Category: STE Stocks Investing

Happy 54th National Day 2019 !!

 Wishing all a Happy 54th National Day 2019 !! 

Article Of The Day :

Investing in a Negative Interest Rate World <source: www.awealthofcommonsense.com>

"First of all, it’s impossible to know exactly what to make of negative interest rates in government bonds around the globe for the simple fact that it’s never happened before. There is no historical

Want To Beat The Market ? You Need To Know This !

Would like to share this great article on subject of “Regression to Trend/Mean”:

Regression to Trend: Another Look at Long-Term Market
Performance
<from
www.advisorperspective.com>

  

“About the only certainty in the stock market is
that, over the long haul, over performance turns into under-performance and vice
versa. Is there a pattern to this movement? Let’s apply some simple

Can You Beat Warren Buffett ?

Is it possible
to Mimic Warren Buffett’s Investment Returns ?

Every investment
manager (or even retail investors like you and me) admires Warren Buffett’s
investment returns. But is it possible to
copy Warren Buffett’s investment strate…

The Power Of Free Cash Flow

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Accounting Profit is Fake

Yup, you heard
me correctly.

Accountant’s
idea of profit is prepared according to tax adjustments and accounting
standards. These were established to provide consistency and governance across
how accounting is done. The problem is these ‘rules’ are very much open to
interpretation — leaving room for ‘creative
accounting’.

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