After reading countless self-help books and websites, the idea of goal-setting seems to be staple advice for anyone looking to get their life in shape. Hence, every year, either at the end of the calendar year, (or at any significant point in the year such as one’s birthday), it became standard practice to set goals, […]

On 26th December, there was a rare “Ring of Fire” annular solar eclipse, which occurs when the Moon covers the centre of the Sun, giving the appearance of a fiery ring around it. Here in Singapore, this sight was visible for the first time in two decades, and will next appear in 2063. As a […]

Last weekend, we conducted another successful run of our monthly Skillsfuture workshop, and it was an intense full-day of learning and activities, and not just the theoretical aspects, but the hands-on practice as well! 😀     I strongly believe that it is important for every individual to master the basics of personal finances, trading […]

Saudi Aramco (Saudi Arabian Oil Company) is one of the largest companies in the world by revenue, and the most profitable company in the world. It has both the world’s second-largest proven crude oil reserves, at more than 270 billion barrels, and second-largest daily oil production. Aramco announced on 3 November 2019 its plan to […]

I just got back from one month of travelling in Eastern Europe, and I’m glad to see some progress on the trade war resolution. The US and China finally agreed on Phase One of the trade deal on Friday (Dec 13), including immediate cuts on import tariffs. This is good news for Trump who is now […]

In the news, U.S. and Chinese officials are “close to finalizing” some parts of a trade agreement after high-level telephone discussions on Friday, the U.S. Trade Representative’s office and China’s Commerce Ministry said. This seems to bode well for the stock market, with prices already creeping up to test the prior highs. So will we […]

Yesterday, we saw an incredible spike in Bitcoin of close to $2500, which is 40+% move. Even though price has corrected slightly, it is currently still up by about 30% from its recent lows. Although no one really knows the reason for such a sudden move, many people have attributed it to remarks by the […]