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I hold 90,000 shares of Cosco Shipping Holdings at an average cost of HK$13.28. The current price is $8.23. There is a dividend of $2.20 that is payable this month, giving me a value of $10.43. My hol... 07 Dec 2022, View: 216.

Here are the reasons why I invest most of my funds in China stocks. 1. Discount in Hong Kong I can buy many good quality stocks in HKSE at a discount to the prices in Shanghai. The discounts are C... 05 Dec 2022, View: 364. Restricted

The recently retired CEO of Temasek Holdings said that the fund adopts a "contrarian" approach towards investing. She made this reference in reply to questions about how TH decided to invest in FTX. ... 05 Dec 2022, View: 201. Restricted

I hold 150,000 shares of Top Glove at an average cost of $0.60. The current price is $0.26. I am seeing a paper loss of $51,000 (SGD). The highest price of TG wsa $2.66. The stock price had dropped... 05 Dec 2022, View: 250. Restricted

I hold 43,500 shares of Kerry Prop at average cost of HK$20.21. My total investment is HK$ 879,000 (S$154,000). At the current price of $15.06, I suffer a loss of 25% or S$38,000. The fundamenta... 16 Nov 2022, View: 304. Restricted

Grab is involved ride hailing, food delivery and financial services in several countries in South East Asia.  Its highest price in January 2021 was $13.90. The current price is $2.96. The pric... 15 Nov 2022, View: 323. Restricted

I do not own any share in Uber.  They operate a ride hailing and food delivery service in many cities around the world. Based on their latest financial report, they make a loss of $3.33 per sh... 15 Nov 2022, View: 251. Restricted

My friend asked for my views about this stock. It pays an attractive dividend yield of 5.85%. I studied the financials of this stock at the Yahoo Finance website. Link I extracted the financials... 14 Nov 2022, View: 752. Restricted

I invested $511,978 SGD in 2 China tech stocks (Alibaba and Baidu). I bought the stocks when they dropped about 35% below the 52 week high.  The stocks dropped by a further 30% since I bought ... 14 Nov 2022, View: 267. Restricted

Six months ago, a friend asked for my advice about a crypto product. He invested in the product and asked for my opinion if it is a good investment.  I asked him for a brochure that describes ... 13 Nov 2022, View: 218. Restricted

Over a period of 6 weeks from 23 Sep 2022 to 3 November, I bought 630,000 shares of Country Garden at an average price of HK 1.59 for a total investment of $175,747 SGD. At the worst point on 3 Nov... 11 Nov 2022, View: 435. Restricted

One year ago, the stock price of Meta (Facebook) was $345, giving a market cap of $857 billion. The stock price dropped by 72% to the current price of $96. The market cap dropped to $240 billion.&n... 09 Nov 2022, View: 123. Restricted

The stock price of PayPal dropped by 73% over the past year, from $233.0 to $86.2. This is a large drop, relative to the whole market.  At the current price, the trailing PE ratio is 47.89 and... 30 Oct 2022, View: 290. Restricted

For many years, I had advised people to stay with the HDB loan, rather than move towards the bank loan. The lower interest rate from the bank loan is based on the low interest rate environment. This w... 27 Oct 2022, View: 191. Restricted

Many people invested in REITS (real estate investment trust) as they comprise of several properties. The REIT gives the rental income, net of management expenses. The return was about 4% per annum.&nb... 26 Oct 2022, View: 340. Restricted

30 year US treasury bond yield 2% at the start of 2022. 10 months later, the yield jumped to 4.23%. The bond price dropped by 38%. For the same period, Nasdaq dropped by 33%, Dow Jones Industrial b... 26 Oct 2022, View: 194. Restricted

The 20th congress of the Communist Party of China was concluded on 23 Oct 2022. A new team of leaders was appointed.  China released the 3Q economic results soon afterwards. They were delayed ... 24 Oct 2022, View: 705. Restricted

Due to the hike in interest rate, the tech stocks have suffered large losses during the past 6 and 12 months.  For the past 12 months, the largest drops were Zoom (-72.38%), Spotify (-65.28%),... 20 Oct 2022, View: 183. Restricted

I hold 7,000 shares of Baidu at an average cost of HK$ 156.2. The current price is $98.8 giving me a loss of HK$ 396,000 (SGD $71,700). This article by Zachs Equity Research compares the fundamenta... 18 Oct 2022, View: 433. Restricted

Tesla hit a market cap of $1,200 billion on 1 Nov 2021. It has since dropped by 44% to $673 billion. The key reasons for this sharp drop are: a) Elon Musk purchase of Twitter for $44 billion. Th... 14 Oct 2022, View: 346. Restricted

