Monthly Archives: July 2015

Investing in Europe, Is this the right time?

I have avoided investing in European companies because of negative news coming from there since 5 years ago. Back in 2010, the five so-called PIIGS countries were facing financial troubles due to huge debt problems. The PIIGS refers to Portugal, … Continue reading

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Do we panic now?

Fact number 1: Australian dollar weakened to S$1.0116 to A$1.0000, the lowest level in the 52-week range, on Friday 3 July 2015. Fact number 2: Crude oil Brent (ICE) dropped again to touch US$60.32 per barrel. (52-week range was US$106.72 … Continue reading

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Life’s ups and downs – Do not try to straighten things up

This post is motivated by one book I had read recently. Life has its ups and downs. That is the way it is. We cannot be at peak performance and we cannot be happy all the time. There were times … Continue reading

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It’s half year, are you bruised?

We have just passed the half way mark for 2015. Are you bruised by your financial assets performance? Well, I suffered some bruising, but nothing serious yet.   Performances of some were:   1. Singapore equity portfolio was down 7.8% … Continue reading

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