Category: STE Stocks Investing

Are S-REITs Overvalued ?

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If you are having more REITs in your portfolio , the chances that you are beating STI is higher as most of the REITs are having good "run" so far. Overall YTD returns for FTSE ST REIT Index is 16.5% vs STI of 7.67%. Since I have more than 42% of REITs in my portfolio , quite natural that my portfolio also outperformed STI by +6.3% with YTD returns of +13.97%.

Know Your Yield , Know Your Risk

Your Portfolio Yield
Determine Your Risk-Tolerance
, No?

In general, your portfolio yield could be a very good
indicator if you are taking too much risk or risk-averse. I plot a chart to
show my portfolio yield vs other income investment instrum…

You Should Be Worried When FED Starts to Cut Rates

Market
rebound strongly in last two days after FED Chairman indicating future rate cut
if economy situation is getting worse due to trade war.

Fed
Inches Toward Rate Cut as Trade War Frays Patience <From
Bloomberge.com>

“The Federal Reserve’s top policy makers aren’t yet ready to
cut interest rates, but worsening trade tensions are nudging them in that
direction.

In

When REITs Lead To Large Losses

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I would like
to share this very good article from SeekingAlpha.com in regard to investing in
REITs :

Summary

REITs
are famous for being defensive income-producing investments.

There
exists, however, a lot of landmines that can lead to massive losses.

We
explore the most common reasons that lead to large losses in the REIT sector.

2nd Qtr 2019 : Dividend & Portfolio Update

Finally, is
my turn to update the total dividend and interest income that I will be getting
in 2nd Qtr 2019 , after my last company i.e Accordia Golf Trust announcing
its result yesterday. I’m really excited because second quarter is normally the
highest dividend amount I will get as most of the blue chips are given out
their dividend in this quarter.

Total
Dividend & Interest Income

Return On Investment vs Return On Luck

When buying
TOTO , everyone thinks ( or at least hopes ) that they will be the “lucky” one
to become the next “millionaire” and we all knew that winning 4D or TOTO is just
a pure luck, but how about investing ?

My friend (
Chirs ) from…

How Many “Lemons” Do You Have In Your Portfolio ?

The Market for Lemons

From
Wikipedia,

Akerlof’s paper uses the market for used cars as an example of the problem of
quality uncertainty. It concludes that owners of high-quality used cars will
not place their cars on the used car market. A car buyer should only be able to
buy low-quality used cars, and will pay accordingly. The market for good used
cars does not exist.

"The

Building Your Own ATM Machine !

Sometimes my
friends or even relative just wonder how I could survive without working or
having “active income” for the past 4 years.  I told them that I have my own “ATM Machine “ that will generate a
consistent cash flow , quarter by qua…