Category: STE Stocks Investing

4th Qtr 2017 : Dividend and Portfolio Update

Is time to see many update from financial bloggers  on their year- end portfolio review  and total dividend to be collected in 2017 ,
including B ( here
) and me of course.

Time flies , as usual with the last company to have
announced …

Q&A : Bitcoin

What is Bitcoin ?

(from Wikipedia )

Bitcoin is a worldwide cryptocurrency and digital payment system called
the first decentralized digital currency, as the system works without a central
repository or single administrator. It was inve…

CPF-Investment Scheme – My Experience

CPF-IS has been a hot and never ending
topic since DPM Tharman made a comments in 2016 that “the scheme was not fit
for purpose “ because over the last 10 years, more
than 80 per cent of those who invested through the scheme would have been

The Importance of Behavioral Finance in Investment Decisions

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Finally , one
of my favorite and top Behavioral  Economist
Richard H Thaler
from University of Chicago won the 2017 Nobel Laureate in Economics , joining
other top behavioral economist like Robert J. Shiller and
 Daniel Kahneman  in the list of Nobel Laureate.

He has been recognized
by many insightful research link to economic decision and psychology like

Do We Need to Spend Few Thousand $$$ on Investment Courses ?

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One of the
reader email me and asking about the idea of attending an investment course which
cost him few thousand dollars. I am quite reluctant to give advice in this
regards as I never attended any investment course before and not sure about the
useful and effectiveness of such courses.

For me ,
investing is a long learning journey and

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