FTSE STI ended 2018 at 3068.76 compared with 3402.92 a year ago, representing a loss of  334.16 point or 9.82%.  It was never a good year for global stock market not just STI.  Most of the year STI was in correction mode with a high of 3641.65 in May and a low of 2955.68 in October.  The following summarized my Investment Portfolio performance for 2018 vs 2017 2018 2017 Variant Non-Strategic Unrealized Gain/Loss               +34.89%          +68.72%       -49.23% Strategic Unrealized Gain/Loss               +22.20%          +21.29%       +4.27% Portfolio Unrealized Gain/Loss               +36.59%          +57.69%       -36.57% Realized Gain/Loss    +10.73%    +10.73%    +0.00% Dividend Return    +57.15%    +51.79%    +10.35% Cash Holding    +33.13%    +33.13%    +0.00%