Author: STE Stocks Investing

Bye Bye M1 : Catching A Falling Knife

Finally , I have completely sold all my remaining share of M1 at lost of -$14,226.78 , while some might still waiting or hoping for a better counter-offer from another major shareholder. Yes it is a negative XIRR of -5.5% after close to 4 years of investing.
Have to admit that I have underestimated the impact of "regulatory risk " after the government  announced the new permit for 4th Telco

4th Quarter 2018 : Dividend and Portfolio Update

Yeah !! Is time to update my dividend & interest income to be collected in 4th Qtr 2018. This will be a short and quick update as I am heading to JB for 2 nights staycation on 20th & 21st Oct and follow by another on 25th & 26th Oct to Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson . From now till January 2019 it will be quick pack for me as school holidays just started and will have more fun and spend more time

Hold Your "F.I.R.E" , Your Dividend Has Just Been Cut By 81.5% !!

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Yes, not by -8 % or -38% but -81.5% !! This is what happened when APPT (Asian Pay TV Trust) announced their result and dividend pay out for next quarter this morning.

I think most of the so called " income investors " (including me)  were stunned by this sudden news and of course the share price dropped by -49.2% and closed at $0.16 today. I still

Is Winning the Lottery Cursed?

Winning the lottery can be a huge, life-changing event.
Imagine you’d just won few millions $$ from TOTO and not to forget the probability of an ordinary S$1
bet winning the jackpot  is 1
in 13,983,816 chance.  You must be “damn lucky “ in…

DOW .. Down ..Down.. Up ..Up…

Today mark the last trading day of Oct 2018 , Yes ! Indeed , it’s a "choppy and volatile" month for STI and world markets. DJ could swing more than 600 points intra-day from positive to negative. Well , that is really the characteristic of "Mr Market", it swing like a pendulum.

Again, many of my friends are asking me if I am selling my stock as market seems very volatile and ‘risky" ( for them

Is The Fed Has Really “Gone Crazy” ?

Yes, this is
what President Trump said after Federal Reserve’s recent rise in interest rate  and signals for more to come which has caused
the recent “market rout” where world major indexes  dropped by more than 5-8% in two days including

OMG !! October : The Month of Market Crashes

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Do some months have significantly different stock market returns than
others? I am not so sure, but many investors belief that October will be
the bad month for stock markets and January will be better with higher than
average return.

 Is it true that we can time the market base on calendar months
like “Sell in May and go away “ ,buy in December for Santa Claus

M1: Pre-Conditional Voluntary GO at $2.06

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If there’s one issue dominating the business headlines these days, it’s
definitely the "

Keppel and SPHto buy rest of M1; Keppel to privatise Keppel T&T ". ( from The Business Times)

Depending on what was your entry price and average cost ,
some may make money at this offer price and some may still losing money. I am
the one belongs to the second group as my average cost

Asset Bubble : From Tulipmania to Bitcoin

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“ An economic bubble or asset bubble (sometimes
also referred to as a speculative bubble, a market bubble, a price bubble, a financial bubble, a speculative mania, or a balloon) is trade in an asset at a price or
price range that strongly exceeds the asset’s intrinsic value. 

It could also be described as a situation in
which asset prices appear to