The End of The Year 2018 is Coming…Merry Christmas Soon Folks!

As the year of 2018 draws to a close, I am taking a look back at the progress of the passive income journey I had for myself. Some things I gotten right...some were purely stupid mistakes on hindsight, and some were learning experiences. As I type this post, thoughts about investing ran through my mind. …

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My Portfolio Review: Investing Strategy from 28 Feb 18 onwards

Recently, I have mentioned that I have sold off all of my holdings in Thai Beverage. The reason being that I was sustaining a capital loss of 10% and it is challenging my risk tolerance. I also sold off all my holdings in Starhill Global Reit to cut my losses though the capital loss was …

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Investing: Do stock prices reflect fundamentals or investors’ sentiment?

This question has been in debate by behaviourists and academicians for decades. Do asset prices in stock markets represent economic fundamentals or investors' emotions? For me, my opinion is that it is mainly due to investors' emotions. Take the stock, Duty Free International, that I bought recently at last month Jan for example. On 10 …

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My Portfolio Review: Why I eventually sold Thai Beverage

This may come as a shock or surprise to some of you, but I sold all of my holdings in Thai Beverage yesterday. I realized I made two mistakes I have mentioned myself in the post Investing: What to do when your stock registers an unrealized loss on my purchase on this stock on last …

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My Portfolio Review: Thai Beverage Earnings Report 1Q18

On 14 Feb 2018, Thai Beverage announced its earnings report for first quarter ended 31 Dec 2017. According to The Business Times, its net profit fell by about 62% in the first quarter. This is largely due to "non-recurring business acquisition costs of 2.35 billion from the four acquisitions it completed in the first quarter." …

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