After a hectic week of non-stop 5 consecutive nights of conference calls with my US and European colleagues, I finally found some respite now to contribute my thoughts to our blog. In between, 8 new readers have subscribed to our blog and I thank you for your support. In the last one week, our STI … Continue reading I think my plans are working out okay
The first half of 2018 has come and gone. All of a sudden, the market looks gloomier now than at the start of the year. It has been hit from many fronts including the rise in US interest rate, rise in crude oil price (aka inflation), rise in protectionism with trade war looming between US … Continue reading Alas, a Depressing 1H 2018 But some Food for Thoughts on what we can do for 2H
Firstly, let me welcome 6 new subscribers to this blog. I appreciate your support and interest. Secondly, I must admit I have neglected this blog for the past one month. Work and family life have been hectic and have taken priority. The activities at home and at work are actually still very intense. So this … Continue reading Investing for Dividend is really Great!
Many things happened in the investment world in the last 3 months. I am just glad that my dividend yield target stays on track to deliver 5% return by end 2018 and my net "worth" has managed to hold on. I started tracking my net worth quarterly since Q4 last year because I came to believe that … Continue reading Glad that Net Worth is Holding On
I know it has been a while since I last created a new post. I hope I didn't lose too many of you - my dear readers. Although I struggle to find time lately to write, I have been diligently tracking the release of results of the stocks on my watchlist and the dividends that … Continue reading Reflections on Dividends Declared in Q3 2017
SPH Reit is almost always the first company on my watchlist to release its results every quarter. This time, it took on an additional significance as it is my single largest holding currently. Thus, I was very keen to know how it performed in the last quarter. I heaved a sign of relief when the … Continue reading GREAT “Business as usual” for SPH Reit
I spent the morning analysing and reflecting on the changes in my active portfolio in the last quarter. Some of my findings surprised me even. So thought of sharing it with you ... Surprise #1: STI has a rather subdued Q2 STI climbed from 3171.11 on 30Mar to 3226.48 on 30June, rising only 1.75%. This … Continue reading Q2 Review: Swopped Reits to Equities