Monthly Archives: January 2013

Not active in investing is not an option

Assuming someone has cash of $1,000,000, what should that person do with the money? Let’s say he is not comfortable with taking on risks of investing. He may consider placing all $1,000,000 in a fixed deposit of one-year tenor earning … Continue reading

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Share prices declined by Latest Property Cooling Measures

Last Friday, a slew of property cooling measures were put in place. Today is the first trading day on the Singapore Exchange after the announcement. How did property developer counters and local banks move against this backdrop? As expected, both … Continue reading

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Performance of shares – High Dividend yield and Low Price-to-Book ratio

Since the time I wrote on high dividend and low PTB ratio, I was curious about how these stocks performed between 2 January and 11 January. If one bought all 22 stocks listed in my blog post on 2 January … Continue reading

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Latest Property cooling measures

The latest property cooling measures announced by DPM/Finance Minister and Minister for National Development yesterday did not come as a surprise to me. DPM mentioned that the government is not intending to engineer a market (property) crash. If you have … Continue reading

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Income on various asset classes

I had received bank statements covering period ending 31 December 2012. In these statements, banks disclosed total interest amounts paid on your accounts for whole of last year. What did I get by way of interest income? $6.83, $6.72, $14.35, … Continue reading

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High Dividend yield and Low Price-to-Book ratio – Update

On 28 January 2012, I wrote a piece on high dividend yield with low price-to-book post. There was a surge in a number of views on this post recently. In the New Year, I look again at these parameters for … Continue reading

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2012 in review (by WordPress.Com)

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 31,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this … Continue reading

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