Category Archive: Stocks

Trading Thoughts : Get That Monkey Off My Back

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Another year and another Chinese Lunar New Year approaches, an event to be celebrated by at least 1.4 billion people in the world, including ethnic Chinese, as they prepare to enter a new… Continue reading

2017, Let’s Send in the Clowns !

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  We enter the first week of 2017 with a certain unease in our hearts that we cannot place even as the Singapore Straits Times Index has done nothing but rise every single… Continue reading

Eat, Pray, Love – Stressed Out Singaporeans And The Singaporean Economy

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Photo courtesy of Mr KC Kan, on his mission to Nepal.   Bye Bye Golden Shoe – The Infuriating and Inaccessible CPI Basket Bus fares reduced by 4.2% from Dec 30, with fewer… Continue reading

Deep Market Thoughts : Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and 64 million Unhappy Americans on Black Friday

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We have had press overdose which we cannot really blame them for, watching in incredulity as each moment unfolds daily as the new US Presidency takes shape, loss for words and not knowing… Continue reading

Singapore Real Estate : A Landlord’s Insights 2016

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Photo courtesy of Ms Jeannie Tan, wildlife photographer, SF.   Back in 2013, friends and I arrived at the conclusion that the anchor of Singapore’s wealth lay in the thousands per square foot… Continue reading

Not To Worry If We Are Not FAB50

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photo courtesy of The Discerning Lush, B.C., Canada   Someone commented to me that I should not have been overly alarmed at the estimated 20% loss we wrote about 2 weeks back on… Continue reading

Imagine An Asset Light Model Into The US Presidentials

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photo courtesy of Ms Jeannie Tan, wildlife photographer, SF.   Modern leap years all have the following in common – The US Presidential elections, the summer and winter Olympic Games and the European… Continue reading

Prisoner’s Dilemma Assessment of The Market

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photo courtesy of Ms Jeannie Tan, wildlife photographer, SF.   The ordinary person would not be denying that we are living in strange times these days with an apparently random act of terrorism… Continue reading

1H16 Market Thoughts : Did Somebody Die ?

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With worries mounting daily, the latest being BREXIT fears, markets are mighty lucky mass hysteria has not broken out for the lack of a potential  hard landing for the global economy. Putting a… Continue reading

Sell In May And Go Away – Adage or Old Wives Tale

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Is there a better time to be afraid than when G7 finance ministers meet in Sendai, northeast Japan, possibly one of the most radioactive places on Earth after the costliest natural disaster in… Continue reading