The Singapore Stock market has long underperformed other global stock markets with under average long-term returns and terrible performance in the last 3-4 years. And even when you look back 25 years, you will find that the STI has only returned 3.5 percent per year. (without dividends) This is hardly helped by economic growth in … Continue reading Why you shouldn’t just look at the SGX
Reasons Why You Should Invest Globally
From my experience, many don’t venture outside of their comfort zones. It has taken me a couple of years before I dared to venture beyond the Singapore and US markets. When investing many choose to invest in companies close to their hearts and mostly within some distance of geographical proximity. It may not be a … Continue reading Reasons Why You Should Invest Globally
Top 4 Reasons to go to INVEST Fair 2018
1. Brand New Fintech Zone The technical innovation boom in the financial sector does not look to be stopping with the industry receiving USD$17.4 Billion in investment just last year alone. The Fintech industry encompasses cryptocurrencies, robo advisors and innovations that give an increasing amount of individuals access to financial markets. This year INVEST Fair … Continue reading Top 4 Reasons to go to INVEST Fair 2018
The Beginners’ Guide To Risk Environments (TLDR friendly!)
There are two main risk environments that can be observed in the markets - "risk on" and "risk off". As their names imply, the changes in market participants' risk appetite is reflected from the assets they choose to allocate their money in. Risk-on (Bullish) In a risk-on environment, market participants are optimistic about the future … Continue reading The Beginners’ Guide To Risk Environments (TLDR friendly!)
The Biggest Alcohol Producers that anyone can Invest In
This article is purely for informational purposes only. This is not meant as investment advice nor is it encouraging alcoholism. Please do your own due diligence before you invest in any company. Kwei Chaw Moutai As its name already suggests, Kwei Chow Moutai specialises in producing Moutai, a brand of Chinese baijiu. It was … Continue reading The Biggest Alcohol Producers that anyone can Invest In
Poker Table to Hedgefund: An unconventional talent acquisition.
One of the world's most successful hedgefunds, Bridgewater Associates, explored an unusual approach to talent acquisition earlier this year. Bridgewater, founded by American billionaire investor Ray Dalio turned to the poker tables when they decided to hire professional poker player Vanessa Selbst. Vanessa Selbst won close to $12 million during her poker stint as is considered the … Continue reading Poker Table to Hedgefund: An unconventional talent acquisition.
Trading vs Poker: “Same same but different?”
This article starts with a tinge of colloquialism - "same same but different". Today, we understand how trading and poker have a few things in common. In both fields, you will find consistently profitable individuals that have made a fortune across decades. Now, if you've never studied poker like a math subject, you'd probably think its … Continue reading Trading vs Poker: “Same same but different?”
The Best Investors You Probably Havent Heard Of
Most people new to investing would have only heard of Warren Buffett and George Soros. So to broaden your horizons here are 3 great investors who have consistently achieved spectacular returns and books that can help you achieve similar returns.
An Alternative Way To Invest In Real Estate
The Asian investment philosophy emphasizes on the merits of having real estate within an investment portfolio, preferably one that generates regular cash flow. Some of the wealthiest people in Asia own multiple real estate across the region and have benefitted greatly from its capital appreciation. However, the biggest barrier to entry for real estate investment … Continue reading An Alternative Way To Invest In Real Estate
Book Review: The Wisdom of Finance
Money is a kind of poetry - Wallace Stevens, Adagia in Opus Posthumous The Wisdom of Finance is a brilliant take on the basics of Finance and introduces a fresh new perspective on financial concepts using literature and history to convey ways in which finance can influence and help us in our daily lives. Regardless … Continue reading Book Review: The Wisdom of Finance