Investment Pitfall – A Consumer’s Mind

If the year were to end today, 2022 would rank as the 7th worst calendar year return for the stock market since the Great Depression. Despite there is

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How to Invest in an Upside Down World Like Now

It never feels good when we are in this kind of market, it is hard to find any optimistic news. From interest rate hikes to inflation fear, from

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What Are the Safe Haven Investments Amidst the Russia-Ukraine War?

As unfortunate as it is, Russia has decided to attack Ukraine. While it seems to be a geographic conflict, it is actually a financial war in disguise. As

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How Should We Invest in 2022?

2022 started with the worst January for the US stock market since the last financial crisis in 2008, and it definitely set the investors and speculators jittered. With

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Will Omicron Crash The Global Stock Market?

Almost all stock markets took a big hit amidst the news of Omicron, a name that many are still struggling to spell and pronounce accurately. The global stock

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Playing a Catch-Up Game – Ivan’s Investment Reflection in August 2021

In my earlier July investment reflection “battleground in a decoupled world”, I talked about my feeling that China has chosen to de-couple from the rest of the world

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Should You Buy Chinese Tech Stocks After China’s Tech Crackdown?

“China Tech Crackdown”, this headline phrase has frequently appeared in the financial news lately and it has turned the stock market upside down. Many familiar names such as

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Battleground In A Decoupled World – Ivan’s Investment Reflection in July 2021

“Ivan’s Reflection” is my monthly investment note. The purpose of this article is to document my thought on stocks markets and investment ideas at this specific moment so

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Riding on Animal Spirits – Ivan’s Investment Reflection in June 2021

Since March, many people started to worry about the risk of a potential stock market crash. People are rightfully fearing high stock market valuation and inflation risks. The

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Optimism is The Virtue of Capitalism – Ivan’s Investment Reflections for May 2021

Lately, stock markets have been getting jittery. Asian markets continued trading sideways while the US and European stock markets struggled to move higher in a zigzag manner. It

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