Monthly Archives: August 2015

Déjà vu – Singapore equity went down

It seemed so familiar. When I started investing substantially in 2008, I was hit by the Global Financial Crisis of 2008/09. The Singapore equity nose-dived in 2008. Between October 2007 and March 2009, the Straits Times Index (STI) dropped an … Continue reading

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Portfolio value declined further (Part 2)

My investment portfolio continued its downward trend from last week. It is so frightening. My Singapore equity portfolio continued to lose value. The percentage decline in value over cost of acquisition for each month-end is shown below. Between 21 August … Continue reading

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Portfolio value declined over the week

This past week was bad for investments. My Singapore equity portfolio continued to lose value. The percentage decline in value over cost of acquisition for each month-end is shown below. From May onwards, Singapore equity continued to slide every month. … Continue reading

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Problems facing Singapore – Personal View

We would be proud that Singapore had progressed economically over the 50 years of independence. Singapore Per Capita GDP jumped from S$1,310 in year 1960 to S$71,318 last year. Between 1960 and year 2000 (a span of 40 years), per … Continue reading

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Share Prices declined a great deal for some blue-chip stocks

This blog post continues from the one posted on 16 August. I pick up top 9 stocks from the list and check the 52-week high and 52-week low share prices of these stocks. Today’s share prices are included in the … Continue reading

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“Show Me the Money Book 2, The science of stock-picking” by Teh Hooi Ling – A Book Review

This is Teh Hooi Ling’s second book on “Show Me the Money” released this year. The common thread of all chapters is “the science of stock-picking”. Therefore readers must be prepared to get into some heavy analysis of numbers to … Continue reading

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Dividend yielding stocks with low Price-to-book ratio

In her second book “Show me the money, The Science of stock-picking”, Teh Hooi Ling mentioned that buying stocks with the highest dividend yield, but lowest Price-to-Book (PTB) ratio appears to be a winning strategy over a longer period. There … Continue reading

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