United Global (SGX:43P) – Taking off with Repsol (BME:REP)

On 30 September 2019, United Global (SGX:43P) announced that Spain's oil major Repsol (BME:REP) will purchase a 40% stake in one of their subsidiary, United Oil Company, for up to US$46.5mil. While selling a huge stake in their core business does not sound like good news, I felt otherwise. After understanding Repsol's ambitions in the … Continue reading United Global (SGX:43P) – Taking off with Repsol (BME:REP)

The Difference Between a Good Investor and a Great Investor

Anyone can be an investor. Select a strategy, approach, strategy or model and put in your money to create your portfolio. Depending on the performance, you may get returns that beat whatever index you bench-marked your portfolio against and be considered a "good" investor. But what does it takes to be elevated into "great" status … Continue reading The Difference Between a Good Investor and a Great Investor

Okamoto Industries (TYO:5122) – The Quiet Innovator

Say, what's the most expensive condom selling in Lazada.com? A quick search revealed the one product that beats the rest hands down. Snapshot from Lazada.com There we have it. Okamoto's Zero One, arguably the world's thinnest condom yet, is the most expensive selling at about $5 per condom (box of 3) while the rest ranges … Continue reading Okamoto Industries (TYO:5122) – The Quiet Innovator

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