Two steps forward, one step back. Sometimes investing in the stock market feels like a Sisyphus task with previous gains being wiped out by recent falls. The key is to stay positive and in the game for the long term. How did my portfolio fare in November?
Who would have guessed that October would turn out to be the best month for my small portfolio this year?
September was a month for emerging market bears. Stocks remained under pressure and the overall mood is getting worse with lots of negative news crowding the headlines while our little island is covered in persistent, unhealthy haze. How did my portfolio develop in these tough times?
August probably was the most turbulent month in the short history of this blog. How did my portfolio do in times of falling share prices and wide-spread concern about China’s economy?
What a happening month July was: Greece and China grabbed the headlines and the markets were quite choppy. How did my portfolio perform during this time?
June was a rather happening month, with the economic crisis in Greece reaching new heights, rattling my small portfolio. Am I still on track?
April means bonus time in my company and it always is a happening month. Secretaries are coming to work with brand new SGD 2,000 handbags, expensive vacations are booked and people seemingly spend money left right and center.
I also spent my whole bonus and I did so in just ten minutes. Read on to find out how!
In March the worth of my portfolio increased by SGD 2,047 and I conducted a little experiment: For one month I would track all my spending down to the last cent and find out where my money goes. The results were quite interesting…
The shortest month whizzed by and the value of my portfolio increased by SGD 3,030. I spent quite a bit of money and decided that it is time to find out where my money is really going.
Read on to see how February went…