Category: Investment Stab

Stock Market’s Performance in the First Year of a Republican President

The stock market is down for the first year of a Republican President – excluding 

the first year he got re-election.

We looked back to data from ex-President George W. Bush in 2001 to 

ex-US President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1953.

We show below the price of the S&P500 for the first year of a Republican President

Orange reflects the price at the start of the month

Blue reflects the

CPF Home Loan or Bank Loan?

Buying a HDB flat for the first time can be an intimidating experience. It is probably the first big ticket purchase in your life that will take the next couple of decades to pay off, so you would definitely want to rake in as much savings as yo…

Genting Singapore: a possible rekindled flame?

Back in December 2016, the Japanese government has passed a law that allows casino gambling in integrated resorts which includes hotels and entertainment lodges. Despite the long-standing proposal of this bill, Mr Shinzo Abe was determined to be the on…

Misconception of Re-Employment Age Extension

Singapore Parliament have recently made changes to the Retirement and Re-employment Act, these changes will act to protect and encourage older workers to participate in Singapore’s economy.

Some of the changes made includes:

Companies must now o…

Top World News in 2016

As we near the end of the year, it is the time we recap the major news that occurred during this period. It is probably not a very good year. We started with Zika and ended with President Barrack Obama leaving the White House (bad to worse). But of c…

ShopBack: Save with Coupons, CashBack and more!

While I was googling for alternatives to reduce my expenses, I realised that apart from reducing takeout and preparing my own meals, there was an on-going trend of online retailers dealing in all kinds of products. They vary from groceries to mass …

Singapore Stocks Market: Outlook

I was browsing through the different stock prices as usual. Given the recent spate of local M&As and delisting manoeuvres, it seems to me that the number of quality stocks have decreased in our local bourse. With well-known local companies such as OSIM, SMRT and Eu Yan Sang International delisting, is the local market valuation truly too low as compared to the global valuations?

A simple Google

Hu Li Yang’s Half by Half Theory

Hu Li Yang’s theory:
1) If an index’s price drops by 50% from its peak, it has entered an "fair value" price point
2) If an index’s price drops to around 25% from its peak, it has entered a "extremely undervalue" price point
3) When recovering from the bottom, the index will always face selling pressure at 2x the bottom price
4) During a bear market rebound, you can forget about fundamentals