Many people are alarmed by a few cases of HDB flats being sold for over $1 million. They worry that the HDB flats are no longer affordable.  They should not be distracted by these exceptional ... 05 Oct 2022, View: 29. Restricted

Why is the property market in Singapore still strong, when stock markets in Singapore and around the world have collapsed by more than 30%? I share my views. It is a matter of time. It takes som... 20 Sep 2022, View: 900. Restricted

Country Garden is the largest or the second largest developer in China. I bought the shares 5 years ago at a price above HK$10 and sold the shares at a small profit. The stock price has since ... 20 Sep 2022, View: 401. Restricted

A year ago, my friend asked for my view about Ping An Insurance. I told him that I prefer to invest in PICC Property & Casualty (2328.HK) as it is undervalued and offer a better return.  T... 25 Aug 2022, View: 237. Restricted

I hold 40,000 shares of Senseonics (SENS) at an average cost of $2.32 USD. It closed on 2 August at $1.28. I had a paper loss of $41,600. I observed that SENS stock price jumped up 20% on 3 Au... 04 Aug 2022, View: 301. Restricted

Singapore Airlines reported a net profit of S$387 million for the first quarter of 2022 (end June). See report.  If this is annualized for 1 year, the net profit will be $1.5 billion. The curr... 29 Jul 2022, View: 474. Restricted

I owned 500 shares of Tesla previously and sold them on the way down. My last 200 shares were sold at $670 USD.  I bought back 200 shares at $825. So, I made a loss of $31,000 on the repurchas... 23 Jul 2022, View: 754. Restricted

The six US tech stocks shown below had dropped by an average of 39.4% since its peak during the past 52 weeks.  The largest drop is Meta (58.4% drop) and the lowest is Apple (24.1%) Is it time... 02 Jul 2022, View: 550. Restricted

TSM is the leading manufacturer of advanced chips in the world. It benefited from the sanctions imposed by America on China chip companies, which are their competitors. The manufacturers who need the ... 19 Jun 2022, View: 35. Restricted

I invested $475,000 SGD in 3 China tech stocks, namely Alibaba, Baidu and SMIC. They show a loss of 22.2% or $105.000. These stocks are on average about 50% down from their peak prices during the p... 18 Jun 2022, View: 420. Restricted

I invested a total of $257,000 SGD in this stock. This comprised of a portion listed in America (under EDU) and another portion listed in Hong Kong (under 9901.HK). At the worst point a few weeks e... 17 Jun 2022, View: 332. Restricted

My friend is active in investing in the global stock market.  He asked for my view about the expected hike in interest rate by the US Fed. A few weeks ago, the market was expecting an increase ... 15 Jun 2022, View: 442. Restricted

I invested S$233,000 in this stock. I held 53,100 shares listed in Hong Kong and 5,000 ADR (equivalent to 50,000 shares) listed in New York. My average cost was US$17.5. The stock price dropped to ... 15 Jun 2022, View: 215. Restricted

Tesla's stock price dropped 9.22% to $903.55 on the close of 3 June 2022. This sharp drop was a reaction by investors to a Reuters report that Tesla planned to reduce its workforce by 10%. The investo... 05 Jun 2022, View: 724. Restricted

Non fungible token (NFT) uses blockchain technology to create a unique record. A person can create a NFT to represent any asset and sell it to a buyer for a large sum of money. The buyer buys the NF... 03 Jun 2022, View: 27. Restricted

Cathie Wood of ARK invest did extremely well in 2011. Her ETF funds were the top performers globally.  I agreed with her bullish assessments of Tesla. I followed her on several genomic stocks ... 30 May 2022, View: 531. Restricted

My approach towards investing can be summarized by one key principle - to invest in undervalued stocks.  They fall in the following categories: a) Blue chip stocks with price earning ratio ... 30 May 2022, View: 546. Restricted

I invested a total of HKD 1,862,460 (SGD 323,605) in Alibaba and Baidu. I bought the shares at a price of 43% and 22% lower respectively, compared to the 52 weeks high for these stocks. Based on th... 27 May 2022, View: 561. Restricted

We are experiencing a bear market.  The stock prices keep falling, way below their fair values. What is happening? Many investors hold stocks on margin or leverage. When the stock prices... 25 May 2022, View: 1239. Restricted

I analyzed the China stocks that I have invested in currently, or in the past.  I present these stocks in the order of the forecast PER. This is based on the projected EPS of analysts covering... 22 May 2022, View: 711. Restricted

