The day I dumped all my Airline stocks

2 days ago, I dumped 2 prominent Asian airline stocks — Singapore Airlines (C6L) on SGX and Cathay Pacific Airways (293) on HKEX. It is a late move on my part due to expectations of possible recovery towards the end of the year. However with the onset of second wave and even third wave forContinue reading “The day I dumped all my Airline stocks”

When HKEX lot size goes against you

As we understand, the lot size or Board lot is determined by the respective Exchanges. For the Hong Kong market, it is displayed on the place order page after the specific stock is selected. Previously, I had also went to research and find out the HKEX Lot size for various counters. So recently, there wasContinue reading “When HKEX lot size goes against you”

Mid-Year Review of 2020 Stock Holdings

As we reach the mid-point for 2020, I took a pause to look back and see how far off I have fared since 6 months ago when I did my Review of 2019 Stock Holdings. It was the first major downturn since I started investing. The first few months were “bad months” due to COVID-19.Continue reading “Mid-Year Review of 2020 Stock Holdings”

Fly-by-night traders, a downward spiral in wealth creation

Low to zero commission fees, buy/sell at the click of a button, easy access to trading platforms, all major markets inclusive — a win-win situation for consumers and service providers, don’t you think? COVID-19 had in recent months cause a total or partial lock-down in many cities or even countries, resulting in boredom for manyContinue reading “Fly-by-night traders, a downward spiral in wealth creation”

Double whammy on retirement plans: No dividends distributed and capital loss on paper

I thought it would be interesting to revisit an actual investment case example that was published in February 2017 and critic on whether it would work today. Everyone loves an inspirational story, will the following work or kill your retirement plans for you today? This article appeared in the Hong Kong Economic Journal on Feb.Continue reading “Double whammy on retirement plans: No dividends distributed and capital loss on paper”