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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. Check out my Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/apenquotes.tte.9?ref=bookmarks

Market Crashes and Being Antifragile

For people my age (or older): We are the children of the Great Financial Crisis of 2007 to 2008. For instance those people in the late 30s, 40s, 50s, etc… Well, in retrospect, at that time, I didn’t have much … Continue reading

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2 Scenarios – What are your choices?

Scenario 1 Imagine, I come to you and made you two offers: Offer A: You have a 50% chance of making $3300 and a 50% chance of losing $3300. Offer B: You have a 100% chance of making $2000. Which … Continue reading

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Reflections 2018

I was recently reading this post by Kyith, about tracking our net worth. I do it all the time (well, not every day, periodically, sometimes, a few times a week or once a month when I am busy). You see … Continue reading

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Quick Valuation Study for Sarine Technologies Ltd. (U77.SI)

Intrinsic Value Study  In gist: Sarine Technologies Ltd stock price on 14 June 2018 is S$0.895. At current price, there is no margin of safety. The above study shows that the intrinsic value is S$0.67. The earnings of Sarine Technologies will … Continue reading

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The Curious Case of Sarine Technologies Ltd (SGX: U77)

I have previously done a few posts about Sarine Technologies. The 2 Financial Pillars of Sarine Technologies (read here) Sarine Technology (Gemological) Laboratory: Will this Tech Company be the Pick-axe to the Diamond Gold Rush? (read here) Sarine Technologies: A turn for the better? (read here) … Continue reading

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The month of May and US treasury yield curve (2018 Version)

I did a post on the US treasury yield curve back in May 2016 (read here). As quoted in that post (with reference to a newspaper article): A sign that a correction is coming is that the US treasury yield curve is … Continue reading

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Wai Kee Holdings Limited (0610.HK) – Valuation Study

Wai Kee Holdings Ltd. is an investment holding company, which engages in the construction and infrastructure business. It operates through the following segments: Construction; Construction Materials; Quarrying; and Property Development and Investment, Toll Road, Investment and Asset Management. It is … Continue reading

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Japan Foods Holding Ltd. (5OI.SI) – Is its Dividend Sustainable?

To be frank, what initially attracted me to the stock of Japan Foods Holding Ltd. recently, is its dividend yield. As mentioned in my earlier post, Japan Foods’ dividend yield is 4.06% in FY 2017, and it is among the … Continue reading

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Japan Foods Holding Ltd 5OI (A quick valuation study)

This will just be a quick valuation study for Japan Foods Holding Ltd. (5OI.SI). I have previously did a quick study on this stock in June 2015 (read here). Japan Foods’ dividend yield looks tempting at 4.06% in 2017. Among the highest … Continue reading

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Reaching the next milestone

A lot has been written about F.I.R.E (Financial Independence Retiring Early). I guess we all have a ‘number’ in our mind. It is this target you want to hit, the magic amount. Some people are aiming for $10,000.00 or $100,000.00 … Continue reading

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