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Why Interactive Brokers is My Brokerage of Choice?

Stock or equity trading is one of my favorite topics that I love to exchange ideas with. For me, being in the stock markets can be an exciting or worrying experience.  Why? Because even if you know what you are doing, when the prices goes up, you can be happy like a bird or if […]

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Should You Pay for an Investing Course?

A recent chat with a group of friends initiated this debate about the value of paying for courses conducted by investment gurus seen all over the internet, facebook, youtube or udemy. I thought it was interesting enough to share my thoughts on the topic so that you could decide for yourself if you would pay […]

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Trading US Stocks, Which Brokerage Should Singaporeans Use?

Ok, so you know the importance of investing for your retirement or to beat inflation, had a hand or two with Poems, OCBC, or one of the local brokerages to buy into Singapore stock exchange (SGX), but feel that Singapore’s market doesnt really have liquidity or the ability to make good money through equities (the […]

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Will Chinese Companies Delist from US Exchanges?

On May 21st, the Senate overwhelmingly approved legislation Wednesday that could lead to Chinese companies such as Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and Baidu Inc. being barred from listing on U.S. stock exchanges as reported by The Edge Singapore This is an interesting piece of news, as many have purchase stocks in Alibaba, Baidu or other […]

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Should We Wait the Next or Buy Shares Now?

In March 23rd, the market (S&P 500) tanked, bottomed up and bounced back to its current level. Many of my friends and articles that I read talked about the next stock dip coming soon, the dead cat bounce. This is reinforced with the fact that historically looking at the Vix there seems to show a […]

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Singaporean Cryptocurrency Investing 101, The What, Why and How Answered

In 2017, you might have read about the Bitcoin boom where prices shoot up from USD 900 to USD 20,000 and the crash in 2018. I know, it seems a bit late to jump into the blockchain, crypto currency bandwagon. But after doing periodic research from 2018 to 2020 and seeing how central governments are […]

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Daddy, Should I Buy or Rent a Home?

Here’s what I would advice my kids to buy or rent property in Singapore today

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Bonus Saver Account Changes in April 2020

For months, I have been a strong advocate for Standard Chartered bonus saver account. The reason is due to the high interest payout of 3.88% if you are eligible based on the number of services you utilize with the bank. The Bonus Saver account is mainly a high yield salary crediting account, where customers of […]

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OCBC National Day Singapore Savings Promotional Interest Rate

Was at the bank yesterday to conduct some business with my CPFIS account. I love OCBC and Standard Chartered banks for their weekend banking, both banks open over the weekend and they close late as well. It really is a smart move as we would have to take a day off to conduct our personal […]