Ponzi Scheme 101

2 years ago JCprojectfreedom 0
What is a Ponzi Scheme? It is a scheme which investors are paid from money collected from new investors. This continues to work as long as there are new investors keep coming in to feed the previous batches. Ponzi schemes are honoured after Charles Ponzi, an Italian who promised investors in the US and Canada that his Read More

Record of My Career Change

2 years ago JCprojectfreedom 0
14th February 2016 Recently, I signed up with Udemy and subscribed to Prof Chris Haroun’s  An Entire MBA in 1 Course. He kept emphasizing that you need to have passion with what you are doing, life is too short to be doing something which you do not enjoy. Personally, I feel that if you are Read More

Euphoria and Depression

2 years ago JCprojectfreedom 0
Shoe Shine Boy In 1928 in New York City, John D Rockefeller was having his shoes shined. The shoe shine boy does not know who Rockefeller was, he started to give him stock tips. John took his shoe shine boy’s advice but decided that it was time to exit the market. He decided that if a shoe shine boy Read More

Value Investing is the sure way to Wealth

2 years ago JCprojectfreedom 0
Value Investing is the sure way to Wealth In this section, we intend to provide a short course to value investment, the first step is to help you understand your present financial situation and your financial goals. We will need you to consider whether you are ready for value investing. Introduction They are two friends – Read More

Take profit 03032016

3 years ago JCprojectfreedom 0
Due to recent letter from my big boss to further reduce headcount, I am terrified. I am fully invested and do not have much cash in the bank.Today, I sold 29,000 of ThaiBev at 0.76, 5000 SingPost 1.53 and 1000 Singtel 3.8. I took back about 33k cash. This should tide me through for a Read More

Regroup and rethink

3 years ago JCprojectfreedom 0
It has been a long week as I was away on a business trip since Tuesday till today. I took the red eye flight out on Saturday morning and I reached Singapore with a headache. I did not get to rest well throughout the flight.   I believe it is time to look at the Read More

15/2/2016 Further acquisition of Hong Kong shares

3 years ago JCprojectfreedom 0
Today I bought 10000 728.hk China Telecom at HKD 3.48 and 500 388.hk HKEX at HKD 167.3.I bought IBM at 118.7 on last Friday, I realised that I do not have sufficient USD to acquire the shares. I need to trade this by this week. Futures are up, maybe I can hold the horse for Read More

Power Assets change to SingPost

3 years ago JCprojectfreedom 0
I bought 5000 SingPost at 1.35 with the rationale of monopoly business model in Singapore, growing infrastructure with e-commerce and solid process.I intend to sell out 2000 Power Assets to accumulate SingPost.I will start to keep HK Tracker Fund and MTR for child’s education fund. Read More

24/1/2016 AXP dropped further

3 years ago JCprojectfreedom 0
AXP dropped further to $55. Reasons cite that the payment industry is facing intense competition. With the rise of Fintech and other credit cards, will American Express lose its competitive advantage? Is the moat wide enough for the company to tide through the global slowdown? We shall see. As part of rebalancing of portfolio, once Read More

8/1/2016 Decision to switch from AXP to RDS.B

3 years ago JCprojectfreedom 0
I bought AXP when the share was at around 80, then I start to average down at 70. Recently, the shares dropped further to 63.9 when I sold it. I still think AXP will have a lot of competitive advantage despite its recent news with merchandiser. I found greater value in RDS.B, I switch to Read More
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