Happy National Day to Singapore! It’s a public holiday here today (Wed) and I didn’t do much at all. Cooked breakfast and lunch at home with my wife before heading over to my parents-in-law’s place for dinner. Nice and quiet mid-week break from work. Anyway, I have a full day of training tomorrow so I won’t be going into the office until Fri. It will be the weekend before you know it and I will have a wedding dinner to attend on Sat night!

I have been watching quite a bit of TV (Netflix and the National Day celebrations) today (Wed) so I thought I should do something more productive now. If you are wondering what triggered this post, it’s really just an observation more than anything. As I monitor the financial news & events less frequently in an effort to disassociate myself, there are still some key economic indicators …