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PREPARING FOR WINTER AFTER A FANTASTIC WINNING STREAK

PREPARING FOR WINTER  AFTER A FANTASTIC WINNING STREAK The FTSTI index ended July up 3.2% to 3,330 points, lifted by the continued momentum in banks, properties and REITS. Surprisingly, the oil & gas sector also finally stirred upwards....

STEADY AS SHE GOES FOR SREITS

STEADY AS SHE GOES FOR SREITS The half-time result for 2017 is out – SREITS continued to be one of the best asset classes for the smart investor, as predicted in our series of SREITs articles -
https://einvesthub/btonline/com.sg/as-sure-as-daylight-sriets-shine
https://einvesthub/btonline/com.sg/sreits-get-pounded-by-trump ...

WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD – OR IS IT?

WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD – OR IS IT? “Sell in May and Go Away” – those who did this year would have been sidelined to become anguish and angry investors as markets continued to hit record highs – the Dow climbed to 21,000 while our local FTSTI scaled to 3,210, up a nice 330 points or 11.45% since the beginning of the year....

PRESCIENT TIMING – THE OLD & STABLE IS STILL BETTER FOR MY INVESTMENTS

PRESCIENT TIMING – THE OLD & STABLE IS STILL BETTER FOR MY INVESTMENTS I get asked a lot in my public talks, the most recent for Maybank Kim Eng clients who packed the 180-pax SGX Auditorium earlier this month, on start-ups and small-caps stocks. However, one that truly remains in my portfolio for the past decade has been the venerable Jardine group....

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”...