Temasek’s T2023 five-year retail bonds: Are they a buy?

Hot on the tails of the recent Astrea IV private equity bonds, comes the latest Temasek T2023 5 year Retail Bonds with a 2.7%...

Top Reads this Week (14 October)

1. Guide to the Markets (JP Morgan Asset Management) There's a ton of really great charts in this latest report by JP Morgan. Presented without...

Is the Hang Seng the best way to bet on China?

The thing about being a financial blogger, is that through reader questions, you can get a good idea what the flavour of the month...

Distribution Reinvestment Plans for Singapore REITs: Why I skip them

I recently received this question from a reader: Hi Financial Horse, What is your take on Distribution Reinvestment Plan? I have the option to receive either...

Top Reads this Week (6 Oct)

I'm on the road this week, so it's a quick weekly round up from me today. Ray Dalio's book (link 1) is absolutely the...

Top Reads this Week (30 Sep)

1. Why you don't know the price until you sell (Of Dollars and Data) Interesting analogy that selling an asset in low liquidity conditions is...

[Ask FH] How to build a balanced stock portfolio for all ages – Part I

  I’ve recently received a number of really great questions on how to build a stock portfolio. I decided to address them all at one...

Top Reads this Week (23 Sep)

1. Is buying experiences better than buying things? Not for everyone (Big Think) This is a great rebuke to the idea that its more worthwhile...

Top 5 REITs to buy now (2018/2019)

REITs have been getting a lot of bad flak recently. I like to think that this is down to 2 reasons. Firstly, because REITs are...

REITs Screener 2018

Members of the Financial Horse Facebook Group will know that earlier this week, a fellow reader by the name of "Terry Ng" shared a photo of...

[Ask FH] When should you use a Robo Advisor? And some thoughts about day trading…

I love hearing from readers. My readers mean everything to me, and if any reader is prepared to take the time to write me...

Top Reads this Week (17 Sep)

A couple of readers have commented that the previous layout of "The Weekly Horse" wasn't sufficiently intuitive, as it was a mixture of my...

Which is the Best Robo Advisor in Singapore? Review Royale!

Following my previous articles on StashAway and Autowealth, a number of readers have asked me to do a review on Smartly and OCBC RoboInvest....

Questions from a Budding Young Investor

Hi there! I wanted to drop you a note to let you know that your articles have been invaluable to someone like me who is...

Why I will not invest in Silverlake Axis Ltd

To be really honest, I actually never heard of Silverlake Axis Ltd (5CP.SI) until a couple months ago. At the recent Financial Horse giveaway,...

The Weekly Horse: How should NSFs invest their money?

I recently received the following question from an NSF reader (published with consent): “Hi Sir, I chanced upon your blog while trying to grow my wealth....

3 Key reasons why I will not invest in Gold

I recently came into possession of a solid gold bar (it’s a long story). With the personal interest on the line, I figured this...

The Weekly Horse: Dilemma of a 40 year old REIT investor

For the past week, I've been conversing with a reader with a very unique financial situation. I've summarised the key points below (keeping his...

How to start a Financial Blog in Singapore

Over the past few weeks, a couple of readers have reached out to let me know about the blogs that they have started. I...

The Weekly Horse: Review of StashAway’s new “High Risk” Portfolio

In my previous review of StashAway (Part I and Part II), I commented that one of my main gripes with StashAway was their heavy...

M1: The best of the 3 telcos?

Part I of this trilogy focused on SingTel, Part II on Starhub. To complete the series, Part III will look at M1. Basics: M1 Much like...

INVEST Fair 2018

The folks over at ShareInvestor (a subsidiary of SPH) recently reached out to me regarding the marketing of INVEST Fair 2018. As readers may...

The Weekly Horse: “Smart” Money trades of 2018

I recently had the privilege of attending an investment talk hosted by a private bank for their clients. The talk was given by a...

Starhub Ltd: 9.4% Dividend Yield but still not a buy

Following my previous article on SingTel, a reader suggested to me that I should do a follow up article on Starhub and M1. When...

The Weekly Horse: Replacing Standard Chartered Online Trading with Saxo Markets (Half year update)

Financial Horse x Saxo Affiliate Link If you’re keen on opening a Saxo account, Financial Horse has partnered with Saxo for a special affiliate promotion: Financial...