Author: Llama Finance

Tumble Mumble 10 – Tumble Mumble is a stocks trading story and it continues

Tumble Mumble is a series of stories focused on US Stocks trading and investing. So far, there is no place where you can really read about thoughts and rationales of trades. Emotions and fears when you place each trade. Hence, I wish that by recording my trading journey, it can help us learn about stocks trading, and generate trade ideas together. This is a place where you can see the...

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How to burn $6,000 SGD in the stock market?

From my previous post on 2 Dec 2019, these are my monthly realized P&L: Monthly Realized profits or losses (in USD) since Tumble Mumble began August 2019:  $103.76 profits Sep 2019: $2,974.79 losses Oct 2019: $1,591 losses Nov 2019: $1,253.80 profits Dec 2019: To be released in next post. How are the figures calculated? I use Standard Chartered Online Trading platform, and there is a...

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Tumble Mumble 9 – A trading mistake is causing me $500 USD

From Tumble Mumble 8, many things have happened to my trading journey. Yes, there is a unrealised loss of $500 USD in my portfolio now, and it is one of the loss making ones in some time. Let’s see what happened since the previous Tumble Mumble post: Current holdings as of 13th Dec 2019: PagSeguro Digital (PAGS) @ $29.25 Pampa Energia (PAM) @ $13.60 Conn’s (CONN)@ $13.75 Health Insurance Innovation (HIIQ) @ $18.15 13th Dec: Sold off Pampa Energia @ $14.45 Sold off Health Insurance Innv (HIIQ) @ $19.85 16th Dec: Bought Footlocker (FL) @ $37.15 19th Dec: Bought Greendot...

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Couple Finance X – Mr and Mrs Llama went to JB for 3D2N to celebrate their anniversary

My anniversary with Mrs Llama falls in December every year. Like every couple,  you would start scrambling for ideas on where and how to celebrate. This year, I thought of spending time with Mrs Llama. To kill a few other birds with one stone, I also suggested having our x’mas celebratory meal in JB. Original idea was to try omakase at Kisho Sushi JB at Taman Pelangi (near to KSL mall)....

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Digging into 8VIC Holdings Limited (ASX:8VI) (Also known as Ace Profits academy, Value Investing College, Value Investing Options Mastery, Contra Trading Course, Buffet Strategy)

Facebook / Instagram ads: Financial management for parents I am supposed to be studying the companies I identified to invest in when the market opens on Monday. But, I got distracted. Have you ever seen advertisements, on Facebook, Instagram etc.? It gets annoying, or even funny when people around you start saying,"Hi, my name is Imran!" or "Hi, Dominic here!" Others are "Super...

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A Saturday with REITs to Riches by Tam Ging Wien – Everything you need to know about investing profitably in REITs

As part of the movement of learning from the experts, I have attended talks by Kelvestor and Christopher Ng. Right now, I am reading this book called ‘REITs to Riches’. The book is written by Mr Tam Ging Wien. Let’s do a quick look up on his name. Here’s what I found out: 1. He is all about REITs. 2. He has courses where you can sign up for at low cost. I saw one priced at $15....

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Tumble Mumble 8 – 1.5 months into proving that trading works

Remember about the article on the $6,000 losses? To date, it has been 1.5 months since 1st Nov, the day I tightened my trading criteria. Just a week ago, I was holding these stocks as shared in Tumble Mumble 7: 5th Dec: Added Pagseguro (PAGS) @ $29.20 6th Dec: Added Plantronics (PLT) @ $23.60 This is what happened in the week of 9-13th December: 9th Dec: Sold Plantronics (PLT) @...

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Llama REITs – Updates to the Llama REITs portfolio Nov 2019

Yes, this is what I hold for the long term – REITs. Tumble Mumble acts as a cash flow generator, and eventually, cash from salaries and Tumble Mumble will be invested into REITs. Right now, I am sort of on track to my savings goal. According to the retirement savings plan constructed by REIT-tirement, I would hit $500,000 by 2033 Q2. This is another 14 more years. The plan was constructed...

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Couple Finance IX – Finding the perfect proposal ring – Luxiee SG

Yes, it’s Luxiee with double-e. This post is a must. I believe so much in what Luxiee is doing. And, this post is dedicated to all the gentlemen out there who is deciding on a proposal ring (Stage 2 of Couple life – https://www.unit-trust.com/p/couple-finance.html). Click me to visit Luxiee! Luxiee began just about 10 months ago. It is an e-commerce marketplace for Diamonds and...

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Tumble Mumble 7 – Cleared Llama Stocks Portfolio and added 2 stocks

China unexpectedly waived certain tariffs off US Soy..The headlines hit and everything went euphoric, as the markets cheer and rock on. Everything is green.If you read Tumble Mumble 6, you will know that I have sold off everything. Pity I sold off on Thursday and could not enjoy one more day of rally? Yes! But life goes on, I have to find the next Tumble Mumble.5th Dec:Added Pagseguro (PAGS) @...

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Tumble Mumble 6 – $1000 profits overnight?

No, it is not a click bait. Tumble Mumble is a series created to record my Tumble Mumble journey. To know more about it, read here: 4th Dec 2019: Market rebounded strongly after 2 consecutive days of falling. I bought more Pampa Energia as it is cheap to me during the red days. Bought Pampa Energia SA at $13 and sold off at $13.80 on this day. Identified new tumble...

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Saturday afternoon well spent with Christopher Ng Wai Chung (Dr Wealth) – Early retirement masterclass

It was a bright sunny Saturday afternoon. Instead of spending time with Mrs Llama, I made myself travel all the way to Hengda building at Cecil Street for a talk by Dr Wealth (Christopher). (She had wanted to come along, but she was not feeling well). Unfortunately, I got lost along the way and was late to the talk. After registering, I entered a room filled with avid...

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Tumble Mumble 5 – Portfolio update and Trading Results of November 2019 trades

Continuing from what I owned from the previous post on 28 Nov, I have sold off 1 and added 1 stock to maintain a total of 3 stocks in my Tumble Mumble portfolio. Current speculative holdings: 1. Weibo @ $43.20 2. Pampa Energia SA @ $13.25 3. Funko Inc @ $14.18 4. Banco de Chile @ $20.50 (newly added) I have sold off Pampa Energia SA at $13.95. I have added Banco de Chile as Chile...

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I attended Growth Investing Mastery workshop by Kelvestor and it impacted me

I have always learnt about trading and investing from youtube videos, the internet, investment books, or blogging friends. Other than all these, it is probably the finance modules I have taken in school that opened my world to investing. However, I feel that I should also learn from other famous investors, hence, I signed up for the Growth Investing Mastery workshop via EventBrite. ...

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Journey to create an Adsense qualified blog by an IT noob

Everything on the creation of a blogsite called LlamaFinance Blogging is not easy, it took me around 3 months for LlamaFinance to qualify for adsense. Difficulties were faced at each stage, and I would like to share these tips and help budding bloggers out there. Especially on errors or issues faced in Blogger itself. Oh wells, you could say WordPress is better, but blogger has its...

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