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2017 Full Year Investment Performance Report

Read? 9M 2017 Investment Performance Report A Goal-based Approach Investing Strategy Uncle8888 has adopted a Goal-based Approach investing strategy by setting for himself a 10-year progressive Goal Targets to be achieved for each year from 2012 to 2021. Our investing journey is not Horse Race or Rat Race where we compete against others.  No! It is our investment Marathon Race where we set our own pace and compete against ourselves to win our own race. Year 6: 2017 Result for Tap No 3 (Cash Flow from Investment Portfolio) Achieved 45.0% against 54% of 2021 Goal Targets. Without Mr. Bear; Cash is not King! Investment...

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Example Of Using Retained Earning Or Profits

Those Starfishes may recall what Uncle8888 likes to talk on company’s balance sheet during kopi session i.e. what is NOT commonly talk about among investment bloggers. Most of them like to shout dividend, dividend, and dividend! Read? Hyflux to distribute shares in consumer business ahead of possible listing As Hyfluxshop is at an early stage of growth, the distribution will also enable shareholders to enjoy the potential appreciation in value if and when the proposed listing happens, the company said. The pro forma net trangible assets value of each Hyfluxshop share is about 17.83 Singapore cents...

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Keppel O&M to pay US$422m in fines after reaching global resolution on corruption probe

Keppel added that the financial penalty is an extraordinary item and its impact is one-off. For illustration purposes, had the fines been imposed on Dec 31, 2016, based on the latest audited financial statements for the financial year ended 2016, the net tangible asset per share as at Dec 31, 2016 would have decreased from S$6.34 to S$6.03. Had the fines been imposed on Jan 1, 2016, the earnings per share for the2016 fiscal year would have dropped from 43.2 cents to 11.7 cents. Hmm .. walau. Bad news but white candle! Where goes wrong? Bought from sellers/Sold to...

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Delay Gratification For Capital Gains Or Collect More Panadols To Ease Heartache???

Like it or not! Investing is still Game of Strategies and Money; and our account size really matters! Get our core positions right and the next decades followed we will be receiving undisputed passive income through Panadols dividends once we have fully recovered our invested capital. Not passive then what! Don’t poke these passive income investors as they are smiling when dividends are automatically credited into their bank account without lifting their fingers or pressing any button on their computer’s key board. After 18 years in the stock market; Uncle8888 now has plenty of spare time for FA, TA, FATA or whatever...

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Our brokers are watching us and will be very scared when market crashes

Read? Contra Trading. Damn Shiok!!! (2) – Refresh hyom hyom  9:52 AM (8 minutes ago) to me  hyom hyom has left a new comment on the post “How you know you no longer Bei Kambing?”:  Hi Jared, If a person is a bei kambing and knows he is a bei kambing in certain products, that is enlightenment. In trading/investing, that is a big time saver and money saver.  To be honest, I do not have the balls to trade bitcoin. It can fall 20% within a day. Imagine someone trading leveraged bitcoin futures last week. Futures keep halting due to...

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Personal Investing As Retail Investor Can Be Tougher Than You Initially Thought Of It As Wealth Building

By now, Uncle8888 has read enough of postings in the investment blogosphere by personal investment bloggers; most of these investment bloggers still prefer to take the stronger saver approach to ensure safety and certainty of compounding interests provided by CPF. Thumb up to Big Daddy for this CPF Top Up scheme! Personal investing as retail investor can be tougher than you initially thought of it as wealth building. Create wealth from the market? Anyone? Market cycles of volatility can cause illusion of paper gains but real heart pain onpaper losses. So it is not easy to beat compounding interests of 2.5% and 4%...

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Warren Buffett’s Secret Sauce (Refresh)

Read? Warren Buffett’s Secret Sauce CW8888: This is something retail traders (speculators) haven’t learnt enough! Decades of wisdom in it! Although his fame as an economist is global, Keynes’s stunning success as a professional investor is not well known, even among economists. When I asked Prof. Paul Krugman after a Chicago talk last year if he was familiar with Keynes’s investment record, he replied that he wasn’t familiar with that part of his life. And this coming from a Nobel Prize winner who is one of the world’s leading Keynesians! Utlimately, it doesn’t matter who takes the credit for long-term investing...

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Can I use CPF Investment to trade???

Can I use CPF Investment to trade? Yes, you could! Our “XXXX” can help you to pinpoint which company to trade in and when to get out too. We do conduct previews almost weekly, do email to XXXX to find out more. Hmm … Walau! Early morning read this snake oil financial advice to grow CPFIS fund by trading in and out. Chun bo? FACT: If you are already so successfully in trading your cash fund; then your CPFIS should be treated as your bonds as assets allocation and only switch bonds to equities during stock market crashes when there is higher...

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Turning 55 – and enjoying financial freedom (6)

Thursday, 22 December 2016 Read? Turning 55 – and enjoying financial freedom (5) One year has passed so fast! To confirm below understanding in Dec 2016 For retirees thinking of using their CPF to build fixed income annuity; the best time to withdraw all these interests from SA, OA and MA is at first two weeks in every December after 5th December when interests for November has been credited. You will have 11 months of interests to withdraw. That is max and leaving interests for Dec to become principal in the following year. We will have perceptual fixed income annuities for...

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Police reports filed against fintech company

Read? Police reports filed against fintech company POLICE reports have been filed by angry investors who fear they have lost millions of dollars invested in a local fintech currency trading firm that built a high profile by painting its name on aircraft, and wooing potential clients at Davos. SixCapital, or SixCap as the firm is called, promised returns as high as 18 per cent a year but stopped making payouts around June. Investors also had difficulties accessing their performance reports. (CW8888: When some retail investors see XX% yield; they may immediately lose their investing mind!) Around 1,000 investors and employees put millions of dollars...

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I score distinctions in my exam but not in the stock market (Refresh)

Read? I score distinctions in my exam but not in the stock market (Refresh) Can investing be taught like any academic subjects in school or higher institutions? In investing, your account size really matters! Same Mentor/Trainer/Guru training or mentoring two students. One student has $50K as capital and the other student has $1M as capital. Both students follow to the dot on Method learnt...

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How I EVOLVE My Passive Income Stream By Investing

Uncle8888 didn’t specifically invest for “passive” income. It started off asPanadols and then evolve into the higher power Pokemons for passive income. It will be truly passive income for long, long time while waiting for the next evolution into higher level. Passive income for long, long time! (1) Fixed income from 2.5% interests fom net investment gains refunded from CPFIS to CPF OA (2) Variable dividend income from risk-free (freehold) from several positions of multi-bagger stock. He just need to have the wisdom and discipline to maintain theright position sizing on these counters and he will not lose any of his invested capital ever again. Infinite dividend yield Mathematically!...

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Stock market Volatility Is NOT Risk!

This statement has to be fully explained! Stock market volatility is NOT risk is ONLY applicable to those retail investors NOTdoing any form of leverages AND DON’T depend on their investment portfolio fordraw-down to supplement or fund their annual household expenses AND they still have war chest to fight as market continues to trend lower AND they are also NOT afraid of sitting on gigantic gains when market turns in their favor. The days when we turn into depending on partial draw-down on our investment portfolio then Volatility becomes risk! Read? Peter Lynch on His Secret to Superior Returns (2) Forced selling during market low to cover any expenses is a terrible and horrible wrong thing to do as...

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