Bitcoin… you either love it or hate it. You hate it because it keeps going higher. And you don’t know why. You love it also because it keeps going higher. And you either think you know why or you don’t really give a damn why.

It Is A Crazy World Today

Bitcoin took the world by…

As investors, our ultimate goal is to make money or returns. Of course, the more the merrier. No one would ever complain about bagging more than they expected. It can even earn you some bragging rights. In fact, you will find no lack of news blasting results of funds or…

Here is the million-dollar question: When should we let go of an investment strategy?

Believe it or not, it is a lot easier to put strategies to work. Letting go of an investment strategy, however, is a much more daunting task. You might be wondering what is so difficult about…

Sector rotation is an age-old strategy, probably older than any man alive today. But for a long time, it remains an institutional level strategy. Without sufficient resources, retail investors have little means to implement it. That is until the emergence of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs). This innovation changed the landscape…

There are many jargons in the fund industry. One of the most common you might come across is Sharpe Ratio. While it sounds complicated, it is actually a simple concept. To put it plainly, it is a productivity measure on investment performance. If you like a deeper look at it, I wrote about it in my earlier posts:

  1. Risk-Adjusted Returns — Looking Beyond The Dollars
  2. Sharpe Ratio — Bigger Isn’t Necessarily Better

But for those who wanted a shorter and more laid-back appreciation, here it is in video format. In this short video, we present a layman view of what Sharpe Ratio is.

Enjoy the clip.

Originally published at on July 17, 2020.

An All-Weather Portfolio is one that is capable of navigating harsh market conditions. It rides on the concept of risk parity — a method that allocates capital according to risk. Prior to this, I have written several articles on this topic.

  1. Common Sense in Diversification
  2. Your Asset Selection Matters
  3. Is It Game Over?

For this particular post, I made a short video clip to explain in layman terms the idea behind an All-Weather portfolio. In this clip, we show you why we adopt such an approach, how it works, and why it works.

Ok, now go grab a cup of coffee and happy watching.

Originally published at on July 13, 2020.

Eng Guan Lim

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