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When We Grow Up and Get Retrenched, We Dream of Driving Grab

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There are times when we give thanks if the haze is all we have got to worry about because it is blazing away all over the world not just Indonesia that Brazil, under… Continue reading

Bond Markets are Ba-de-ya, Dancing into September

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Are we living in an artificial simulation? We can predict that will be the big question making headlines in the coming months as the world eagerly anticipates the reboot of the Matrix series… Continue reading

In Protest – What Markets and Riots Have in Common

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Fearful of being harassed on the roads and streets of Singapore, most recently by a mean-looking private hire black minivan which bore down fiercely, on high beam after a tiny preventive honk, a… Continue reading

Wrapping Our Heads Around Negative Yields

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photo courtesy of Ms Sok Fen, Uyuni Bolivia   What a week and Bloomberg was not exagerating last weekend when we were told to Get Read for the World Economy’s Biggest Week of… Continue reading

Welcome to Bizarro Markets – A New Paradigm

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photo courtesy of Ms Sok Fen, Uyuni Bolivia     Earthquake season – US Women win the World Cup and we have a repeat of 2015 in the Men’s Wimbledon Singles today. We… Continue reading

No Arguing with the Liquidity Crisis

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photo courtesy of Ms Sok Fen, Machu Picchu     What happens when you get into a private hire vehicle to be lambasted by a crotchety driver telling you not to tell him… Continue reading

Negative Yields and Inverted Curves – The New Normal?

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Summer Solstice and it will not get better than this – different people would have it as risk-on or risk-off depending on what they were looking at, like on Friday when an Indonesia… Continue reading

The Great Singapore Real Estate Sale

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It just keeps getting crazier for us, the zombies. Toronto Raptors wins their very first NBA finals in history, defeating San Francisco in a bad omen for Silicon Valley even though Beyond Meat… Continue reading

Market Thoughts : The Zombies are Coming For Us

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Before we get all angry about our roads these days, ever wondered what it would be like to be a full-time for hire driver? It would mean that time is money, and there… Continue reading

Dunno Why Singapore Government Bonds are One of the Worst Performers in the World this Year

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While we are still on boycott crusade, Deliveroo lost another customer this week, when a friend complained about how her free 20 dollar voucher expired because she did not manage to activate it… Continue reading