Saturday, May 15, 2021

Death shortly after vaccination

 Should the financial assistance be given to the families of people who died shortly after being vaccinated? It is likely that the vaccine may have play some part in causing death. It will be difficult for any doctor to say for certain that the vaccine does not contribute to the death.

Wisdom of the Crowd - New Issues

1. Singapore implements the High Alert phase of the circuit breaker
2. Implement stronger measures to stop the import of the virus

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WOTC - Restructure of Singapore Press Holdings

 Wisdom of the Crowd: 90% of the respondents have a negative view about the proposed restructure of Singapore Press Holdings.

Is it safe to adopt the strategy - sell in May and go away?

What cause the global chip shortage?

There is a global shortage of chips. Many manufacturers of cars and electronic products have to curtail their production.

What cause this shortage?
One explanation was the increase in global demand for electronic products, such as computers and smart phones, due to the move to "work from home".
I heard another explanation from an industry expert. We can blame it on the ban of Huawei imposed by America.

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Percentage of covid tests found to be positive

 Among the five countries shown here, Singapore has the largest number of testing per million of population.

On average, each person is tested 1.7 times. This average is distorted. Most of the tests are carried out on the foreign workers in the dormitory, front line workers and for travelers coming into and leaving the country.

The percentage of tests that turned out to be positive is only 0.6%. This is only one tenth of the rate of 5.3% for all the five countries combined.

Cosco Shipping Energy (1138.HK)

 I share my experience in investing in Cosco Shipping Energy (1138.HK).

New wave of covid pandemic

 Do we need to take strong measures to deal with the new wave of the covid pandemic? Is there a risk that we can be overwhelmed, like in India?

WOTC - Help less developed countries

 Wisdom of the Crowd: 86% of the respondents said that a developed country should help the less developed countries by increasing trade and building infrastructure.

The EV market and Tesla

 Tesla's stock price dropped by 21% during the past month from $780 to $615 now.

I give my view of this stock.

Keep track of my portfolio

 I explain how I keep track of my portfolio daily.

Monday, May 10, 2021

WOTC - Increase in community cases

 Wisdom of the Crowd: 53% of the respondents said that we should not not take hasty measures in dealing with the increase in community cases.

My holding in Koh Brothers

 I share my latest holding in Koh Brothers.

Tech stocks - where does Tesla stand?

 I present the forward PE ratios of highly valued tech stocks.

Tesla is still over valued but the price appears to be reasonable, in view of the expected increase in profits.

My view about modern monetary theory

 I give my views about modern monetary theory (MMT).

I support MMT.

It is a good strategy to get the economy moving and people employed.

It also has an implication on the stock market. We may not see the crash that investors fear due to the printing of money.

My experience with Prism+ Smart TV

 Here is my latest review of the Prism+ Smart TV.

Sunday, May 09, 2021

Wisdom of the Crowd - New Issues

1. How do you view the behavior of the CEO of SPH at the restructuring briefing

2. How do you view the high government debt in America?

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WOTC - Food security in Singapore

 Wisdom of the Crowd: 72% of the respondents said that Singapore should develop self sufficiency in our food supply and build up a stockpile of food.

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