Thursday, December 31, 2015

[Final 2015 post] Secrets of Successful Investors revealed!

Dear readers, today is the last day of year 2015. I shall spare you the cliché of saying “How time flies”, “Have you set your New Year’s resolutions already” as I think you have heard all these aplenty! Rather, I will drill down to the points and deliver the final post of Singapore Stocks Investing for the year 2015! As the saying goes, the Best is always reserved for the last and hence I shall deliver to you one of the more valuable posts ever and it is titled “Secrets of Successful Investors Revealed”. Are you ready? Yes, lets get going!

Wednesday, December 30, 2015


While already embatttled Noble Group stock might be preparing to forget year 2015 with the stock price already slumped by more than 60% from all criticism, negative reporting, earlier this morning, just as most of Singaporeans were still asleep, Moody’s dropped a bombshell on Noble, by cutting its rating to “junk”. So right from the get-set-go of the Singapore stocks markets, sellers were out in full-force, causing Noble Group to head south by around 9% to close four cents lower at forty cents a share!

Eunoia JC? My perspectives on what could be better names

By now, the whole of Singapore is grappling with the name of Singapore’s newest JC: Eunoia JC, both in meaning and pronunciation (though the local media has provided some assistance in today’s newspapers). I will share with you my perspectives on the name of this newest JC.

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

What you need to know about some Billionaires?

Who wants to be a Billionaire? Watch the video below on " Most Ridiculous Things Bought By Billionaires":

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Monday, December 28, 2015

Why Singapore stocks may produce an "Apple" stock one day?

Dear readers, Singapore stocks markets have always, in my own words, been following the global and larger stocks markets. Hence if US stocks are heading south overnight, then there is a strong likelihood that Singapore stocks will perform lower the following day.

Sunday, December 27, 2015

Recommended Stocks which will deliver growth in year 2016

Dear readers, with the advent of online trading, investors should take the advantage of being able to trade, invest in any stock on any stocks markets worldwide.

Hence when it comes to stocks picking for year 2016, I would advise investors, if possible, to cast your net wider to look out for good stocks in the overseas markets; for Singapore's markets is such a small markets afterall!

Recommended Singapore Stocks for year 2016 (Part 1)

Dear readers, whenever it comes to this time of the year, many investors will take stock of what they have achieved when it comes to investing for year 2015. And it is no exception for myself, you can review about my review of my investing portfolio in this link here.

Saturday, December 26, 2015

Why cash is still king?

Why cash and in particular, the US dollar is still King?

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Friday, December 25, 2015

ONE SALE which you should not miss this Christmas holidays

Dear readers, a Merry Christmas to All of you! It is Christmas long weekends holidays for All of us! If you do not want to join the crowded shopping centres on today or the Christmas weekends and having to jostle among crowds, there are many other options to do.

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Achieved one personal Financial goal

Today is Christmas day and the atmosphere could not be too timely for it started to rain for few hours this morning. Finally, tomorrow is Christmas and Christmas is a time for celebrations and a time for personal reflections on what one has achieved over the year. I know the above sounds like a cliché but really, in my opinion, one must continuously track one’s progress towards the goals he or she has set for himself or herself in life; and yearly resolutions is really a common practice. So while we celebrate and take stock of our achievements for year 2015, it is also time to set resolutions for year 2016!

Wednesday, December 23, 2015


Today, Noble Group stock staged an impressive 4.5% rally today to close off today’s trading session at $0.46. I am holding on to Noble Group stock bought when Noble Group price was trending around $0.40 price range. Back then and you could still refer to my previous posts; I told readers that Noble Group stock price then was an attractive price to enter; this I really speak from experience since buying my first stock in Noble Group stock in year 2010 and making my first profits and foray into stocks investing. I have always done great in Noble Group stock and if some people say this is “luck”, I would like to differ; for Noble Group is really one of the stocks which I have researched widely into.

Tuesday, December 22, 2015


What do the financial experts predict for the stock markets outlook for year 2016?

1) Robert Kiyosaki predicted that the biggest stock market crash will be in year 2016:

2) Thom Hartmann also predicted that stocks markets will crash in year 2016

Monday, December 21, 2015

Popular investment techniques which I do not readily use

There are many investment strategies touted in investment literatures. “Buy and hold for dividends”, “Dollar Cost Averaging” are two of the most popular techniques given out to investors. As shared many times in my blog, I am no longer opting for a “buying and holding” strategy for dividends, I am focused in trading. “Buy and hold for dividends” works well for blue chip sectors when Singapore is industrializing and there, there was a core, growing and more predictable local stock market for these stocks; no so in today’s more volatile market conditions.

