Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, released his annual letter to shareholders yesterday evening. People in the investment world know that this annual letter summarises Berkshire's financial performance for 2017 and seeks to educate investors on investing. The letter was so influential that before the advent of the Internet, professional investors owned 1 … [Read more...] about Lessons from Berkshire’s Annual Letter 2017
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The much anticipated annual Budget speech was delivered yesterday by Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat (HSK) in parliament. It was titled "Together, a Better Future" reflecting a need for a united stand to face the challenges of today and tomorrow. The full speech and associated annexes can be found here. I've looked forward to annual Budget speech every year since taking the … [Read more...] about Budget 2018 – 10 Key Points
I thought I'll have a change of pace today and do a post on life instead of my usual post on investing. WHUUUUT?? KK ISN'T TALKING ABOUT INVESTING? UNFOLLOW KTHXBYE Come on guys, not everything is about money. And stocks. And work. Damn what am I doing with my life. Host for a day Anyway, a Spanish colleague from my department in the UK flew down to … [Read more...] about So proud of Singapore
Last week's bloodbath in the markets brought back a familiar sense of fear and panic in the market. It is because of times like this that it is paramount that you are comfortable with your holdings. You don't want to be forced to sell at bad prices due to short term price movements. So here are some small things I do to maintain my sanity during times of … [Read more...] about Peace of mind matters
Let me dust off a Hearthstone related meme. Everyone panic! Run for cover! Sell everything! The markets are collapsing! Over the 4 years that I've been in the market, there have been periods where everything seems so dark and the markets so bloody. I had the whole "catching the falling knife" situation with Keppel Corp thing, the periodic doomsayer of Apple, … [Read more...] about Everyone picnic!
I have a confession to make. I have some money invested on the crowdlending platform MoolahSense which I have not disclosed in my investment portfolio, mainly due to difficulty in reporting investment value on a monthly basis. I've been on the platform for about 5 months now for my own personal education and for higher yields. The past 5 months has allowed me to form an opinion … [Read more...] about Crowdlending – is it worth it?