Category Archives: Portfolio

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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Why I decided not to use 8 Securities

This post is a continuation of my post dated 23 July 2017 (see below). 8 Securities: Broker to trade US and Hong Kong Stocks (read here) So yes, 8 Securities does not have holding fees, if I am to buy and hold … Continue reading

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8 Securities: Broker to trade US and Hong Kong Stocks

In my previous post, I mentioned that I am looking for a broker so that I can trade US and Hong Kong Stocks with no holding fees. Why look for a broker now? Now, before I continue, just to clarify… … Continue reading

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Finding a Broker to trade US and Hong Kong stocks

I came across this article by the Fifth Person: “How to open a brokerage account in Singapore (and how to choose the right broker)” (read here). In the article, it mentioned the following: “I’ll assume you plan on trading in the … Continue reading

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