Sunday, December 20, 2015

Two top Mediacorp actresses, Two Singapore stocks

If you have been watching Singapore’s television shows, you would not have missed a TV commercial featuring newly-minted Best actress, Rebecca Lim Hui Ling promoting a new range of jewellery from GoldHeart jewellery.

At the same time you should also not have missed veteran actress and the former Queen of Caldecott hill, Zoe Tay promoting a new launch of jewellery from Soo Kee jewellery.

Okay Yellen, Hello Santa Claus

Investors have been focusing too much on the interest rate hikes for the year till Janet’s most important speech on 17 December 2015 (Thu), Singapore time. So Janet Yellen has spoken something that investors have been anticipating all along: interest rate hikes and the Singapore stock markets, together with other stock markets have responded in a southward direction. Some say the interest rate hikes are good for the global stocks markets, some say the interest rate hikes are not good for the global stocks markets. Tom K says okay, that’s so much from Janet Yellen now (till we hear from her in future FOMC meetings on subsequent interest rate hikes) and we should say hello Santa Claus now!

Friday, December 18, 2015

Review of my Investment portfolio and strategies

Christmas is coming and every time when it comes to December, I will review what I have accomplished in the year. Time really flies and I am getting older with hair thinning as well. However, I would think of myself as getting wiser over the years. Generally, I am contented with my life. And definitely, I will also review how my investments has performed in year 2015.

Thursday, December 17, 2015


So, the Federal Reserves have raised interest rates finally. Asian stocks markets rallied on the decision of the Federal Reserves. But is it time for investors to finally go into the stocks markets and pick up some valuable buys? Well, the temptation is there and I will not deny that it is attractive to pick up some of the oil and gas stocks, crude palm oil stocks but I will not enter into the stocks markets that fast now after the Federal Reserves’ decision.

Ngong Ping, Lantau Island

My wife and I had been to Lantau Island before during our Hong Kong tour some years back. Despite having been there, here we were, on our second day of our second Hong Kong tour to Lantau Island. We reckoned a visit to one of the many islands of Hong Kong is a must during our tour to the country; else it will be boring seeing the same cityscape like Singapore’s. We arrived via MTR train at Tung Chung MTR station before noon.

It was a hot day and we were surprised at the hundreds of people queuing at the cable car station to Ngong Ping, our favorite destination at Lantau Island.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

What has the Federal Reserves rate hike got to do with Star Wars movies?

What has the Federal Reserves rate hike got to do with Star Wars movies? Well, beside the coincidence of timing between the two, there seems to be more parallels. Watch this link.
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In all the earlier posts on Noble Group stock, I have remained bullish on Noble Group stock though investors’ interest and confidence in the stock have waned ever since there is the likelihood of the stock being slapped with a “junk” credit rating by credit rating agencies. I have also mentioned how the stock then trading at a range of 39 cents to 40 cents a share is an attractive. Today, Noble Group stock rallied up by 7.69%, giving the stock a much-awaited boost. The background of the rally is none other than Noble Group looking into selling the remaining of its agricultural business to raise capital in order to improve its credit rating.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

How to invest in the current stocks markets?

Investors are keeping a tab on what Janet Yellen will say as many expect the US Federal Reserves to finally increase the interest rate. Many are saying that if the investing community does not like how much basis points the US Federal Reserves will introduce for the interest rate hikes, then markets will have another “mood” swing!

Monday, December 14, 2015

Will the Federal Reserve Expected Rate Rise Cause Panic in World Markets?

Everyone will be looking at what Janet Yellen will be saying next on US interest rate hikes. It is definitely worthwhile for investors to wait till Janet's speech before buying into new stock positions:

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Sunday, December 13, 2015

Will this stock continues to be the top gainer stock for 14 Dec 2015?

Singapore Edevelopment stock was the top gainer stock on 11 Dec 2015 which rallied by 73.9% to close at $0.04. Singapore Edevelopment stock was a penny stock whose former name is called CCM Holdings. Mr Chan Heng Fai, a former banker who is known as a “white knight” for his experience in turning around companies became CEO of the company; the company was later called Singapore Edevelopment. Under Mr Chan’s leadership, Singapore Edevelopment diversified into IT business and investment in addition to its core property businesses which has a stake in USA and Singapore.

