As from April 2013 my Journey in Investing is to create Retirement Income for Life till 85 years old in 2041 for two persons over market cycles of Bull and Bear.

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Sunday, 7 June 2020

Response to questions on "journey in Investing to create Retirement Income for Life till 85 years old in 2041...".

Hi Jacob

I saw your post in Feedspot recently.  You commented that since Apr 2013, you have embarked on a "journey in Investing to create Retirement Income for Life till 85 years old in 2041...".

I am planning to embark on a similar journey as yours and I would appreciate it if you could share your story with me:

1) