I’m an Investor !

April 15, 2007 at 12:49 pm 11 comments

I just opened an account with KMEFIC for trading stocks in the American market.
I don’t think I would trade in Kuwait Stock Exchange any time soon , since the market is not efficient. The share’s price in KSE doesn’t necessarily reflect its worth , on the other hand in NASDAQ most of the share’s prices reflect their value which makes it an efficient market . Also in the US you get tons and tons of reliable information on your stocks and you can easily analyze them.

Their website is www.Alawsat.com , the minimum opening account balance is KD 5,000 . you can withdraw them the second day , in NASDAQ they charge 18$ per transaction . Not too cheap , not too expensive !

I don’t have much experience in stock trading , I tried some NASDAQ demo trading accounts ,but nothing serious.
My investment strategy at first will be:

  • Start trading with low amount , KD 1000 Max
  • Diversify info different shares in different sectors
  • Avoid non Shari’a compliance shares
  • Go on 3 months strategy

If I became rich , I would probably quit my job , move to Mauritius! buy me some slaves and a Ferrari and a Porsche

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11 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Ra-1  |  April 15, 2007 at 2:59 pm

    Never tried the American market! let us know how is it like, and good luck 🙂

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  • 2. Financy  |  April 15, 2007 at 4:01 pm

    Ra-1 .. then how was ur experience with KSE ?

    my friend says he makes 15% every 2 to 3 months.

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  • 3. Yara  |  April 15, 2007 at 6:37 pm

    Im currently studying finance, i would love to invest. But i have no idea how, where to start and all that. I might check out the demo account thing, thanks! 🙂

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  • 4. Financy  |  April 16, 2007 at 12:00 am

    Yara .. go to Dr. Ahmed Yousef Dashti AYD Inc., he would teach you very good :p

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  • 5. uTmosT  |  April 16, 2007 at 12:05 am

    All my smart finance n economics proffessiors recommend investing in Nasdaq Cause of the accurtate (or wutever;p) value of stock,
    anyway Goodluck 😀 oo etha u profited shay fa remember sharing is caring 😛

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  • 6. skunk  |  April 16, 2007 at 9:53 am

    if everything is efficient you wouldnt make money cos then everything is fairly priced.

    which is why i stay in the KSE 😀

    do alot of reading first, buy some books by and on benjamin graham and warren buffet, forget technical analysis, and check out the “efficient market theorey” and he arguments against it.

    good luck dude 😀

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  • 7. Ra-1  |  April 16, 2007 at 3:08 pm

    I prefer short terms, I always get profit ALWAYS el7emdella 🙂

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  • 8. True Faith  |  April 16, 2007 at 7:39 pm

    If AYD was a good investor he wouldn’t be teaching in KUNIV 😛

    Good luck 🙂

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  • 9. Financy  |  April 16, 2007 at 10:44 pm

    uTmost .. NASDAQ is easier .. but in KSE if you have inside info you can make some money as well

    skunk .. what i meant by efficient is that almost all information is available , and in general a stock price really represents its worth ..

    Ra-1 .. mashallah mashallah .. share with us your investment strategy :p

    TF .. once AYD said ” entaw 3abalkom ana ayee el jam3a adarres 3ashan el ma3ash ?! Laaa .. ana ayee bs 3ashan jeddam zojty agolhah ana raye7 el dawaam ” … ahbal

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  • 10. True Faith  |  April 17, 2007 at 8:49 am

    He once said “Intaw a’3ba nas laankom ga3deen tesme3oon kalami ana law feeni ‘7air chan ma darast hnee” … really ahbal 😛

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  • 11. yara4ever  |  April 17, 2007 at 6:22 pm

    Mnazel mada 9aifi bas im not gonna take it now .. and i guess mo 3inda if he is ahbal 😛 🙂

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