Let me first reflect on Aug 2019 before going to the main topic. It wasn't a happy month for many investors. Most indices across the world went lower, with Hong Kong being one of the worst. Guess what, Singapore wasn't far behind. These two trading hubs are bearing the backlash from the US-China trade war. … Continue reading Is dividend growth y-o-y a must? Am I too easily contended?
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
With a week to go, I evaluated the situation and decided that my tactic will be to apply for and hope to get as much of the May'19 Singapore Saving Bond (SSB) issue as possible. The reason is because I think the interest rate has peaked for the time being. Since I have some cash … Continue reading As much SSB as I can get
Yesterday, I had an insightful discussion with a very percipient person whom I admired a lot. After our discussion, I reflected on what he said about the issue of housing prices in Singapore and understood a deeper implication on why we need to keep our housing price affordable in Singapore. For many years, I used to … Continue reading Is a house a burden or an asset or is it more than that?
It is another painful week for equity investors all around the world. For local investors, we witnessed the STI going below the 3000 points psychological support to close the week at 2972 points, 3% down from the previous week. This mirrored the S&P 500 index, which dropped 4%. What was scarier to me was the … Continue reading A painful week thankfully softened by the reliable dividends from the S-Reits’ Old Guards
If you are a Singapore resident and hoping to rely on dividends as a main form of your passive income, you don't have to look overseas, our Singapore market is a great place to help you do so. Finding that difficult to believe ... just read the following: STI ETFDon't know how to choose stock, … Continue reading SG : A Great place for Dividend Seekers
If Warrior can do it, so can you!Regular readers of my blog will know that one of my key investment objectives is to build a portfolio that can provide 5% dividend yield annually. I try to be a bit more kia-su (i.e. afraid to lose) by adding 1% to the more convention 4% Rule. If you … Continue reading 5% Yield, I did it!
Hi, I know there are many websites and apps that provide information on results release dates and dividend distribution of our local companies. However, I can't really find one that I can customise to my needs. Hence, I have created a web page for the stocks on my watchlist. I will try to update it … Continue reading Watchlist – Result Release Jul-Sep 2018
First a warm welcome to 2 new subscribers who joined us since the last blog post. Thank you! I think it is no secret to regular readers of my blog that Singtel is my biggest holding within my portfolio. Actually it is more than what I will typically like to have for a single stock. … Continue reading Keeping Faith with my 4.86% yield with Singtel (at cost)
I chanced upon a list of "target prices" that DBS Treasury published for selected Singapore equities. I compared these target prices against the current prices of the companies in my watchlist and got the table below. I thought of sharing this table with you. It shows the biggest upsides between the current prices and the … Continue reading What stocks to consider accumulating