Tag Archives: Entrepreneurs

Dismal External Trading

The pace of contraction in exports from the level a year ago eased at   —19.8%YoY (Jul-09: -22.9%YoY) but the pace of contraction in imports rose to a sharper —18.6%YoY (Jul-09: —16.2%YoY). Signs of a strong recovery are not yet evident.

Investment on Asia Property

The Asian property sector started slowing down sometime in 2007 and remained weak in 2008 due to the slowdown in the global economy and the cautious state of investors after the crash of the United States housing market. The meltdown

Commercial Property As Investment Vehicle

While the Asia economy is still mired in a recession, exports indicators and employment figures have shown some signs of stabilization as of the first quarter of 2009, with economists forecasting a turnaround by year’s end. Property indices also indicate

MAYBANK

Maybank together with other global financial stocks had a tremendous rally from its March low of R M3.54 to its recent high of RM6.15. However the recent uptrend may be showing signs of exhaustion as ADX had begun to move

Ray Kroc (1902 – 1984)

Sometimes, patience, perseverance and time are the simplest ingredient. Achieve your personal success. If you really think about it, most great achievement weren’t born until a great deal of time, enormous patience (with you) and unwavering perseverance prevail. There are

Learn from Michael Jackson’s Death and Finance Planning

In the early hours of 25 June 2009, unconfirmed reports started trickling in that the King of Pop, Michael Jackson (“MJ”), has suffered a cardiac arrest and he did not survive the attack. The world was in disbelief and in

Mary Kay Ash (1918 – 2001)

Born    :May 12, 1918 in Hot Wells, Harris County, Texas, USA Died    : November 22, 2001 in Dallas, Texas, USA Occupation      : Founder of Mary Kay Children          : Richard Rogers, Marilyn Rogers, and Ben Rogers “You

Soichiro Honda (1906 – 1991)

Born    : November 17, 1906 in Hamamatsu, Japan Died    : August 5, 1991 (aged 84) in Japan Occupation      :  Founder, Honda Motor Company Limited Throughout his life, Soichiro Honda never forgot the day when he ran hopelessly after the

Richard Schulze – Founder of BEST BUY

Richard Schulze has devoted more than half of his life to the consumer electronics industry, awl he was the recipient of the 1999 National Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. His wide – ranging career encompasses technical experience,

Stelios Haji-Loannou (Pioneer of Low-Cost Air Travel)

Born    : 14 February 1967 in Athens, Greece Alma Mater     : London School of Economics Occupation      : Entrepreneur Net Worth       : GBP £1.29 billion Stelios is the man who introduced low-cost flying in Britain, and today he is a big guy

Henry Ford (1863 – 1947)

Born    : July 30, 1863 in Greenfield Township, Dearborn, Michigan, U.S. Died     : April 7, 1947 (aged 83) in Fair Lane, Dearborn, Michigan, U.S. Occupation      : Business, Engineering Net Worth       : above $188.1 billion, according to Wealthy historical figures 2008,

Eldrick “Tiger” Woods – Greatest Golfer

Born    : December 30, 1975 in Cypress, California Height : 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 185 lb (84 kg; 13.2 st) Nationality      : United States Residence Windermere, Florida Spouse             : Elin Nordegren Children          : Sam Alexis (2007) & Charlie Axel (2009) Eldrick “Tiger” Woods

Akio Morita (1921 – 1999)

If a country that was ravaged by the evil of war and bombs, bounced back to become the No.2 economy in the world, the credit must go to Japanese people like Akio Morita, the man who made the name “Sony”

Walter Elias Disney / Walt Disney (1901 – 1966)

Born    : December 5, 1901 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Died    : December 15, 1966 (aged 65) in Burbank, California, U.S. Occupation      : Film producer, Co-founder of The Walt Disney Company, formerly known as Walt Disney Productions Spouse(s)         : Lillian

William Wrigley, Jr. (1861 – 1932)

Born    : September 30, 1861 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Died    : January 26, 1932 (aged 70) in Phoenix, Arizona, United States Occupation      : Confectionery Magnate Spouse(s)         : Ada Children          : Dorothy, Philip Knight Wrigley Parents