Industry, Economic, General SET

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Is coming persistent inflation the biggest risk/culprit? I question?

Coming persistent inflation is the big headline-worry at present, but I question this. 

Many believe broad inflation will be persistent and on the increase well into next year and beyond.  Is this a foregone conclusion?  Iron-ore for example has dropped considerably in the past few months, copper as...

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ABC's, to invest in Thai stocks by non-Thai's.

ABC's, to invest in Thai stocks by non-Thai's.

First step is to have a Thai bank account so to collect the dividends, as Thai brokers can't endorse e-dividends.  As these are usually directly deposited to one's Thai Bank account.  Then, separately one has to open a Thai broker account which requires a...

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Reminiscences' of an investor with a professional background and long on locations experience.

Reminiscences' of a seasoned investor with a professional background and long on-location experience.  A walk down memory lane.

A prominent lawyer from England, whom thought he knew better.

A few years ago a prominent lawyer from England whom just sold his company for 100 mill. pounds...

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The graph shows it and then some, sSET vs. SET index.

Below you can see the graph on how sSET Index, which represents "the price movement of common stocks apart from constituents in the SET50 Index and SET100 Index", performed, vs. SET benchmark index. This shown from the outset of Covit-19 April 1 2020, which was start of the lock downs.  Nearly 3...

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Speculate on answers desired for us to believe, vs outright telling un-truths!

Speculating around answers desired to be believed, and the telling of outright un-truths!

In a previous article called “Exchange of mails with a leading Thai broker CEO”  where I reported an actual LinkedIn exchange I had with a leading Thai broker-head. There I had asking some short questions, only to get outright wrong +...

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Thai intermediation of savings -is off the rails.

Thai intermediation of Savings is "off the rails".  Thai Investing/savings, to their own detriment, is often less than rational -by both Foreign and many Thai's.

In any capitalistic economy the so-called intermediation of savings/investment is a critical important core component of such a system.  It presumes that savers will broadly...

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Exchange of mails with a leading Thai broker CEO.

Messages exchange with a leading Thai broker CEO.

Below is an mail exchange I just had with a CEO of a major SET brokerage firm. This only came about because this CEO made a post questioning in frustration some of the cumbersome rules/quarantine and paper work required when he re-entered Thailand...

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Smaller taste's great and is less filling.

Here once again I dare to address the often -besides never reported- misunderstood reasons why size matters and is often a detriment when it comes to managing money. 

Below is a message I received from free-registered user which I chose to answer below as its often...

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Are all money managers over paid?

Some years ago some very astute money managers earned Yale University endowment fund billions of $ in investment returns on a fully diversified portfolios, that year. When they asked for their agreed 100 mill. fee, the University's "little old ladies" screamed highway robbery! So they fired those great money managers....

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