First full trading week of the year has come and gone. What a week! The missile attack by Iran on US bases in Iraq on Monday was a "bombshell" (pun intended). Market went down sharply at the start but surprisingly, it recovered by the end the day. Volatility was written everywhere in the market. If … Continue reading Nervy but Good Start to a New Year, so I Sold and Strengthen my Warchest
It is a nice change after several week of losses to see "Greens" emerging on my Singapore and Hong Kong portfolios again. The Hang Seng and Strait Times Index gained about 2% each. While the gain on my Hong Kong stocks was more broad-based, this was not the case for my Singapore portfolio. It's only the … Continue reading Random Thoughts about Last Week Happenings
It would be so boring if I write another blog post about what I bought again. So I will start with a different topic before doing a short one on my "Buy" this week ... Yes, its another "Buy" week for me amidst all the chaos in the market recently. SReits are beginning to show weaknessesWhile reviewing … Continue reading SReits are beginning to show weaknesses
Last week, I mentioned about my inflection point when the value of the shares I bought exceeded those that I sold. It was a fresh change that came after a continuous 8 week of shares sales. This week, the buy trend continues. In fact, I didn't sell any. Fo reference, STI index dropped almost 3%. … Continue reading Buying continues
A subtle change but an important one for me - for the first time in many weeks, my $Buy is more than my $Sell this week. For some of you who have been following my blog, you will know that I had been doing pretty aggressive selling in the past 2 months. So, it is … Continue reading My $Buy > $Sell for a Change – an inflection point?
The past week was a relative quiet one for me. No major changes to my portfolio because there wasn't any reason for me to do anything. STI index gained 6 points or moved just 0.2% in the 5 trading days. On the contrary, the US market was in full buoyancy, breaking records after records. The US … Continue reading From “SPH” to “Keppel” week – Expected Dividends & Dates Table attached
First, I like to thank all the subscribers who have signed up for regular updates from this blog. This week, the number of subscribers surpassed 200! Thank you all for your support and I hope you will continue to find this blog relevant to your investment and F.I.R.E journey. It is another incredible week again! … Continue reading Couldn’t resist the temptation … I touched even the untouchables!
Time passes very fast, we are entering the last quarter of this year soon. 2 companies - SPH Reit and Fraser Commercial Trust have already announced the dates when they will announce their quarterly results. I expect more companies to announce this week. In preparation, I have created a page that contains the Q4 2017 … Continue reading Awaiting Q4 Dividends Eagerly
This is just to share a few of my favourite reads recently in case you miss them and they may be useful for you on your investment journey. 1.Singapore—A Market Not To Be Underestimated Part 1 Singapore—A Market Not To Be Underestimated Part 2 " ... In explaining our continued positivity towards the Singapore equity … Continue reading Five Favourite Recent Reads
Contributed by: Warriortan, #investforyourself My Thought Process When Selecting Reits " I've been asked many times by readers on why I select a particular Reit. People asked me why I bought into Far East Hospitality Trust (FEHT) when all the fundamentals and share price did was to keep going down. The same was asked with Sabana … Continue reading Favourite reads this week (6-13 May)