Jan19 has been a great month for equity investors. All major markets made an incredible turnaround from the dismal Dec and put on a strong show within a month. STI gained about 5%, Hang Seng/China Shanghai indexes gained about 10% and US S&P-500 8%. Happy # 1 My overall portfolio outperformed STI slightly, @6.5% but … Continue reading Jan19: 5 Happys
Starting this year, I occasionally blogged about my net worth. I calculated it based on (Total Assets - Total Liabilities). However, in defining "net worth", I have left out the "bulky" and iliquid assets/liabilities like property and car. The reasons being it is difficult to translate them into cash immediately when needed, it is also … Continue reading Richer but can’t help feeling concerned with being over-invested
With a few business hours to go before we close 2017 and welcome 2018 investment year, I don’t expect any drastic change in investment values. With a bit of time on my side today as I am on leave, it would be timely to do a bit of reflection on my investment journey … frankly … Continue reading Simple Reflections on 2017 Investment Journey
Following my last blog on my top 5 holdings, I have been receiving questions from readers on why SPH is on the top of the list (and by the way, it is still there today) There is no special reason - it was partly because I sold the previous top few Reits and then SPH started … Continue reading SPH: Is there a safe level to buy?