Tag Archive: NASDAQ

The Age of Giants in the Sharing Economy – To Eat, To Shop, To Invest or To Read Chinese Literature

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* We are still living in the dream in the record stock market rally even though we hit some snags last week observing the first signs of volatility in a while * JPM… Continue reading

A Suicidal Time For the Markets

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Mental Health Problems – Continued Suicide has been quite the theme for parents this week as a dear friend informed me that her parent group chat has been abuzz with interest, on the… Continue reading

Zico Files : Corrections – they come and go

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Corrections are part and parcel of the life as an investor – they come and the go. In the week that past, there is always that “end of the world” feeling which often give rise to… Continue reading

Equity Wednesday : No Guts No Glory, Remember Oct 87

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I am beginning to think its a market plague even as the world has a few real diseases outbreaks to worry about. BUBONIC PLAGUE A Chinese town has been sealed off and 151… Continue reading

Mid Year Musings : Engineering A Perfect Market At A Price

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My son deceived me into borrowing Season 1 and 2 of the Game of Thrones before I realised that they were both rated M18 and bordered very closely, to my limited understanding, on… Continue reading

The Moral of The Ali Baba Story

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Let’s be clear that Ali Baba is no child’s story as far as I am concerned. And I see myself having some affinity to the folktale given that my nickname in primary school… Continue reading

Constructive Ideas For Singapore Markets : GLP and MLT

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Some readers may have noticed that I pulled the post on the idea of how some bonds could be issued more profitably for some than others. As it turned out, opinions were that… Continue reading

Ad Hoc Commentary – the new Dow is skewed towards financials: Visa and Goldman

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Yesterday, the Dow Index threw out Hewlett-Packard, Alcoa and Bank of America. And they took in Visa, Nike and Goldman Sachs. Since the Dow is a price weighted index, the table below shows… Continue reading

Why Not Tech Stocks ? Part 2

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Bebo founder Michael Birch buys back website for $1m after selling it for $850m   The founder of Bebo has bought the social network for $1m just five years after selling it for… Continue reading

Why No Tech For Buffet ?

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Buffet is not the best investor this year but he certainly still holds a pretty unblemished track record that is longer than many banker’s ages. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_assets_owned_by_Berkshire_Hathaway Berkshire Hathaway is the largest financial institutions… Continue reading