Adalah suatu yang membanggakan apabila menjadi 'Duta Kecil' PUO di persada dunia. Harapan menguatkan keyakinan, kesungguhan menggapai puncak menara gading. Bermula sebagai pelajar PUO sessi Jan 1999 di bawah Kejuruteraan Elektronik membuka lembaran meniti kejayaan. Pada mulanya adalah sukar untuk merealisasikan impian kerana saya di bawah aliran Elektrik Kuasa sebelum itu yang pernah menuntut di … Continue reading Nukilan Khas Buatmu – Junior Politeknik Ungku Omar, Ipoh (Perak)
Month: August 2018
The Federal Reserve
Introduction Most people are aware that there is a government body that acts as the guardian of the economy - an economic sentinel who implements policies designed to keep the country operating smoothly. Unfortunately, most investors do not understand how or why the government involves itself in the economy. In the U.S., the answer lies … Continue reading The Federal Reserve
What is an ‘IOU’?
An IOU is an informal document that acknowledges a debt owed, and this debt does not necessarily involve a monetary value as it can also involve physical products. The informal nature of an IOU means there may be some uncertainty about whether it is a binding contract, and the legal remedies available to the lender … Continue reading What is an ‘IOU’?
Fiat Money is any legal currency that is not backed by a physical commodity, nor does the material it is made of have significant value. The currency’s stated value exists because of government decree. Hence the name “fiat,” which comes from Latin and means, “It shall be.” A currency that is fiat money maintains its … Continue reading Fiat Money
The History Of Money: From Barter To Banknotes
Money in and of itself, is nothing. It can be a shell, a metal coin, or a piece of paper with a historic image on it, but the value that people place on it has nothing to do with the physical value of the money. Money derives its value by being a medium of exchange, … Continue reading The History Of Money: From Barter To Banknotes
What is ‘Bullion’ ?
Bullion is gold and silver that is officially recognized as being at least 99.5% pure and is in the form of bars or ingots. To create bullion, gold first must be discovered by mining companies and removed from the earth in the form of gold ore, a combination of gold and mineralized rock. The gold is … Continue reading What is ‘Bullion’ ?
Investing in Gold? Here’s What You Need to Know
When the market tumbles or investors are afraid of what's going on in the world or people are afraid of inflation, interest around investing in gold goes up. You'll hear folks lament over-priced stocks or express distrust in the Federal Reserve to unwind from their quantitative easing without printing money and causing hyperinflation. Whatever the reasons, investors will … Continue reading Investing in Gold? Here’s What You Need to Know
What is ‘Palladium’?
Palladium is a shiny, silvery metal used in many types of manufacturing processes, particularly for electronics and industrial products. Palladium has an atomic number of 46 on the periodic table of the elements. The majority of the world's supply of this rare metal comes from mines located in the United States, Russia, South Africa and Canada. … Continue reading What is ‘Palladium’?
A Beginner’s Guide to Precious Metals
Since the dawn of time, gold and silver have been recognized as valuable. And even today, precious metals have their place in a savvy investor's portfolio. But which precious metal is best for investment purposes? And why are they so volatile? If you're just getting started in precious metals, read on to learn more about how they work … Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to Precious Metals
Is Silver The New Gold?
Why Silver's Hot ? Silver has skyrocketed for many of the same reasons as gold, a big one being widespread fear about the condition and direction of the economy. Anytime there's economic uncertainty and a risk of higher inflation, just like there is right now, precious metals become increasingly popular because of their perceived safety … Continue reading Is Silver The New Gold?