Author: Sleeping Devils Adventure

Singapore Savings Bond (SSB) – 1.55%

I’ve been reading about bonds for sometime and in one of my previous post, I’ve mentioned that I will be establishing a separate new war-chest in my last portfolio update in an attempt to build up a sizable cash position. There is some balancing work that I have been doing this month and utilizing a small portion of the cash, I’ve decided to take up the SSB that is issued this month. As the cash that is sitting in the warchest are waiting to be deployed, placing them into the SSB allows me to get a higher interest than...

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Buying Alt Coins – Crypto-Crypto Exchange (Binance)

I’ve receive some questions regarding crypto-crypto exchange recently. And today, in this post, I will be sharing about one good crypto-crypto exchange that I’ve been using personally. Binance is a crypto-crypto exchange that I’ve been using for months and there have been many bloggers writing about them. Today, below, I will write briefly on my personal review of Binance. With Binance recently reopening their registration portal (link), I will also include the latest steps to creating an account with them. (tho there have not been any major changes since the last time I’ve registered my account with them in...

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FAQ for Beginners in Cryptocurrency

I’ve been receiving a number of questions offline from new entrants and hereby I hope that this post will be able to answer any query should you happen to have just as you entered this game of cryptocurrency. Also, from a recent comment from Budget Babe on my earlier post (here), I can’t help to agree much that the situation is real here and it seemed that I’m not the only one having heard such questions FAQ 1.  Why I can’t guarantee the price of bitcoin? This is very simple. No one can guarantee anything in investment. Every investment...

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Did I just upgraded to a crypto-fund manager? LOL

The cryptocurrency market had never failed to surprise me. With many fresh funds coming in today, the cryptocurrency market capitalization continues to scale higher. As I’m writing this today now, it is standing at $783,950,270,825.  Seriously? 783 billion?! Yes. That is right. Please take a look: From coinmarketcap.com You know that this game is going to to get started when news all around are reporting about cryptocurrency. Now it’s getting worse! People are all starting to get involved and throughout the past few weeks, I’ve been asked by many people the same few questions. The amount of funds coming...

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Break from crypto-trading and back to crypto-trading

It had been a very busy month recently and I’m very occupied lately from work and the festive period. With my project and all coming to an end, this also means that I have more administrative works to be done. Speaking of which, I’ve taken a mini-break from my crypto-trading. And what? Ripple went up 1000% and many other crypto surging pass ATH? It’s alright.. *Ouch.. I’m pinching myself. Real hard!! :( Guess what.. I’m back for a short while now :) Since my latest post (here) on crypto trading, I’ve mentioned that I’ve withdrawn my capital as well...

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Portfolio – December 2017

Current Portfolio (31/12/2017)  No.  Counters No. of Shares Market Price (SGD) Total Value (SGD) based on market price Allocation % 1. ComfortDelGro 700 1.98 1,386.00 18.54% 2. Far East Orchard 800 1.50 1,200.00 16.05% 3. Wilmar Intl 300 3.09 927.00 12.40% 4. AIMS AMP Cap REIT 400 1.36 544.00 7.28% 5. Singtel 140 3.57 499.80 6.68% 6. Guocoland 200 2.24 448.00 5.99% 7. Frasers Com Tr 308 1.49 458.92 6.14% 8. Starhill Global REIT 500 0.775 387.50 5.18% 9. Cryptocurrency Funds 1 1,626.22 1,626.22 21.75% Total SGD 7,477.44 100.00% Right before anything, HAPPY NEW YEAR everyone :) The month of...

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The 19 Year Old Year Review, Reflection & 2018 Resolution

It’s the time of the year again. Days to a new year. And here we are. Time really flies and in a blink of an eye, I will be leaving the 1X world, moving to the next digit of my life – 20. Before I continue, I would like to take this opportunity to thank my readers for the kind words, lessons and compliments for the past months as well as the wise seniors in the local blogsmophere that is providing me with insightful learning through their blog post and comments. Caution: Very lengthy post. Portfolio Review of 2017:...

