1.INTRODUCTIONInvestment happens when you allocate some money as your resources to invest in somethingwith an expectation that you will profit in the future. In finance, usually you will invest in assets,either physical assets or even monetary assets so that you can gain or maximize your returncomparing to the initial amount that you have invested. The activity and the process ofinvestment is very important in the real world as it could be beneficial for you during the hardtimes. Therefore, I am very thankful to have gotten the opportunity to learn this subject,Investment and Portfolio Analysis (FIN552) to get the overview and the knowledge ofinvestment.For this subject, we were assigned to trade commodities in a simulation at a platformcalled Bursa Marketplace. This trading simulation is a trading game for us students to buy andsell existing securities listed in the market of Bursa Malaysia. Each of the student that enroll inthis subject are responsible to trade with the capital of RM100,000 given by our lecturer, MissFauziah Binti Mohamad Yunus with the objective of maximizing profit and getting higher returnsfrom the amount of capital that is being given. The knowledge of Investment and PortfolioAnalysis is very important when playing this game as most of the knowledge is applicable in thisgameBy doing this assignment, I am able to learn on how to trade securities in the real tradingworld based on the experiences that I have gained throughout the time when playing this game.Besides that, I will be able to know the current news about Malaysia’s trading market from timeto time as I will be alert with any company announcement and news being published during thetrading game. Besides that, I also will be able to enhance my skill on analyzing charts based onthe technical analysis knowledge that I have gained such as how to trade referring to theindicators like Relative Strength Index, Moving Average, Bollinger Bands and more.Lastly, it can be said that this subject and this simulation have given me a lot of advantages as Iwill know the trading patterns when investing. On the other hand, I will be able to know thepotential gains or losses of a particular stock based on the research findings of the FundamentalAnalysis, analyzing the charts using the Technical Analysis knowledge and also receive manyvaluable information from the expert and professional investors.1
2.0 TRADING PLAN AND STRATEGYPlanning and outlining your own strategy before investing plays a vital role for abeginner investor like me. This is because I have never traded before and I was not familiar withthe trading patterns, tips and tricks in order for you to gain high return. Therefore, in thisassignment I have studied earlier on what is the best strategy that might work for a beginnerinvestor like me.