I just bought 20,000 shares of Sembcorp Industries at $2.93. The stock price was at a low of $1.85 on 13 Sep 2021. It has increased by 58% over the past 8 months.  The increase in stock pri... 19 May 2022, View: 419. Restricted

Microsoft stock price dropped by 10% over the past 4 weeks from a high of $291 on 21 April 2022 to the current price of $261 on 13 May. It dropped $200 billion in market value. The financial news s... 15 May 2022, View: 361. Restricted

Bitcoin reached a high of $67,000 on 5 Nov 2021. It has dropped by 53% over a period of six months to the current price of $31,700 on 11 May 2022. The current level is at the bottom of the range fo... 11 May 2022, View: 507. Restricted

The Nasdaq dropped by 4.29% on 9 May. ARKK, which is the flagship ETF managed by Cathie Wood, dropped by 9.86%. This is twice the drop of the Nasdaq index. I have observed on several past occasions... 10 May 2022, View: 392. Restricted

I show below the financial indicators for a few large industrial shares in Singapore, ranked by the forecast price earning ratio (PER). Sembcorp Industrial and Keppel Corp looks quite attractive, a... 09 May 2022, View: 426. Restricted

Elon Musk wants to purchase 100% of Twitter and to make it into a private company. He plans to buy the entire company for $44 billion, to be funded partly (about 50%) by equity and the balance by loan... 05 May 2022, View: 335. Restricted

Here are the performance of the auto stocks for the past 12 months, up to 30 April 2022.  Some stocks are purely in electric vehicle (shown in the table as EV). The others are legacy auto manu... 30 Apr 2022, View: 268. Restricted

Here are the performance of the large cap stocks for the past 12 months until 28 Apr 2022. The global stock markets were badly affected by the rise of interest rate in America, the conflict in Ukra... 29 Apr 2022, View: 278. Restricted

I have a large holding in this stock. It has a small market cap of $65 m. So, my holdings of $112,000 represent almost 0.2%. I invested in this stock because its book value per share is $0.70, cash... 29 Apr 2022, View: 267. Restricted

Here are the performance of the large cap stocks for the past six months until 28 Apr 2022. The global stock markets were badly affected by the rise of interest rate in America, the conflict in Ukr... 29 Apr 2022, View: 322. Restricted

The stock price of Twitter over the past 52 weeks was in the range of $31.30 and $73.34.  The price close on 25 Apr at $51.70 which is 65% above the low and 30% below the high. Elon Musk of... 26 Apr 2022, View: 488. Restricted

Tesla jumped up 5.57% ($54) following the release of its results for Q1 of 2022. I expect (hope) that the stock price will increase more when the market opens tonight. Tesla's stock price has been ... 21 Apr 2022, View: 76. Restricted

Facebook is now trading under the name of Meta Platform, but it keeps its symbol as FB. The stock price was $340 in Nov 2021. It has dropped to $200 in Apr 2022. The stock price dropped by 41% over... 21 Apr 2022, View: 199. Restricted

The price of Netflix stock dropped from $682 in Nov 2021 to $226 in Apr 2022. It is a drop of 67% over the past five months. At the current price of $226, the PE ratio is 20.12 times. This is an ac... 21 Apr 2022, View: 373. Restricted

X sent me the text of his conversation with Y, who offered an attractive loan at a low rate of interest. Y asked for details to process the loan, which X provided. Towards the end, Y asked for a... 10 Apr 2022, View: 166. Restricted

Dear Mr. Tan,  With interest rates rising to curb inflation, I am concerned about the debt-ratio of companies. Due to low interests, many investors are driven to buy perpetual bonds which pays h... 07 Apr 2022, View: 163. Restricted

I received this loan offer on WhatsApp. Take $10000 Pay $180x60Months Take $20000 Pay $360x60months Take $30,000 Pay $540x60months $50K-$100K Above Monthly Repayment Term Up To 60 Months The... 06 Apr 2022, View: 38. Restricted

I read a news that the Ukraine war had caused a big disruption to shipping services. Many goods sent by ships had to go through a longer route. The demand for ships had caused freight rates to increas... 31 Mar 2022, View: 194. Restricted

Someone asked me.  If he buys China stocks in Hong Kong, it will be paid in HKD which is pegged to pegged to USD. If USD falls in the future, would it affect the stocks that are in HKD? Is it ... 20 Mar 2022, View: 399. Restricted

Someone asked me to explain the use of a SPAC (special purpose acquisition company) to take over a company that wants to be listed, e.g. Grab, Property Guru. You can read a full explanation of... 20 Mar 2022, View: 287. Restricted