It fell like a pack of cards; it turned soft like Roti Kaya bread dipped into a cup of piping-hot coffee. But the taste of Kaya and butter spread melting inside the coffee concoction can taste heavenly.
Believe it or not, our luck changes with time and during different seasons of the year. For some unknown reason, our sickness and health, poverty and wealth are governed by the universe that most of us find unfathomable.
It all began on 17 June when the company made an announcement saying that CEO Tjandra Adi Pramoko had trimmed his stake in Alliance Mineral from 34.21%, or 164,449,762 shares, to 24.62%, or 118,374,974 shares, for a consideration of $14.74 million. It was also announced that the stake, which also belonged to Living Waters Mining (Australia) Pty Ltd and Pramoko’s wife Suen Sze Man, had also been reduced.
It has been weeks, or maybe even longer, that covered warrants have been hogging the Top Volume column. Even the people at our Kopitiam are trading these warrants because these instruments are very active!
Having watched The Wolf Of Wall Street, The Big Short and, most recently, The Wizard Of Lies, one cannot help but feel that navigating the world of investors is akin to wading across a crocodile-infested river!...
Have we been hitching rides from a Ponzi scheme?
In Singapore, the Chinese like anything that is linked to wealth and prosperity, hoping to relate almost every aspect of our lives to things that can bring good luck. Charcoal can be intimately referred to as black gold...
In one of the dumbest moves ever to take place in Singapore’s financial industry, the former CEO of Singapore Exchange (SGX) introduced somewhere in 2015, the minimum trading price (MTP) for companies listed on the Mainboard.
Wah! The recent surge in the share prices of Sembcorp Marine (SembMarine) and Keppel Corp has caught the attention of everyone sitting under the ceiling fans at our favourite Kopitiam!
Heard this from one of the regulars at our Kopitiam, so just to share some laughter with all poor and naïve investors…. A lot of monkeys live near a village...