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"We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths."

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Why investing is like a soccer game

By roland | July 5, 2014

“Goooooooooooooooal!” I am just  practicing shouting this when my favorite team (Brazil) wins the World Cup! I think it will be tough for them this year (2014) but I got to keep faith. They just got through to the semi-finals but their key striker (Neymar) is suffering a broken vertebra in his side’s win against Colombia. That…

Jaz Lai email marketing a scam?

By roland | March 15, 2014

“You can easily start an online business and earn $100k/year in only 3 short days!”-Jaz Lai With that kind of email title from Jaz Lai, how not to be tempted to sign up?! So I went to the preview and see for myself if his program can really do what they say. And also compare…

Singapore REIT index is lowest in one and half years. Time to get in yet?

By roland | February 10, 2014

S-REIT index is at 1.5 years low No surprises as any tampering effort will increase interest rate thus make the cost of borrowing higher for all S-REIT players. And ever since Mr Fed have been hinting about the QE tampering, S-REIT counters have been suffering. Check the chart out below and you can see very…

siazen reit

Unique s-REIT: the many untold stories about Saizen REIT

By roland | November 3, 2013

I think one of the largest shareholder of Saizen Reit (Argyle Street Management) is wrong in their opinion.  They lobbied for the management in the recently completed AGM, to disperse Saizen Reit’s huge cash reserves as dividend to “enhance” share holder’s value. The full write up on Strait Times can be found below. I don’t…

Neat way to filter good Singapore REITs

By roland | October 15, 2013

REIT Price/NAV vs Dividend Yield If you like me is a visual person, will like the below graphical representation of all the Singapore REITs in a single chart. Framed by Price/NAV on the X-axis and Dividend Yield on the Y-axis.   In my earlier article, I talked about why I use the 2 criteria as my…

lippo mall Reit price chart

Time to invest in S-REIT now? Which counter stands out?

By roland | July 18, 2013

Time to invest in REITs? Two months ago we saw one of the fastest drop of our STI index the last few year. It came down about 10% in just short one month time frame. Practically wiping out all the gains we had from the beginning of the year. Since then the index have recovered…

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