Welcome to the Roaring Twenties. Are You Ready For It?

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“If you look back at the stock market over the past 350 years, you’ll find that in each Century, the Twenties have always enjoyed bull markets in equities; this rings true for the… Continue reading

2019 and Dumbing Us Down Softly With Their Song

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2019 and the end of a decade which has left most of us more stressed out, confused and overwhelmed by markets than ever for a decade that ended with a big bang, leaving… Continue reading

Singapore Corporate Bonds : Wishing Us Good Luck into the New Decade

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Coming to a very quiet end of another decade in the Singapore corporate bond market and we cannot be faulted for wondering where 2019 went because we are going out on whimper with… Continue reading

Op Ed : Mental health, stress, privacy and fear in the world of Big Tech

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It’s that time of the year again, logging onto Facebook and checking out that “friendly” race to see who is having the most exotic or expensive or happiest holiday of all them photos… Continue reading

Disruption Exhaustion – Let the Disruptor Meltdown Begin !

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A friend was lamenting the disruption in daily meals in the city when trying to order a wok-fried udon and found they did not accept cash or credit card, seriously? And there is… Continue reading

Part 2 on HENRY (High Earners Not Rich Yet)

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Loosely continued from last week… Private hire car stops abruptly in front forcing sharp braking, and he reverses so you can see the rude finger gesture and refuses to move until cars behind… Continue reading

Singapore’s HENRY Generation – High Earners Not Rich Yet

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A good friend was raging about her hospitalization insurance bill which SPIKED 40% higher (despite no claims for 12 years) which was a whopping $1k higher for both herself and her teenage son… Continue reading

Absurdity, Markets, Questions and The Joker is the Star of the Show

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Imagine driving down Orange Grove Road and a car comes bearing straight down at you because the single opposite lane has become a private hire driveway? Dystopia? We encounter teams of cyclists taking… Continue reading

Singaporeans Should Give a Damn about the Environment, and Other Things

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Into the final quarter of the year with Hong Kong on our minds, wondering whether to cheer or commiserate knowing that Singapore should benefit from their demise and the billions that will flow… Continue reading

A Bit on the Repo Market Fiasco, SOFR, SORA – Why It Matters But You Don’t Know Yet

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Absurdity rules the world as wildfires rage on all continents (Alaska, Congo, Greece, Indonesia, Amazon, Australia, Siberia etc) of the world except Antarctica and vapers are turning to cigarettes to wean themselves off… Continue reading