Monthly Archives: December 2016

It’s time to take stock of how our stocks performed this year

At the close of calendar year 2015, the STI ended at 2882.73. And today, the last day of trading for year 2016, the STI ended at 2880.76. In effect, the STI lost less than 2 points or less than 0.07% … Continue reading

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Not all stock portfolios can be turned into cash easily

It was already quite some time back when a friend of mine showed me his Central Depository Statement (CDP) statement of his stock holdings. He hoped that I was able to provide some ideas how he could revamp his stock … Continue reading

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Rise in public housing prices should never be higher than the long-term inflation rate

I read this article from opinion section in The Straits Times dated 10 December 2016. As a true blue Singaporean, I am surely in the camp that I do not like my property price to run without restraint. Frankly it … Continue reading

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If we missed the best stock upsides

Today marks a little more than one month after Donald Trump won the US election. When he first won the election, the market at first reacted negatively, followed by a strong rally and then tapered off in the last two … Continue reading

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Personal finance – Don’t forget about stocks

Two weeks ago, Singapore was knocked out of the Suzuki Cup, lost two games and drew one. As usual, there were always criticisms especially when we lost, but one of the comments seemed to be extremely common among the critics … Continue reading

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