Category Archive: Views & Commentaries

Why I Need Augmented Decision Making

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Photo courtesy of Mr KC Kan, Kurashiki, Japan.   This post was first published in  http://chinesevagabond.blogspot.sg/, who is not to be mistaken for a MadChinaMan but one who would be too free-spirited to… Continue reading

Wealth Insight : How To Get Rich In Singapore ? It is Hard.

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Weekly Market Bash We cannot have a week end without a bash at the markets, can we ? 2 years on since the passing of founding father, Lee Kuan Yew, on the 23rd… Continue reading

International Women’s Day 2017 : Let’s Keep Talking About The Gender Gap

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It is one of those surreal weeks that have you drifting in and out of reality, stricken by the possible dreaded H2N3 virus they do not even bother to tell you about anymore… 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

Capital Controls, Half The World and The USD

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All these asset bubbles around the world as we see the Chinese buy up real estate, wines and everything they can lay their hands on. And it is not just the Chinese, the… 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

CNY Market Thoughts: Let’s Not Forget Chicken Little Pandemonium Is Fowl Play

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Cancel our cable TV subscriptions because reality is really more entertaining these days and there hasn’t been a day without entertainment just reading the news since Trump took office with fake news taken… Continue reading

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

Singapore Corporate Bonds 2017 : No Rain, No Rainbow

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2016 has been a great hunting year for some investors, taking advantage of one of the darkest periods in Singapore bond market history to pick up obscene bargains while others footed the price.… 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