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Gold and gold stocks

Gold and gold stocks

I received an email stating, "Recently, we have received a few queries recently about the above fund and why recent performance is negative in light of the increase in gold price. Please read attached commentary from _____ that will be useful to answer your queries."....

Recent Updates

Recent Updates

On Portfolio: Overall -5%. Fortunately less than total dividends received over last two years Did a series of buy transactions recently. SGX at $7.13 (average $7.36) CMA at $1.44 (average $1.65) AIMS at $0.205 (average $0.201) SMRT at $1.88 Capland at $3 (average...

Stressed

Stressed

Lately I'm not in a very good mood. I think I'm in quite a stressful part of my life as a lot of things are happening at the same time. Stress is when you are caught in a situation where you are not familiar with, yet you have to perform it as perfectly as possible...

Singtel Quarter 1 2011 Analysis

Singtel Quarter 1 2011 Analysis

SingTel announces a set of weaker Q1 profit statements despite growing to a larger subscriber base. [Data Here >] Here are some key takeaways from the announcement. Group EBITDA stayed largely the same. However EBITDA margin weakens from 29% to 27.9%. Net Profit...

100% cash no more!

100% cash no more!

Yesterday I sold cache to reach 100%. However due to my itchy hand, I went to buy kingsmen today. No more 100% :( My current plan is: If rally for no reason, try to sell to rebalance my portfolio If fall further, I slowly buy using joint account. I hope I can stay...

Stock Chart: Cosco, SembMar!

Stock Chart: Cosco, SembMar!

On Thursday, Cosco re-test the support at $1.14 and closed at $1.17 with HIGH volume of 48.53 million shares traded. A white candle sticks with long upper shadow similar to “hammer” affirms that investors buy on the support and prices rebound strongly. Both RSI &...

The Barbarian and the Bard

The Barbarian and the Bard

“You puny little thing!” growled the Barbarian as he put his giant foot on the chest of the fallen Bard he has just ambushed. “You can’t escape now. This shall make up for all the times you have escaped from my clutches.” The Barbarian fisted at the Bard who is lying...

Reduction in yield

Reduction in yield

If you invest in a unit trust, look for one with an expense ratio of not more than 1%. If you buy a life insurance policy, look for one where the reduction in yield (similar to the expense ratio) is not more than 1.5%. The additional 0.5% is for the cost of life...

Profit From Fear AGAIN!

Profit From Fear AGAIN!

From October 2007 to Mar 2009, US Market (S&P 500 Index) fell 55%, Singapore and Malaysia fell 60%+ and China Stocks (Shanghai Composite Index) fell 70% due to the collapse of subprime mortgage securities. Stocks plunged from worldwide panic and billionaires of...

It is a ‘Black Week’

It is a ‘Black Week’

We’ve heard of Black Friday, Black Monday… Black Thursday. Sum it all and we have a ‘Black Week’. The Europe and US markets continued its downtrend yesterday. The latest trigger adding to insult is about the fears of the French banking’s sector exposure spilling over...

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