How to Catch A Knife

It was 2016, right in the middle of the China liquidity crisis. The poor investment sentiment that time was also aided by low oil prices. DBS (SGX:D05) reported poor financial results, mostly due to provisions made for loans to O&G companies. Everyone got worried that another financial crisis is here again. The stock price has … Continue reading How to Catch A Knife

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Math is the Simple Part

Last week, we had a little drama in Singapore's investing landscape when Yangzijiang Shipbuilding(SGX:BS6) plunged more than 20% from $1.29 to hit a 2.5 year low at $0.86. It has then recovered to about $1.01 currently. For more info, you can click on the link below; https://www.businesstimes.com.sg/companies-markets/yangzijiang-hits-rough-waters-amid-beijings-probe-into-individual-linked-to-firm It has stirred up tons of discussions among … Continue reading Math is the Simple Part

5 Things I Learned From Fooled by Randomness

Nassim Taleb’s Fooled by Randomness is about “luck disguised and perceived as non-luck (that is, skills) and, more generally, randomness disguised and perceived as non-randomness (that is, determinism).” It’s an enlightening read in its entirety, but here are 5 things that I find worth sharing with you guys from the book. 1. Beware the Hindsight Bias … Continue reading 5 Things I Learned From Fooled by Randomness

Investing Opportunities in Down Under – 3 Trends We’re Seeing in Australia

Australia, a country where it seems to be a better place to have a holiday than to invest in. Located so far away from the rest of the world that it becomes "out of sight, out of mind". Yet there is a lot of opportunity in Australia, their stock market is valued at $1.9 trillion … Continue reading Investing Opportunities in Down Under – 3 Trends We’re Seeing in Australia

The Safe Bet Here is Continued Uncertainty

With the trade war escalating, stock markets globally have taken a severe hit. Inability to answer all these questions related to market behaviour, policy and economics with conviction at this stage is reflective of the clouds of uncertainty hanging over markets, policies and the economy. One way to handle this is to question if it's a … Continue reading The Safe Bet Here is Continued Uncertainty