Category: ThumbTack Investor

ThumbTack Fund Report 10 – Hello 2022!

For full year 2021: FULL YEAR (2021): SPY: +29.07% VT: +18.59% STI: +9.95% TTF: +24.91% SINCE INCEPTION (FEB 2020), ANNUALIZED: SPY: +24.93% VT: +19.52% STI: -0.45% TTF: +35.97% For reference, last TTF report: https://thumbtackinvestor.wordpress.com/2021/09/05/thumbtack-fund-report-9-you-shouldve-gone-for-the-head/ Note: Returns are MWRs, all figures in USD TTF’s NAV: USD 1,262,649.05 Deposits/Withdrawals: USD 966,301.98 Nett capital gains since inception: USD […]

I Love Singapore Airlines.

TTI loves Singapore Airlines. I really do. Not the shares. The company. Tidbit of fact: Since 2010, me and my entire family have NEVER flown on ANY other airline, except SQ. As the pandemic rages on past the 2nd year, we all know times have been real tough for SQ. Things might have gotten slightly […]

Power Of Property

I just sold 1 of my investment properties. Literally just. In this post, I’d just share my personal thoughts and experience when it comes to property, specifically, the SG property sector. I have had quite a bit of experience in overseas properties as well, but I won’t talk about that just yet. Most of what […]

Money Lessons That Squid Game Has Taught Us

This is a guest post by @GrandpaLemon, posted here with permission If anything, Squid game has been a teaching experience and I just want to call out a few money lessons that one should have learnt from this show, you know, just for the future’s sake. Hospital and Surgical Insurance I am not selling any, […]

Investing Is A Weird Game

In general, for most games or activities that we engage in, most folks get better at it with effort and time. In other words, the results of said activity has some sort of positive correlation with the amount of effort and time put into that said activity, of course, adjusted for the confounding effects of […]

Bulls Make Money, Bears Make Money, Pigs Get Slaughtered

I’d just let the pictures do the talking this time around. OVERALL SUMMARY: Exhibit 1: Exhibit 2: Exhibit 3: Exhibit 4: Exhibit 5: https://thumbtackinvestor.wordpress.com/2021/08/26/final-boarding-call-sprt/ Exhibit 6: Exhibit 7: These humans… they can be so predictable sometimes.

ThumbTack Fund Report 9 – “You Should’ve Gone For The Head”

YEAR TO DATE (2021): SPY: +21.98% VT: +17.15% STI: +8.44% TTF: +53.82% SINCE INCEPTION (FEB 2020): SPY: +26.15% VT: +22.99% STI: -1.41% TTF: +82.40% For reference, last TTF report: https://thumbtackinvestor.wordpress.com/2021/04/18/thumbtack-fund-report-8-what-are-these-bots-doing/ Note: Returns are MWRs, all figures in USD TTF’s NAV: USD 1,199,086.20 Deposits/Withdrawals: USD 774,276.48 Nett capital gains since inception: USD 424,809.72 As you can […]

Final Boarding Call – #SPRT

“This is the final boarding call for SPRT passengers for flight number TTI100000000000000001 to the moon. Pls proceed to Gate #1billion immediately.” “Ladies and gentlemen, welcome onboard flight number TTI100000000000000001, departing mediocrity for the moon. My name is TTI and I’m your captain for this flight. We ask that you please fasten your seatbelts at […]