Category Archive: Stocks

Total Eclipse and the Market Crashes

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The summer stock rally is finally losing its resilience Russell 2000 Index has fallen below its 200 day moving average Depression is now the world’s most widespread disease Politics, terrorism, debt and despair… Continue reading

The Great Singapore Bond Market Bail-In – Ezion Holdings and gang

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  Only 4 Companies in SGD Shipping Space Spared of Restructuring In February, DBS CEO Signals Bank May Be Past Worst of Energy Loan Problems “You can walk out of here, you won’t… Continue reading

It’s Obscene – Let Them Buy Real Estate, We Buy Real Estate Companies

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Market Bash : It’s An Obscene End To July It makes sense to end the month of July on an obscene high rather than a low because we have mostly forgotten what Low… Continue reading

Welcome, 1% SIBOR. It Is For Real This Time.

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Appetide Cafe   It is Oxley on our minds this week when you can have the free papers devoting 10 pages to the Oxley saga that I am ashamed to admit I little… Continue reading

Hello July 2017 and Remembering The 1997 Asian Crisis

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Midsummer has passed and long hot days are back to haunt us, drain the spirit and enfeeble the mind. Over lunch with a friend, we could not wait to pour out our grief… Continue reading

Ad Hoc Commentary – are we on the verge of a stock market selloff?

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About 11 months ago, we wrote: “…a Trump presidency coupled with US dollar strength will cause the S&P500 to jump, doubling or even quadrupling. This is mainly because the Donald has the willingness… Continue reading

A Pre Summer Review of SGD Bond Markets – What Goes Up May Come Down

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Weekly Market Bash On the MCE expressway and you get to wondering why Lane 4 to the exit is suffering a single lane congestion, finding out as you dart opportunistically into Lane 5… Continue reading

A Suicidal Time For the Markets

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Mental Health Problems – Continued Suicide has been quite the theme for parents this week as a dear friend informed me that her parent group chat has been abuzz with interest, on the… Continue reading

Food for Thought : Sell Stocks or Sell Bonds

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    The Business Times has spoken again, Singapore bonds are screaming happy days with the recent Commerzbank SGD Tier 2 issue 4 times oversubscribed, for the bond price to rally nearly 2%… Continue reading

An Essay On The Future Economy, Employment and The Roti Prata Career Option

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Gone are the days of people discussing real estate punts or boasting about their bond portfolios, Chinese New Year 2017 has taken on a somber mood that feels almost sobering, despite trying to… Continue reading