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AS SURE AS DAYLIGHT, SREITS SHINE

AS SURE AS DAYLIGHT, SREITS SHINE SREITs were hammered severely following the victory of Donald Trump in the US Presidential elections on 9 Nov 2016. Compared to recent highs reach in Aug/Sep 2016, SREITs were down an average of 4.1%, the 3rd sharpest correction in the last 4 years since the 23rd May 2013 Tapering Fears, triggered by then Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke....

BEST WAY TO TEACH FINANCIAL LITERACY TO KIDS AND YOUNG CHILDREN

BEST WAY TO TEACH FINANCIAL LITERACY TO KIDS AND YOUNG CHILDREN This year's Invest Carnival over the weekend of 10th – 12th March 2017 would be an interesting one for me as I have been approached by the organizer, Share Investor to launch and anchor the program – Finance for Kids which would be a key highlight at the Carnival...

PRESCIENT TIMING – WHEN TO SELL YOUR REIT/SHARES? THE SABANA SAGA

PRESCIENT TIMING –WHEN TO SELL YOUR REIT/SHARES? THE SABANA SAGA 3 days before the Lunar New Year – the Straits Times reported that a group of Sabana REIT investors have come together to push for a meeting to remove the REIT manager due to “significant price underperformance of the REIT and Sabana's latest move to acquire new properties at questionable prices. This raised the question of whether the manager acts for the best interest of the unitholders or whether, it acts for the benefit of the sponsor”...

BACK TO HARD WORK AND EFFICIENCY IN THE YEAR OF THE FIRE ROOSTER 2017

BACK TO HARD WORK AND EFFICIENCY IN THE YEAR OF THE FIRE ROOSTER 2017 Exhausted from the shenanigans in the past Monkey year 2016, in the new lunar year beginning 28th Jan 2017, we welcome the Year of the Fire Rooster. The Rooster is the sign of awakening and dawn – it would mark a new orientation towards success – one garnered by hardwork and patience which are key rooster traits, rather than relying on what markets, be it currencies, commodities, stocks or bond cycles bring forth....

SREITS get a Pounding by Trump

SREITS get a Pounding by Trump SREITs have been hammered severely in the past month, pounded further by the victory of Donald Trump in the US Presidential elections on 9 Nov 2016. Compared to recent highs reach in Aug/Sep 2016, SREITs were down an average of 4.1%, the 3rd sharpest correction in the last 4 years since the 23rd May 2013 Tapering Fears, triggered by then Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke.....

HOW TO AVOID COGNITIVE BIAS IN INVESTING

HOW TO AVOID COGNITIVE BIAS IN INVESTING Two months that just passed marked the 15th Anniversary of World Trade Centre bombing on 11th September 2001. To many outsiders, the country-wide commemorations seem a tad overdone and bear little association or reflection....

OH ROMEO, ROMEO, WHERE ARE THOU?

OH ROMEO, ROMEO, WHERE ARE THOU? Two days before the UK voted on its European future, the world's most powerful banker Janet Yellen, chairperson of the US Federal Reserve warned that Brexit would cause "significant economic repercussions". The markets subsequently experienced a few days of frantic trading, only to calm down to a rather quiet summer....