A List of Our Featured Articles

How to Find Thai Property Foreclosures

A useful strategy when seeking to invest in real estate in Thailand is to review listings of foreclosed properties. The following is an extensive list of links to foreclosed properties offered for sale online by Thai banks.  Click on a link to search the database of foreclosed properties offered for sale by that bank: Bangkok ... Read More

Trade Thai Shares Not American Penny Stocks

The purpose of this article is to explain to you in simple terms why you are much better off trading Thai shares and not American penny stocks. Some of the highest earning websites across all of the internet today make their money from hyping the potential profits that can be made on penny stocks, and ... Read More

What are NVDR, (F) shares, and (L) shares?

Thailand has a regulatory framework that limits foreign (non-Thai) ownership of listed company shares to a maximum of 49%, except in the banking and finance sector where the limit can be as low as 25%. Within this framework, the following three types of share are made available to a foreigner trading on the Stock Exchange ... Read More

How to Short Sell Thai Shares

Short selling is a way that you can make money when prices on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) are falling.  In this article I review two different strategies that you can use to short sell specific Thai shares.  I also explain why I prefer one of these strategies over the other. Strategy One:  Short ... Read More

Day Trade Thai Shares and Pay No Tax

Last week I posted a detailed new article called Trade Thai Shares Not American Penny Stocks. If you are currently trading on U.S. markets, or plan to in the future, you should read it. A kind member of the Thai Shares community pointed out that I omitted to mention anything about taxation.  So, to make ... Read More

Thai ETFs: Fully Replicated or Optimized?

An exchange traded fund (ETF) is a pooled investment vehicle that holds a basket of securities with the goal of tracking an index or asset class.  Although I published it only a couple of weeks ago, my guide to ETFs in Thailand has already received a good deal of attention. One reader emailed me to ... Read More

How to Value Thai Call and Put Warrants

Warrants are a special type of security listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) that enable you to create a long or short position on an underlying Thai share.  Before you commence trading a Thai warrant it is important that you first assess its true value.  You then have a reference point upon which ... Read More

Thai Stock Market Closes For Lunch

The Stock Exchange of Thailand is different from Western markets in many ways. One notable difference is that the SET closes for lunch. If you want to trade on the SET, it is important that you are aware of this characteristic, and the challenges and opportunities that it creates. It's no secret that Thais love ... Read More

Donald Trump is Already At War

Five or six years ago I was out surfing with a friend of mine who works as a coder. It was a lovely clear day and we had a good chat as we floated on our surfboards behind the break. The essence of most of our conversation was plagiarized from Chomsky. We rabbited on ... Read More

How to Use Trailing Stops in Thailand

If you are day trading on the Thai market, and buy a share or warrant, the value of that security should start to increase immediately. If it doesn't, then the best case scenario is that you were early, and the worst case is that you are wrong. To maintain success as a trader it is ... Read More