Category Archives: Portfolio

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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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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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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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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Portfolio Update

It has been a while since I last did an update on my portfolio. My previous update was in June 2017 (read here). In the previous post, I did mention that I wanted to increase my war-chest and perhaps reduce … Continue reading

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The FOMO feeling…

I always feel that investing is like taking a stance on a particular idea. Either you believe in the thesis or not. There is no in between. It is either you are right or the market is right. There is … Continue reading

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