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When borrowers need not even qualify for it, better be fearful!

Posted in Crisis News, and US / Dollar related

Remember subprime-mortgage crisis in 2008? In brief, the banks were lending to borrowers who SHOULD NOT have gotten the loan in the first place. Then, everything collapsed when the borrowers…


High property prices is never a good sign, regardless of country.

Posted in Crisis News, and Property, KL / Selangor

It is not a good sign if property prices keep moving up much faster than the salary increments we receive every year. Of course if we get a promotion, the…

Crash, No, Crash, No, debate continues. Action is similar.

Posted in Crisis News, Penang Properties (Island), Penang properties (mainland), and Property, KL / Selangor

On one side of the ring, we have a veteran real estate expert, Ernest Cheong who sees 2018 as the year that the property market may crash. The panic may…

Fitch on Malaysia: Stable outlook, still at A- (Investment Grade)

Posted in Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), Crisis News, and Malaysian economy

Reported in many different medias few days ago was about Fitch Rating’s affirmation of Malaysia’s long-term foreign- and local-currency issuer default ratings (IDRs) at ‘A-’ with stable outlook, reflecting the country’s…

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