Author: Sleeping Devils Adventure

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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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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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 riskHigh reward, low risk = Long timeShort 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 situation.  High Reward + Short...

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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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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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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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A lookback into 2000-2002 Dot.com Bubble & Cryptocurrency Thoughts?

The post today will be about another study on the financial crisis that had happened 17 years ago. Not long after the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis, a historic economic bubble was formed and excessive speculation is hovering around the market. Many of which are speculating about the internet companies and the booming technology companies. Background Back in the 1993, when the internet world wide web was founded, information and communication is a luxury to people. The rapid growth of internet has allowed many people to readily access information with ease. Not long after, the IT had became a necessity...

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USD Tethers Seriously?

Ok wait. Just a moment. What is Tether?   Please pardon me for my strings of crypto post recently. But let me simplify it, so what on earth is Tether?? Tether is a cryptocurrency that has the representation of 1 USD and “backed by a U.S Dollars held in the reserevs of the Tether Limited and can be redeemed through the Tether Platform” is used for transaction. Using USD to buy USD..? What?? Now, it is said to be backed by U.S dollars held in the reserves of Tether Limited?? Please take a look at this: Now here’s a joke....

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A week as a cryptocurrency trader – Results

Yes. Trader. As mentioned earlier, I’ve not exactly been a trader and not very well versed in TA. To prepare myself, I’ve taken plenty of time recently to understand the crypto market, technology behinds it and picking up various TA skills, discipline and risk management before my foray into the crypto world. Hopefully, that this will be a rewarding journey. The initiation of Crypto-investing/trading comes with 2 intention – to build a bigger war-chest and at the same time learning from the crazy and volatile alternative market. (Though, there’s no guarantee that it will be assisting me with building...

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Cryptocurrency for Dummies – Part 4 (Guide to start investing in Cryptocurrency)

Ok… Now you’ve breeze through the past 3 parts and got yourself mentally prepared. And you want to get started? Alright. Let’s waste no time. Step 1: Get your wallet ready and make a game planJust like your chosen hero, do remember to hatch a plan! If you’re healer, please do not go charging to your enemies! Likewise, if you’re a charger, please do not hide behind a healer >.<  Ah yea. Just before I forget wallet. There’s many wallets available in the market. You may wish to google more about it. I feel that the safest still, is...

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