Moneyball Series Part 1 – Get on Base

I watched "Moneyball" back in 2014 and was fascinated by it even though I'm not a baseball fan. The film, adapted from the book by Michael Lewis, is based on the true story of how the Oakland Athletics upended baseball by shunting tradition and putting their faith in the numbers. In doing so, the A's … Continue reading Moneyball Series Part 1 – Get on Base

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The Decision – 3 SGX-listed stocks that could be affected by Jokowi’s move to Borneo

Just like Lebron James revealing his "Decision" to take his talents to South Beach to play with the Miami Heat, Jokowi's administration announced yesterday that they will be moving the country's capital from Jarkarta to Borneo island's East Kalimantan province. Lebron James makes his "Decision" live on ESPN in 2010. What will happen to Jakarta? … Continue reading The Decision – 3 SGX-listed stocks that could be affected by Jokowi’s move to Borneo

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 Importance of Assessing Management Quality

You would have read the news about incidents where regulators have to step in to investigate fishy business conducted by the managements. https://www.straitstimes.com/business/kimlys-top-executives-arrested-for-alleged-involvement-in-giving-false-or-misleading https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/business/no-signboard-ceo-arrested-and-on-bail-amid-probe-into-share-11496908 https://www.businesstimes.com.sg/government-economy/allied-techs-missing-s33m-law-firm-says-partner-jeffrey-ong-may-have-ordered Now how are we able measure the quality of the people who manage the companies that we are putting our money in? Is there a way to spot the bad … Continue reading The Importance of Assessing Management Quality