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About apenquotes

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

Creative Technology Ltd. (C76.SI): When the Story is Stronger than the Numbers…

There are many stocks in the Singapore Exchange, and of course out of these, there are many stocks which nobody would touch. For the longest time, Creative Technology Ltd is one such ‘Zombie’ stock. ‘Zombie’ because it is basically a … Continue reading

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I finally have some time alone to write a post. It has been a busy week. Not easy when you have 2 kids with no domestic helper. You can’t really have much alone time to surf the internet. I came … Continue reading

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What motivates you in your quest for financial freedom? 4 persons who have screwed up big time financially, only to bounce back up.

The recent market correction in the US is perhaps a wake-up call for some of us. Well, some may think to themselves looking at the sea of red, “Hey, investing in stocks is actually kind of risky. I can lose … Continue reading

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Love People & Use Things because The Opposite never works

Love People I came across the below post in Seedly Personal Finance Facebook group: Should I make my bf pay me rental fees? A “social-financial” cohesion problem. “Dear Seedly Community, My bf and I are both in our late 30s … Continue reading

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What is at Stake? Does it matter?

Actually, some might say that how we view the recent crash is a matter of perspective. After all, there are many who are rich and doesn’t have a huge stake in the stock market. They can afford to be sanguine … Continue reading

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Seeing Red? Here’s what 10 Financial Bloggers think.

So the US S&P 500 has dropped from its high of 2872 on 26 Jan 2018 to 2581 on 8 Feb 2018; a 10.1% drop in a matter of days. While the STI Index has dropped from its high of … Continue reading

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From FOMO to STGI?

It was only recently when I did a post about FOMO (Fear of Missing Out), back in Dec 2017. Now I think this post can be called STGI (Scare To Go In). Currently, I am screening through my ‘shopping list’. … Continue reading

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Slowly getting out but not ‘out’ out

This will be a short post. Previously, I did a post at the beginning of the year about my portfolio. Read here. In it, I mentioned that I would like to increase my ‘war-chest’. Well, it has been a slow … Continue reading

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The 2 Financial Pillars of Sarine Technologies

I have previously written a post about my thoughts on Sarine Technologies and the effect of its revenue and net profit on its roller-coaster share price. My thoughts on Sarine Technologies Ltd (SGX: U77) (read here) As investors, we often … Continue reading

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Sarine Technology (Gemmological) Laboratory: Will this Tech Company be the Pick-axe to the Diamond Gold Rush?

Recently, I have a colleague who got engaged and she showed all of us her nice big diamond ring. Well… I did not ask her if it is a natural or lab-grown diamond, that would appear rude. However, I just … Continue reading

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