Author: Fortes Fortuna Adiuvat

Swimming with the bigger sharks

If the American market is the place where investors considered the deepest pool with the most ferocious sharks, then I’m glad to say that I’m still safe thus far. As I have mentioned in my previous posts, I have decided to widen my opportunities by trading in other markets such as DJIA and HSI and I must say that it has not only broaden my perspective, but have also increased my awareness of the companies and news happening in the western side of the world. It is not embarrassing to say that I have actually suffered from insomnia when...

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2011

2011 signifies many things for me, ranging from tangibles like completion of first year degree to intangibles like maturing spiritually. Looking in retrospect, this year hasn’t gone into waste. While I have failed some promise I have set for myself such as reading more books and doing more FA, I exchanged these with better academic results, more worthy friends, and enriching overseas education experience. February this year marks the beginning of my journey towards a three year Bachelor of Commerce degree from University of Sydney and I must say I have been enjoying myself there. In fact, I would...

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When it comes to investment…

When a portfolio goes positive and he bought.. “I BOUGHT, I BOUGHT! I HAD XX LOTS.” When a portfolio goes negative and he bought.. “…” (Silence) When a portfolio goes positive and he did not buy.. “Damn, I was right when I told you it will only go up in the future, remember?” When a portfolio goes negative and he did not...

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Secondary Income

Yet another year passed, and it’s going to be the year 2012, i.e. the year that has been long prophecies which Armageddon occurs. That’s not my issue, of course. If I die, I die. If I don’t, I continue to live my life and pursue my dreams. However, that’s not what this post is about. It’s only been a week since I touched down from Sydney. This is only the beginning of my summer holidays and I’m already in my first week of work. Holidays, according to google’s definition is a day of festivity or recreation when no work...

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Defying all odds

Singtel has been climbing steadily within the channel since late march this year while the general market has been showing a downtrend. Moreover, technical indicators aren’t in favor of the uptrend as prices showed a higher high while MACD/FI portrayed a lower high. TA is never about infallibility, but about probability; now the probability of declining in price is...

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