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12 Exchange Traded Funds that cover various sectors

Disclaimer: The content in this article seeks to provide more information, is solely my opinions, and does not constitute financial advice. Please do your own due diligence and understand that financial transactions carry risks. …


A summary of what I found without going too much into the technical details.

Basic Information on the LIBOR

The London InterBank Offered Rate (LIBOR) is an interest rate at which banks charge each other in the interbank market. It is a primary benchmark for short-term interest rates around the world.

The LIBOR was previously known as the British Bankers’ Association (BBA) LIBOR. Now that the responsibility for its…


Using basic Pandas to tell when to enter and exit an investment

Disclaimer: This does not constitute any form of investment advice so please use this methodology at your own risk.

For this analysis, we hope to observe some form of seasonal trend within a stock market and come up with a simple strategy to take advantage of this trend. A basic…


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The decision to double down or go home…

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Have you ever tried a strategy where you double your bets every time you lose, hoping that the next win allows you to recoup all accumulated losses? Turns out, you were using the martingale strategy, a popular gambling strategy that started in 18th century France.

This article attempts to draw…


A simple strategy to manage a portfolio

Blue-chip stocks usually form part of a value investor’s portfolio. Here, I explore the construction of a portfolio that should theoretically provide good returns with relatively low risks.

Disclaimer: This does not constitute investment advice nor do I endorse the use of any related code here to make investment decisions…


Key things to look out for when selecting funds

A mutual fund is an investment vehicle that pools money from investors to invest in a variety of securities such as equities, bonds, property, etc. Fund managers are hired to make investment decisions in order to achieve capital gains or dividend income for investors.

Why choose mutual funds?

  • Professionally managed — Mutual funds are…


When two is better than one

In the context of finance, diversification is a widely adopted risk management strategy. It refers to holding a portfolio with a mix of asset (or asset classes), avoiding significant exposure to any particular asset. …


A Singaporean’s perspective

As some of us begin our journey into university or the workforce, we begin to think about what we can do with our money.

What is an investment?

An investment is an asset that you acquire with an aim to generate income or grow in value. …


Is one better than the other?

Investment decisions are undertaken daily by finance professionals. These decisions are difficult because it involves the estimation of an asset’s value and returns, as well as assessing its risks. This led to the rise of various asset pricing theories which seek to formalise the way risks and returns are derived.

Nigel

Singaporean. A self-taught programmer who started off as a software engineer and is now pursuing a career as a quant. Always learning.

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