Archive for January, 2017

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January 2017 In Review, February Preview

I thought Singapore had problems with China working to effectively cut off our trade routes with the Beijing-London rail, the ports in the Johor Straits and South China Sea and the coming Kra Canal. But all the parts for a perfect storm have gathered and like so many times in the past history is once again […]

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Weekly Market Update – 30 January 2017 BMO

The stock market enjoyed a solid week, which saw the three major averages climb to fresh record highs. The S&P 500 gained 1.0% for the week while the Dow Jones Industrial Average (+1.3%) and Nasdaq Composite (+1.9%) outperformed. The Dow received added attention in the media during the second half of the week after making […]

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Lunar New Year 2017

As the new lunar year draws upon us, take the time to mull over how you’re going to make the Year Of The Rooster a better year than last year in spite of the difficulties and hurdles that lay before us. • If you never give up, you don’t fail. • You may falter but […]

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Comments Off on Weekly Market Update – 23 January 2017 BMO

Weekly Market Update – 23 January 2017 BMO

The DOW refused to break above 20,000 again as it completed the flattest month in 50 years. The Dow’s high and low prices over the past month was a thin 1.4 percent, the narrowest gap in data going back to 1957. It also seems to be completing a rather flat Double Top as of Friday’s close. All […]

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Comments Off on Weekly Market Update – 16 January 2017

Weekly Market Update – 16 January 2017

The market finished the week in unimpressive style given that it was the eve of a three-day weekend ahead of Martin Luther King Jr Day on Monday 16 January. The S&P 500 took a breather during the past week, logging a modest downtick of 0.1%, while the Nasdaq Composite added 1.0% thanks to relative strength in […]

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The End Of My Ten-Years At AKLTG (Adam Khoo Learning Technologies Group)

All good things come to an end and my 10-year association to AKLTG (Adam Khoo Learning Technologies Group) is no different as both AK and myself have outgrown each other over these amazing years together as the leading financial educators in the business. I am proud to have been associated with them and will forever be grateful […]

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Comments Off on Weekly Market Update – 09 January 2017 BMO

Weekly Market Update – 09 January 2017 BMO

It wasn’t a bad week at all given all the Asian markets all closed with gains for the week. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 was flat, with Singapore’s FTSE Straits Times Index adding 0.3%. Korea’s Kospi ended up 0.4% on news that Samsung Electronics estimates it would deliver its biggest quarterly operating profit in more than three years for the fourth quarter. […]

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Comments Off on Weekly Market Update – 03 January 2017 BMO

Weekly Market Update – 03 January 2017 BMO

Its back to business and before we get too excited, let’s not forget that this week is heavy with employment numbers and next week is the start of Earnings Season for Quarter 4 results. Given the bullish nature of October’s earnings results and the many surprises it brought, I will be looking for more of the […]

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Sector Report 1612 : Big Pharma 2016

We begin the new year with some defensive stocks in the form of Big Pharma. With much of the global economy looking unwell and on the verge of a major fallout, it might be wise to stock up on some defensive plays and fixed income safety as we embark on what might be a tricky […]

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