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A letter to my 30 year old self – 10 years ago

This post is inspired by SGYI’s post – A Letter To My 20 Year Old Self 10 Years Later In SGYI’s post, he was writing about the roads he have walked through in this few years, from a diploma student, to being conscripted into National Service, to entering the workforce with his first job, saving up for university and finally to who he is today. I thought it would be very meaningful for me to revert to this letter when I’m 30 year old, 10 years down the road and look back onto the roads I’ve walked through and...

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2017 Overall Portfolio Performance

Days more before the count-down to 2018. Time flies. December is the month that many would take a look into their portfolio performance, reflect and plan for the coming year. December is also the month that many are extremely busy on their works, family and vacations. Despite, being a student, it’s the same here! The weather in Japan is getting really cold ranging from sub zero to -5 throughout the day with thick piles of snow forming.  Look at the thick snow! I’ve been rather busy lately due to my research/attachment and is unable to write much. There’s tons...

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Should I invest in cryptocurrency?

“No no no no no no no no no no. It’s a bubble. It’s speculative. It’s fundamentally unsound!” But how about the returns? I heard about Bitcoin having astonishing returns!“Hmm.. Well..As of this moment of writing, Bitcoin is trading at $19,535. It’s $959 on 01/01/17″ WOW? IS THIS IS A 20 FOLD RETURN? “Yes. You’re right you didn’t see it wrongly. 2000% return.$1000 invested means you’ll have $20,000 today.” Oh my god. If I’ve invested $100,000..“You would have $2,000,000 today!” I heard about alternate coins too! What’s that?“Nothing much.. Just another ponzi scam out there that are named differently :)” Can...

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Is investment really so difficult?

Do you hate mathematics when you’re studying in school? Maybe. Investment is all about mathematics and numbers? Not really. Is investment really so difficult? Well, not that, but this is up to yourself to determine :) What a mess here? Let’s play with some equations today. And some simple equations forward. High reward, short time = High risk High reward, low risk = Long time Short time, low risk = Low reward Looks pretty simple? Don’t worry, it revolves around this few constants. So how to deal with it? Frankly speaking, the answer varies pretty much for the different...

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A month as a cryptocurrency trader – Results

The crypto world today is getting more and more chaotic with big amounts of fresh funds coming in driving the price of Bitcoin up to 17k last Friday. Just a month ago, it’s hovering around 7k mark before dipping to the 5k region. So to those who purchase a month ago in the dip, selling it last Friday will gives you a handsome return of 340%!! Impressive isn’t it? The rapid rise of price in Bitcoin has caused market capitalization of BTC has ballooned up from 120 billion to crossing 280 billion! Hold on right there!! Before making any...

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CDG ties up with Uber!

8 December 2017 – ComfortDelGro Corporation Limited and Uber Technologies, Inc. today announced that they have entered into a strategic agreement to joint venture that brings together one of the world’s largest land transportation companies with the world’s leading ridesharing service to leverage their operational and technological excellence. Under the agreement, CDG will acquire a 51% stake in Uber’s wholly-owned car rental subsidiary, Lion City Holdings Pte Ltd which has a fleet about 14,000 vehicles for a cash consideration estimated at S$295 million (based on the NAV of S$642 million based on the value of 12,450 vehicles). LCR will...

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FY2017 Full Year Dividend

This will be the final post for 2017 dividends well as my 2nd post on quarterly dividend updates. Throughout the 4th Quarter of 2017, I’ve received dividends from: – FCOT – Starhill Global REIT – AA REIT – Guocoland Frasers Commercial Trust For Q4FY2017, FCOT has paid a distribution of $0.0241/share. Similar to last quarter, I’ve subscribed to their script dividends and I’m allocated 4 shares of FCOT and having the balance of $1.85 back to my bank account. The dividend of $0.0241 is equivalent to 1.86% of my entry price at 1.295. HPS has departed from ATP, and...

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Portfolio – November 2017

Current Portfolio (30/11/2017) No.  Counters No. of Shares Market Price (SGD) Total Value (SGD) based on market price Allocation % 1. ComfortDelGro 700 2.00 1,400.00 20.17% 2. Far East Orchard 800 1.50 1,200.00 17.29% 3. Wilmar Intl 300 3.12 936.00 13.49% 4. AIMS AMP Cap REIT 400 1.35 540.00 7.78% 5. Singtel 140 3.73 522.20 7.53% 6. Guocoland 200 2.08 416.00 5.99% 7....

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