Many commodity prices have somewhat rebounded in 2016 following a general decline in prices since 2013. While many investors have focused on crude oil as well as the shiny yellow metal gold, a commodity that may have been overlooked by the community is sugar. After a slow and gradual decline prices, sugar has bottomed in … More Sugar – Multi-year bull market or just an extended rally?
Legendary investor Jim Rogers is back with his sixth book: “Street Smarts – Adventures on the Road and in the Markets”! Published in the spring of 2013, this book is a recollection and a self-styled memoir of Rogers’ own life, investment experiences and his observations from his many travels around the globe. While there were … More Insights From “Street Smarts – Adventures on the Road & in the Markets”
When well-known talk show host Charlie Rose sat down with the late Lee Kuan Yew (the first Prime Minister of Singapore) back in early 2009, he asked Mr Lee what he would like to convey or ask the newly-elected US president Barrack Obama. Mr Lee’s question to President Obama was direct and surreptitiously grim: “How would you defend … More Is Defense a growth industry in Asia-Pacific?
The famous investor George Soros is well-known for a theory of his known as ‘Reflexivity’. He has used this theory of his as a framework to manage his investment firm and to build a fortune over the years from the financial markets. So what exactly is Reflexivity? Here’s the man himself explaining it in his … More Reflexivity detected in Financial Markets – look out!
In 2008, (most) people all around the world were caught up in a rude shock as they see one of the worst financial crisis crashed upon the shores of their countries. Equity markets everywhere crashed, millions of jobs disappeared and banks all around the world had to be bailed out by governments. Even the British Queen (Elizabeth … More Deleveraging crisis ahead?
I recently took a short trip to the Pearl of the Orient, checking out great food as well as the famous sights and of course, to assess the local economy. Upon landing, I put up at Prudential Hotel at Jordan (佐敦), which is an extremely convenient place for a foreigner to live in as its … More Thoughts & Observations from Hong Kong
In his autobiography: “So Far, So Good“, veteran investor Roy Neuberger, founder of well-known investment firm Neuberger Berman recalled the events of his life and shared insights on business as well as investing. Neuberger reminiscences the days of his youth, from his wanderlust in France to his love for fine art, which led him to develop his lifelong … More Neuberger’s Principles for Successful Investing!