Monthly Archives: June 2013

Haze

I was upset with the haze. The PSI is at hazardous level (at 400). Waking up each morning greeted me with gloom as the sky did not clear. My left eye was red and teary this morning. We searched for … Continue reading

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Being Papa

I dislike the portrayal of fathers “working like cows, horses and no one appreciates them”, so they deserve an OSIM massage chair on Father’s Day, says the TV advertisement. I was also motivated to write this piece after reading The … Continue reading

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The Last Lecture (Lessons in living) by Randy Pausch – Book Review

When the book was first released in 2008, I noticed it in bookstores. Somehow, I had no interest in reading it. It was released in hardcover and was expensive for my budget. I saw this book again recently and now … Continue reading

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Stock Indices declined – New Normal?

On 8 May, I wrote to say that stock indices had recovered from 2008/09 global financial crisis. The investment climate changed after 22 May. Stock indices tumbled across most equity markets after Chairman of Federal Reserve Board (Fed) said that … Continue reading

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Latest Dividend Yield based on FY2012 results

Share prices of Singapore tumbled in past two weeks. How had dividend yields been affected as a result of new share prices of some stocks under review? The table below shows dividend yields against prices of these stocks as at … Continue reading

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The Time Keeper, a novel by Mitch Albom – A book review

Having read most of Mitch Albom’s books, The Time Keeper was as good as his other well-known titles, both fiction and non-fiction. The Time Keeper, Dor, is to help two unrelated persons (Sarah and Victor) in order to help himself. … Continue reading

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Singapore dollar strengthened

The following exchange rates were taken at 9.03 pm tonight. Change column shows percentage drop for today. Singapore dollar strengthened against most currencies. Australian dollar is a big loser today, losing 1.31% against Singapore dollar.     5.6. 2013 Change … Continue reading

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