Author Archives: apenquotes

About apenquotes

Born in 1976. Married with 2 kids (a boy and a girl). A typical Singaporean living in a 4 room flat.

Would you give up your bike for oBike?

I don’t particularly use oBike a lot. When I go out with my family I can’t really use the oBikes. My kids are too young and my wife does not know how to ride a bike. However, I do use it … Continue reading

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The Unequal world of Interns

      Well, you know, things aren’t always what they seem to be. What can I say, cosmetics does wonder.   The ZERO dollar Trainee I do believe that law graduates get paid higher than most other graduates from other … Continue reading

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QAF (Intrinsic Value and Trailing PEG)

I have previously written about QAF Limited on 7 July 2016 (read here). If I am not wrong, the stock price then was around SGD 1.08. On 22 June 2017, the stock price of QAF is SGD 1.325. Well, I … Continue reading

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Portfolio Update

This will be just a quick update on my portfolio. Basically, it has been rather uneventful. I am still in a net cash holding position in relation to my stock holdings. For this month, I did not divest any of my … Continue reading

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Which is more profitable? High Dividend Yield Singapore Stocks or Dividend Growth Singapore Stocks?

I was reading some of my old posts and came upon a post, written in May 2016 about the difference between high dividend yield vs dividend growth stocks. That post came about because I was then reading a book about Income Investing … Continue reading

Posted in Dividend & Yield, Healthcare Stocks, Raffles Medical, REITS, Straco, Vicom | 2 Comments

Rock Solid Shares to start the year 2015 with – where are they now?

I have previously written a post in August 2015, about the status of the shares classified as Rock Solid Shares to start the year 2015 with by The Motley Fool (see below article by The Motley Fool). Rock-Solid Shares to … Continue reading

Posted in Kingsmen Creatives Ltd, Raffles Medical, Silverlake Axis Ltd, Vicom | 2 Comments

Work is better when you don’t need the money

I first came across the above statement when I was watching this talk by Frugal Guru Pete Adeney (from Mr. Money Mustache blog). All my life after graduation, I have been in a job. In my 20s and early 30s, I … Continue reading

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My thoughts on this tiny stock: Singapore Kitchen Equipment (SKE) Limited

Singapore Kitchen Equipment (SKE) Limited is a tiny stock listed in the Catalist. It was only recently listed on the Catalist on 22 July 2013, and has a market capitalization of only S$24 million. The Business Singapore Kitchen Equipment (SKE) Limited, … Continue reading

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Review of Quarter Results (Vicom, Riverstone, ISOTeam, Colex, Sarine Technologies & Golden Agri Resources)

Actually, I am quite an impatient person. Perhaps it is because of my job, or me living in fast pace Singapore where everything is about efficiency, or it is just my character…. However, I feel that I might have mellowed … Continue reading

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oBike (Bike sharing, the good, the bad)

I previously did a post about my experience with oBike. It has been only a few days since that post – and just a short update. I have been using oBike occasionally. Sometime, after work, during weekends, the holidays…etc. Frankly – I … Continue reading

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