Tag Archive: PLUTONOMY

2017 Into 2018, For All The Mad, Stupid, Evil and Greedy People in the World

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photo courtesy of Mr Percy T., Auschwtiz 2017.     * 2017 was a rare recording-breaking year where sell-signals did not work, that has left us at a loss for words, a volatile… 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

The Wealth Gap And The Tall Poppies

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It is elections time in Singapore and time to bring up the problems of the poor which is timely, I would suppose, even if Singapore does not really have a severe problem with… Continue reading

Op Ed : For 90% Of The World, There Is No Logic Or Means

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My professor friend solved that confounded Primary 5 math logic problem in less than 2 minutes, to none of my amazement of course, because we would expect All Teachers and Principals and Ministers… Continue reading

Being Rich When Everyone Else is Richer = Inequality = Get Ready For the Rich Tax

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Hey, I think we are all being very unfair to Janet Yellen. Because most of us are richer (or not poorer) and a lot of people could be a lot poorer if not… Continue reading

Feeling Good About Inflation Vis-à-Vis Affordability

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We get told daily that the developed world is falling into deflation. Europe, or rather the European Central Bank, is so worried about it that they saw it necessary to penalise savers with… Continue reading

Singapore Millionaires In Trouble, Real Estate and The Mass Market Wealth Effect

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As I watched Non Stop, starring Liam Neeson, a funny thought crossed my mind. With QE1, 2 and 3, even ransoms are getting higher. In the film, the ransom demanded was US 150… Continue reading

1994 and 2014 – A Clockwork Orange ?

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For a Cold War era kid, I am mortified at the audacity of those 5 teenagers who were arrested on vandalism charges because it is not just vandalism they attempted – it is… Continue reading

It Always Rains When The Car Is Washed – Volatility And Hedging Your Portfolio

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I decided to wash the car on Sunday which had all the appearance of a hot and sunny day and turned out so. But as Murphy’s Law would have it, a single lone… Continue reading

Anger, Anger, Everywhere, Nor Any Drop To Drink

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There is a lot of anger in the world today, from the big men and women to the little people. For the little people, the anger arises from social inequality which is threatening… Continue reading