Showing posts from August, 2019

七线谱:四大天王( China Big Four Banks)

image credit to The  "big four"   state-owned commercial banks are the  B ank of China , the  China Construction Bank , the  Industrial and Commercial Bank of China , and the  Agricultural Bank of China , all of which are also among the  largest banks in the world  as of 2018.  The big four also, the world largest in term of total assets base on 2018  S&P Global Market Intelligence  report. FYI, DBS rank 71st with a total asset of approx. USD$388 Billion.   <Source:>

七线谱 : HSBC and HKG Land

image credit to Millions of people have taken to the streets of Hong Kong over the past few months as protests against the controversial extradition Bill grew into violent clashes between police and protesters. What began as a targeted protest  against a controversial extradition bill in June has transformed into what feels like a battle for the future of Hong Kong. While things still unfold for the event, but it has caused billions of dollars as many businesses been disrupted, billions worth of IPOs been scraped and conference & trade fair have been postponed or cancelled.

Keep Calm and Collect Photos ( Dividends )

Stock Market Volatility Is Normal Feeling like markets are more volatile than ever? Yes! Indeed. For many investors the stock market swings over the last few months have been scary and provide fresh reminders of the 2008 meltdown. In some cases, prices on the Dow could move up and down by +/- 500-800 points within a day, depending on how the market reacted to “tweets the message” from President Trump. :D When markets go on a wild ride, it’s understandable that we feel uneasy and wanted to get out of it when index down by few hundreds of points and wanted to buy more when certain stocks hit the target price set in our wish list.

3rd Qtr 2019 : Dividend and Portfolio Update

i mage credit to US stocks went into a free-fall on last Wednesday after the bond market stoked fresh fears of a recession ( due to inverted yield curve for US  2 years bond vs 10 years bond  ). The Dow Jones plunged 800 points -- a sharp departure for a market that had very recently been hitting record highs. Same for STI Index, as world stock markets are so intertwined with each other nowadays, although STI index is not so high in term of valuation, but when US market tumble, we can’t escape and sure have some repercussion and price reaction. Hence, STI also dropped by almost -9% in past two weeks from as high as 3381 to 3115. But former Fed Chair -Janet Yellen says "This Time Is Different !" Janet Yellen says yield curve inversion may be false recession signal this time   <from>

Happy 54th National Day 2019 !!

image credit to  Wishing all a Happy 54th National Day 2019 !!  <> Article Of The Day : Investing in a Negative Interest Rate World   < source:> "First of all, it’s impossible to know exactly what to make of negative interest rates in government bonds around the globe for the simple fact that it’s never happened before. There is no historical precedent for this. Anyone who tells you they know how this will transpire is a maniac. Predicting interest rate moves is notoriously difficult. ..." Re-thinking stock market volatility .   Dividends are one of the most underappreciated aspects of the stock market. They offer investors a unique income stream if you’re able to get over the mental accounting of separating price from dividends in the total return calculation. This chart shows the growth of the S&P 500 in terms of price and div
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