Category: STE Stocks Investing

The Power of Dividend

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In stocks
investing , you probably heard about the “ growth stocks “ , “dividend stocks “
, “large cap / mid –cap “ or “ blue chips “ etc .. and depending on your “desired
and expectation” of the ROI of your investment , you may choose what kind of
stocks to be included in your portfolio.

For most of
the investors , I am sure you would have included some “

STE Smart Beta Update : 30th Aug 2017

Time flies ,
It has been more than a year after my first published of STE Smart Beta concept
and bench-marking against STI Index.

FYI , I have
started my STE Smart Beta on 28th Aug 2016 with capital of $100K with equal
weighted investing in 14 stocks which fall under the criteria of PE<10 or
Dividend Yield >5%.

You may find
the detail in this link (here
).

Now , let’s

Market Timing Vs Time In The Market ?

There was an
article about the important of “Market Timing vs Time in The Market “ by Mr. Goh
Eng Yeow ,Senior Correspondent ,The Straits Times on 20th Aug and
you may find the detail as below :

Beating
the investment pros at their game

3rd Qtr 2017 : Dividend and Portfolio Update

After
getting the result announcement from Croesus Retail Trust this morning , all
the company I have vested has announced their quarterly result respectively. Is
time for me to update my Dividend & Interest income which I will be receiving
in 3rd Qtr 2017.  

Total
Dividend & Interest Income ( 3rd
Qtr 2017 ) = $46,539.36

YTD 2017 Dividend
& Interest Income = $146,097.02

The total

Investment Clock : What Time Is It ?

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Pursuant to
my previous blog post about market cycles and “4 Seasons Investing “, there is
another way of explaining the market cycles i.e “ Investment Clock “.

The idea of
an investment clock has been around for decades and it captures two very important things in investment :  

1) Business and Market move in cycle 

2) No
sector or asset

太极生两仪,两仪生四象 : The Tao Of Investing

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道德经中有:道生一,一生二,二生三,三生万物。还有一句话是无极生太极,太极生两仪,两仪生四象,四象生八卦

太极生两仪,两仪生四象

两仪

编辑

两仪指天地或阴阳。一些武术家借用此词来引申到拳法中,如武术家孙禄堂就将动为阳、静为阴,合称动静为两仪。

关于“两仪”,综合历代易学家的理论,计有七说:一说为阴阳,一说为天地,一说为奇偶,一说为刚柔,一说为玄黄,一说为乾坤,一说为春秋。但通常是指阴阳。

四象

编辑

四象即为:太阳、太阴、少阴、少阳。

而其又名:少阳、老阳、少阴、老阴。

从数学角度论四象为:四、九、八、六。

从方位角度论四象为:东、南、西、北。

从一年季节论四象为:春、夏、秋、冬。

从人的名字论四象为:孟章、执名、监兵、陵光

从飞禽走兽论四象为

Feel Good About Your BULL Market Returns

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It has been
quite sometimes since my last update of the “Regression Chart “ for STI and
world major indexes.

After seeing
the chart with latest data , I realized that no wonder everyone seems happy on the
ROI of their portfolio and bullish about the market recently as STI hit above
3200 level.

Here you go….

** For the first time

IPO : Tell Me A Story

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 This year should
be a good year for SGX as we           have seen many  IPOs in first half of 2017 and       as
for retail investors , many  should be excited          busy pressing button at ATM to
apply for the              IPOs ,expecting to have some quick bucks if              successfully being  allocated with some share.

The latest
one

Portfolio Construction : To Diversify or Not to Diversify ?

As investors, when we think about Risk-Reward
analysis, the first thing pop up in our mind automatically will be the word “
diversification”.  

This is what been mentioned in Investopedia
about the importance of Diversification :

"Diversification is a technique
that reduces risk by allocating investments among various
financial instruments, industries and other categories. It aims to

1-2-3 To Be A Successful Investor

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If you are looking
for investing ideas or methods of successful investment , guess you will often
hear this in any investment seminars , talks or even encountered this many
times in newspaper or blogs , i.e “Investing is simple, not easy” ,the famous quote from our legendary and super-investor Warren Buffet.

As human
nature , we like to simplify things