This year has indeed proven to be a volatile year for the equities market. Solid opportunities for traders but terribly uncomfortable for investors. If you’re not sure what to do in a bear market, you can recap here: https://epsilonluxe.wordpress.com/2016/01/24/5-things-to-do-in-a-stock-market-armageddon-for-investors/ However, one shouldn’t feel uncomfortable, even for an investor. Here’s why: 1) This year will probably … Continue reading
To end off the week of the Lunar Calendar for 2015, we saw the STI making a rebound of ~64 index points (+2.5%). This was mainly led by the telcos and the banks, on top of positive news for SIA’s fiscal year third quarter profits and other encouraging results from Singpost and GLP. Moving forward, … Continue reading
Amid all the blood on the streets happening to the capital markets, here’s some fun facts we should note about our Index, the STI. Today has been a while since we last saw >100 points (-127) being shed off the index. The last time which we saw something of this scale was on 8 August … Continue reading
Here’s a quick update on our local market: In May, I sensed a market top and started to warn of the signs of an exhausted bull market. During my workshop that month, I actually mentioned that the market would correct about ~10%. Here’s just the chart for reference from May till now. Diabolically accurate, even … Continue reading
Q: When market takes a bullish turn, how do we know how long it will last? A: When the market starts showing exhaustion. Every bullish attempt to break resistance levels despite having momentum, fails. Q: What should you do as a trader? A: Take money off the table.