Saturday, December 12, 2015

What Robert Kiyosaki says about stocks markets for year 2016?

Dear readers, as we enter into December 2015, many readers are already interested to know the outlook for year 2016.

Robert Kiyosaki, I think I need no more mention of him, gives his takes on the global markets outlook for year 2016. Watch the video below:

Friday, December 11, 2015

What stocks will benefit from potential Fed rate hikes?

Dear readers, it is likely that the US Federal Reserves will increase interest rates soon. So what are the stocks which will benefit from the potential Federal Reserves rate hikes?

To know more, watch the video below now:

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Singapore Stocks Markets: of desire and of flame

The Singapore stocks markets have not been doing well. Well, to me, this is expected since everyone will be keen to hear Janet Yellen speak on the US interest rate decision at the US Federal Reserves meeting. Some retail investors may not have performed well in their investments if they have been investing in the stocks markets, buying discounted stocks only to see that the stock price goes south again.

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

What should Investors do now?

Dear investors, the current global stocks markets are not easy to trade and invest; hence one should wait till the US Federal Reserves has their meeting before considering whether to enter into new positions in the stocks markets. The US Federal Reserves should provide the all important clues as to when the next interest rate hike will be. This is something on the radar of most investors. Beside this, some investors are wondering whether there will be a year-end rally next as some fund managers look to “window dress” their portfolios by taking a stake in them.

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

What are the next stocks to be privatized?

NOL stock receives an offer of $1.30 per share. If investors can recall, the IPO of NOL stock back in year 1981 was $4 a share (you can view a newspaper article here). The offer hence represents a discount of 67.5% off the IPO price of NOL stock. Similarly, another Temasek-linked company, Tiger Airways receives an offer of $0.41 per share for the proposed delisting. Compares this offer with Tiger Airways IPO price of $1.50, the discount is around 72.66% off Tiger Airways’ IPO price.

Monday, December 7, 2015

Noble Group stock: good entry point now?

In this post , I asked readers whether it is a good time to enter Noble Group stock then, I did not answer and as you could guess, then was not a good price to enter Noble Group stock. Today, Noble Group stock closed at $0.40 and looking at the price of Noble Group stock today, I could say that this is a good entry point for investors who still believe in the Noble Group story, though I must add that there is still a likelihood of Noble Group stock revisiting the lows of $0.38 although I do not think that there is a reason for Noble Group stock to do so now.

Saturday, December 5, 2015

Would you invest in this sector now?

Watch an analyst's take on First Reit and Hospitality sector below:

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Friday, December 4, 2015

Consolidation in listed transport stocks

Yesterday, I blogged how SMRT stock could be a stock which investors could invested next. Today, SMRT stock rallied by more than 5%! Well it may be satisfying to me to think that SMRT stock rallied because of my blog post yesterday, well, its not. The rally of more than 5% in each SMRT and SBS Transit came about from hints today that the government may need to take over the railway transport in the future. Today, SMRT, SBS Transit, LTA and PUB signed an agreement on the sharing of expertise. It was also reported that LTA would be gearing up its engineering capability in railway work. All these, I believe is to set the path forward for the taking over of train and perhaps bus services too by the government in the future.

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Is this the stock to invest next?

It has been reported that NOL is in discussion with potential parties for the sale of NOL stock. NOL stock is helmed by Singapore’s top scholar, Ng Yat Chung, who was a former Chief of Army, Chief of Defence and a former Senior Managing Director of Temasek Holdings. While the market continues to focus on NOL stock, there have been some sprinkling of talks revolving around another well-known listed transport company.

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Do you still want to buy this stock?

Yesterday I shared with readers that I sold my Noble Group stocks for profits and today, Noble Group stock headed south by 1.2%. It seems that the stock markets once again heeded my calls or it could still be a coincidence. However, for me, I know that my selling of Noble Group stock at the right price again (before the stock price came down again) came from my years of specializing in Noble Group stock (you can read my archived Noble Group stock posts for more details).

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Tom K: waiting for another buying opportunity in Singapore stocks

I sold off my Noble Group stocks today, making some decent profits. Some investors might think that Noble Group stock may head up further in price and selling off the stock might not be the best thing to do. “Let the profits run” is the adage for them. For myself, I relied on a set of decisions when I sold off Noble Group stock and when I sold Noble Group stocks, there is “no turning back” and I would wait for the next buying opportunity for Noble Group stock.

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