Reflections on Mad March Hares On The Ides Of March And Getting Rich In Singapore

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It would be an absolute Shakespearean tragedy for any financial post written this weekend not to mention anything about the FOMC rate hike that was interpreted as a cut for the first time… Continue reading

Ignorance Is Bliss In Singapore Bond Markets

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Over a chat with some smart people, I got to thinking how some people are too smart for their own good, not as an admission of any intellectual inferiority but plain commonsense that… 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

Dying For Their Money

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This post was published first in http://www.ezfx.com and reproduced with permission.   A good friend of mine just returned after celebrating Xmas and New Year’s day in Bhutan, not before unsentimentally liberating herself… Continue reading

Ad Hoc Commentary – economists should embrace Trump to rebalance the world economy

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One can’t help noticing that those who failed to predict that Trump would win the presidency are now channeling their energies into predicting that the world economy is doomed because of Trumponomics. Yours… 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