A warm welcome to 5 new subscribers who joined us since the last post. And a big thank you to all the readers for the strong support that you have given to this blog – the number of viewership for 2018 so far has now overtaken the whole of 2017 and it is not even half way through the year yet. This is very encouraging and motivating to me personally and thank you once again for your support.

Back in end 2017, many people thought that 2018 will be a bland year for investments but boy, what a wild ride we had. The looming threat of rising interest rate, the speedy return of expensive oil, the geopolitical risks in Middle East, reimposing of economic sanctions on Iran by US, the return of trade tariffs between US and Chine and even their allies, nuclear threat from North Korea, North and South Korea