When I first invested in Powermatic Data, what I saw was a company with huge margin of safety with its cash hoard and properties. If you ask me then, what does it do, I would probably say "they have something to do with modems". That was almost 3 years ago. Today, Powermatic Data is a … Continue reading Powermatic Data (SGX:BCY) – The Right Place at the Right Time
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
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
The greatest trader of all time, Jesse Livermore, said, "It was never my thinking that made the big money for me. It always was my sitting." Some companies have the ability to make you sit for very very long before they realize their value. This is one of them. Considered by many to have one … Continue reading Sing Holdings (SGX:5IC) – Worth The Wait?
I thought I was investing when I dabbled in the forex markets. Back then I based my trading decisions on technical charts and interest rate decisions. However, during a discussion with my friends on our investments, they posed me a question on how do I derive the intrinsic value of a currency? I had totally … Continue reading The Road to Graham and Doddsville