Category Archive: Views & Commentaries

The Future of Real Estate Investment – 2017 and Beyond

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Photo courtesy of Mr TT Tan, taken in Liverpool.   Tired of hearing about the property market with at least 1 email a day from local financial sites (no names mentioned), selling the… Continue reading

2016 into 2017 : Alice In Wonderland

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Photo courtesy of Mr KC Kan, in HK  “But I don’t want to go among mad people,” Alice remarked. “Oh, you can’t help that,” said the Cat: “we’re all mad here. I’m mad.… Continue reading

2017 Singapore Rates Outlook : Falling Down The Rabbit Hole

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Photo courtesy of Ms Jeannie Tan, S.F.   2016 Has Been A Year To Forget So we emerged bleary eyed from 2015 into a dream state in 2016 and now to go down… 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

Who Dares To Write About The Singapore Bond Market

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Photo courtesy of Mr P., in Tokyo where it snows every 54 years in November.   Shock and awe? We can’t blame Trump for it all. Singapore bonds are ratcheting, towards their day… 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

US Elections : To Win The Battle And Lose The War

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Point Lobos photo courtesy of Ms Jeannie Tan, S.F.     Happy Guy Fawkes Day on November the 5th ! Remember, remember! The fifth of November, The Gunpowder treason and plot; I know… Continue reading

The US Vice Presidential Election and The Future of USD

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This post was published first in http://www.ezfx.com and reproduced with permission.   We know that the US elections is affecting more people than ever this time when Singaporean and Malaysian taxi drivers have… Continue reading

Halloween Trade Idea : Don’t Study So Hard, Learn To Think Instead

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Photo courtesy of Ms Jeannie Tan, S.F.   On the hot topic of education, a dear friend of mine recounted to me how she, oddly, felt suicidal when the kid flunked Math in… Continue reading

Ramblings on The Sunset Industry, Bankers and Knowledge Workers

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Photograph courtesy of Ms Jeannie Tan, S.F.. A quick chat with some young bankers, on the other side of 20, who were fresh management trainees not too long ago, reminded me of the… Continue reading