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Supply and Demand for Silver

Supply and Demand for Silver

Below are data gathered from the World Silver Survey. Specifically, from the GFMS’s 2010 Silver summary report (done in beginning of 2010 and covers 2009 findings). Demand In 2009, the uses for silver are as such: Industrial – 41% Jewelery and silverware...

The GDP discrepancy in Long-Term Stock Returns

The GDP discrepancy in Long-Term Stock Returns

I read a couple region-focused fund prospectuses today at work that touted the outstanding GDP growth prospects of, variously, Taiwan, Indonesia, India, and China, and used that as a thesis for investing in the respective stock markets. I believe theses like these are...

How to get a higher yield

How to get a higher yield

Dear Mr. Tan I have carried out the Financial Plan in your website based on my personal situation. I now understand how the difference in yield of 2% can make a lot of difference to my retirement income. I never realized it before - did not even check the yield. May I...

Enquiry on Term or WL plan

Enquiry on Term or WL plan

From Mr T, whom I will be meeting to understand his financial needs and direction soon… ++ QTE ++ Hi akhiat   I’m XXX, i read your blog online. I would like to seek advice from you, currently i’m having a whole life insurance policy under TM asia...

Combating Look-ahead Bias

Combating Look-ahead Bias

A word on the Redesign. I took advantage of my brief site closure to make the site neater and with a more professional look. Retracting my SuperStrats; Eating Humble Pie After receiving far too many questions based on my “SuperStrats“, including someone...

Stock Chart: Biosensors, Noble!

Stock Chart: Biosensors, Noble!

On Friday, Biosensors re-test the support at $0.96 and closed at $1.01 with HIGH volume of 20.19 million shares traded. A falling window occurred (where the bottom of the previous shadow is above the top of the current shadow).  This usually implies a continuation of...

New approach to health care

New approach to health care

Survey: Do you agree with this idea? Give your views here. Singaporeans, especially, the elderly, are worried about the cost of health-care. The government is also worried and tries to push the cost to the public. In most cases, the actual cost may be affordable, but...

The Potential Risks to Dividends

The Potential Risks to Dividends

So far, I have been advocating the advantages and rewards of dividends-investing. However, like all things in the universe, there is always a flip side. Investing in dividends-paying companies carries certain risks too. If you think dividends are all rainbows and...

Lessons Learnt as an Investor (so far) Part 1

Lessons Learnt as an Investor (so far) Part 1

I have been doing “Lessons Learnt as a Trader” series, but now since I have been investing, I should start a series for investing lessons so as to document and consolidate my learning journey. Buy low and sell high To make money, one has to buy low and sell high. This...

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