Author: STE's Stocks Investing Journey

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Recently , after reducing my holding in Capital Commercial REIT (here ) and Accordia Golf TR , other than deploying my fund to short term bonds  and building up my war chest , I am also thinking of adding new counters which would generate some passive income to replace the loss of income from these two counters which used to be the main holding in my portfolio. While doing the due diligent for one of the target stock , I came across this paragraph in one of the analyst report… “Hong Kong: Polished trading stable and prices firm. Steady demand...

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What Reversion To The Mean means ?

This is one of the best article on topic of “ Reversion to the Mean “ … just for reading. The Realities of Mean Reversion by Jack Forehand,  Validea’s Guru Investor Blog Quote “Mean reversion is one of the most powerful forces in investing. Whether it be the performance of asset classes, the fundamentals of companies, or economic data, almost everything in investing will revert to long-term averages over time.” Unquote Full article ( here ) Update on regression line for selected world stock markets. ** Although STI is moving above long term mean , but is still much...

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What Reversion To The Mean means ?

This is one of the best article on topic of “ Reversion to the Mean “ … just for reading. Quote “Mean reversion is one of the most powerful forces in investing. Whether it be the performance of asset classes, the fundamentals of companies, or economic data, almost everything in investing will revert to long-term averages over time.” Unquote Full article ( here ) Update on regression line for selected world stock markets. ** Although STI is moving above long term mean , but is still much lower than other develop markets, even as compared to HSI. Another quote...

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What is your “ Share Turnover “ ratio ?

Share turnover is a measure of stock liquidity calculated by dividing the total number of shares traded over a period by the average number of shares outstanding for the period. The higher the share turnover, the more liquid the share of the company.BREAKING DOWN ‘Share Turnover’ For example, if the total amount of shares traded over the year was 10 billion and the average amount of shares outstanding for the year was 100 million, the share turnover for the year is 100 times. A high turnover ratio is good at market level as it mean the overall trading volume and liquidity are high...

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What is your “ Share Turnover “ ratio ?

What is ‘Share Turnover’ From Investopedia.com Share turnover is a measure of stock liquidity calculated by dividing the total number of shares traded over a period by the average number of shares outstanding for the period. The higher the share turnover, the more liquid the share of the company. BREAKING DOWN ‘Share Turnover’ For example, if the total amount of shares traded over the year was 10 billion and the average amount of shares outstanding for the year was 100 million, the share turnover for the year is 100 times. A high turnover ratio is good at market level as it mean the...

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CPF Interest 2017

Ding…Ding…Ding , CPF Board had just credited the interest into our CPF account , you may log in and check your latest balance and amount of interest you got from “ Ah Gong “ ..😊 This year, total $ 28,114 been credited into our account ( for both STE & Mrs STE) as interest from CPF and we are really happy to see our money continue to grow in CPF as we treat it as AAA Bond till 2025 ( till we reach 55 years old).  As I have highlighted in my previous blog post , we treat this CPF outstanding...

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CPF Interest 2017

Ding…Ding…Ding , CPF Board had just credited the interest into our CPF account , you may log in and check your latest balance and amount of interest you got from “ Ah Gong “ ..😊 This year, total $ 28,114 been credited into our account ( for both STE & Mrs STE) as interest from CPF and we are really happy to see our money continue to grow in CPF as we treat it as AAA Bond till 2025 ( till we reach 55 years old).  As I have highlighted in my previous blog post , we treat this CPF outstanding...

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My Report Card : 2017

<Image credit : dreamstime.com>                           Time flies , we are counting the last two days of 2017 to welcome 2018 and again is time to take stock of the year gone by and make plans for coming year. We try to justify (or made excuses ) of what we didn’t achieve in 2017 and set the new resolutions for 2018. 2017 should be a good year for most of investors as STI gained 18% ( exclude dividend ) and closed at 3402.92. A rising tide lifts all...

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My Report Card : 2017

<Image credit : dreamstime.com>                          Time flies , we are counting the last two days of 2017 to welcome 2018 and again is time to take stock of the year gone by and make plans for coming year. We try to justify (or made excuses ) of what we didn’t achieve in 2017 and set the new resolutions for 2018. 2017 should be a good year for most of investors as STI gained 18% ( exclude dividend ) and closed at 3402.92. A rising tide lifts all boats...

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Monetary Authority of S’pore issues bitcoin warning

After warning issued from China, India , Malaysia , Thailand Central bankers , many monetary regulatory seems follow suit and came forward to warn the RISK of investing in Bit-Coin….as it may turn out to become a “systematic risk“ which really can create “chaos and havoc ” to the financial market/system if it continue to grow at “exponential ” rate before it collapse. This could be seen from the total market cap for Bit-coin which is around USD290 BIL ( at supply of close to 16 mil ) , can you imagine if the the total supply achieve full...

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Monetary Authority of S’pore issues bitcoin warning

After warning issued from China, India , Malaysia , Thailand Central bankers , many monetary regulatory seems follow suit and came forward to warn the RISK of investing in Bit-Coin….as it may turn out to become a “systematic risk“ which really can create “chaos and havoc ” to the financial market/system if it continue to grow at “exponential ” rate before it collapse. This could be seen from the total market cap for Bit-coin which is around USD290 BIL ( at supply of close to 16 mil ) , can you imagine if the the total supply achieve full...

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The Book I’m Reading Now

I took out this book from my bookshelf recently and re-read it again, with much curiosity, I wanted to find out if I could learn something from past financial crisis and if there is any similarity of past crisis vs recent crazy price movement of Bit-coin.   I read with great interest especially on Chapter 4 ( Fueling the Flames: Monetary Expansion ). Quote “ Speculative manias gather speed through expansion of money and credit or perhaps, in some cases , get started because of an initial expansion of money or credit. One can look back at particular manias followed...

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The Book I’m Reading Now

I took out this book from my bookshelf recently and re-read it again, with much curiosity, I wanted to find out if I could learn something from past financial crisis and if there is any similarity of past crisis vs recent crazy price movement of Bit-coin.   I read with great interest especially on Chapter 4 ( Fueling the Flames: Monetary Expansion ). Quote “ Speculative manias gather speed through expansion of money and credit or perhaps, in some cases , get started because of an initial expansion of money or credit. One can look back at particular manias followed...

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What’s Next After Achieving Financial Freedom?

These 2 blog post from my friend about life after achieving FF prompted me to “ kaypo” and write something about my life after FI since 3 years ago… this is the question where many “F.I.R.E to be” should ponder along the journey of achieving FI. Financial independence is not about being rich but is the experience of having enough….and the most important question people often overlook is “What’s Next when you have achieved Financial Independence?”. Can you be financially independent and be a loser at the time ? ( Christopher from Growing your tree of prosperity ) –...

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What’s Next After Achieving Financial Freedom?

These 2 blog post from my friend about life after achieving FF prompted me to “ kaypo” and write something about my life after FI since 3 years ago… this is the question where many “F.I.R.E to be” should ponder along the journey of achieving FI. Financial independence is not about being rich but is the experience of having enough….and the most important question people often overlook is “What’s Next when you have achieved Financial Independence?”. Can you be financially independent and be a loser at the time ? ( Christopher from Growing your tree of prosperity ) –...

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