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The Market Always Surprises… ALWAYS!


So, just when everybody thought they knew what was going to happen next, the markets in turn said, “Just kidding… Haha, I sure fooled you, didn’t I?

As ALWAYS, the retail investor can only be found [continue reading…]


Sentiment Changes Quickly (January 11, 2016)

And just like that, the stock market is off to its worst start… EVER… When 2015 ended, things didn’t appear “great”, but sentiment was more or less still pretty bullish (as far as I could tell).

As I observe all the carnage that has already taken place in just the last 6 trading sessions, I’m reminded how quickly the tide can [continue reading…]


I’ve made a few new transactions over these past few months, so I thought I would give readers an update on the overall status of my portfolio.

For starters, I’m still holding majority cash, as I continue to make a conscious effort to boost up the reserves as much as I possibly can on any given month. In my mind, I still believe that [continue reading…]


Seeing the BIG Picture


From the inception of this blog up until now, my primary focus has been on reaching early financial independence. When I first started out on the journey, I thought it would be an ambitious goal to get to the top of the early FI mountain by age 37.5, so I set that as my [continue reading…]

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It’s been about 1 full year since Alibaba (BABA) went public, delivering the largest initial public offer (IPO) in history. At the time, there was a lot of hoopla and fanfare, especially in the mainstream media. I didn’t know much about the stock but all I kept hearing was that this company was the next [continue reading…]