Monthly Archives: December 2010

Snippets of 2010

I have so much to be thankful for. Just today, my long-time family doctor came up to me while we were shopping at Ion Orchard. We chatted a little and I realised that he will be away for a week … Continue reading

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Reflections – 2011

This year is drawing to a close. Reflections are in order. Economy This had been a good year. Singapore economy is expected to grow strongly at 15.0 per cent pace to become the fastest growing economy of the world after … Continue reading

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Global economy to slow

The global economy is divided into two halves for this year. Asia ex-Japan accelerating and advanced nations of US, European Union (EU) and Japan slowing. United Nation (UN) expects the world economy to slow for next year, growing at 3.1 … Continue reading

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Sovereign debts of Greece and Ireland

Greece and Ireland were insolvent this year and required bailouts from International Monetary Fund (IMF) and European Union. Greece was given a rescue loan package of €110 billion on 23 April while Ireland was given €85 billion on 29 November. … Continue reading

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Lessons learned in investing in stocks

Investing in shares requires time. You cannot be on top of the game with those whose pre-occupation are to watch the stock market every trading day. With a full-time career, it is difficult to know what is happening in the … Continue reading

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