Wk 9 : Buy some more on weakness

The title speaks for itself. Week 9 was an interesting one. While we see the usual pattern that the Singapore STI took an opposite path to HK Hang Seng Index and US S&P500 and Nasdaq again, for a change, the STI went up 2% while the rest went down (HK was down 6%, Nasdaq down … Continue reading Wk 9 : Buy some more on weakness

Wk5: Manulife Reit stole the limelight

S&P 500 rose 2.5% to break its closing record this week. Hang Seng index rose 3.0% too. So, I had been a net seller of my US and HK stocks this week. Despite that, the combined holding of US and HK stocks is still about 23% of my equity portfolio. The reason was that the … Continue reading Wk5: Manulife Reit stole the limelight

Dull Sep Performance … Look forward to corporate activities in Oct

Sep has been a lacklustre month in terms of stock performance. All 3 indices (STI, Hang Seng Index and S&P 500) that I have been tracking closely are down for the month. The only silver lining was the SReit. Overall, I suffered more paper losses. Sign, what to do but to hang on ... Photo … Continue reading Dull Sep Performance … Look forward to corporate activities in Oct

SG Banks – Still A Good Dividends Source

DBS and UOB will be releasing their half year results tomorrow. OCBC will do the same on the day after. Along with the releases, these 3 big local banks are expected to announce their interim dividend distribution. I never knew banks are good source of dividend income until lately Like I wrote in my last … Continue reading SG Banks – Still A Good Dividends Source

Couldn’t resist the temptation … I touched even the untouchables!

First, I like to thank all the subscribers who have signed up for regular updates from this blog. This week, the number of subscribers surpassed 200! Thank you all for your support and I hope you will continue to find this blog relevant to your investment and F.I.R.E journey. It is another incredible week again! … Continue reading Couldn’t resist the temptation … I touched even the untouchables!

In May, They Sold, I Bought & I hope I am right

In the investment world, there is a saying "Sell in May and Go Away".  May 2019 was no exception, if you had shorted STI index on 30 April and bought it back on 31 May, you would have gained 8% in value. And this saying seems to have some basis. According to Investopedia, the Dow … Continue reading In May, They Sold, I Bought & I hope I am right

Great to have Passive Income coming in regularly in 1H of the Year

As SATS released its full results on Friday, it also concluded the Q2 reporting season of all the 63 companies on my watchlist. About 60% of them declared dividends and the total amount of dividend declared is 10% more than that of Q1. Out of these 60%, 10% was disappointments, 20% brought upside surprises while … Continue reading Great to have Passive Income coming in regularly in 1H of the Year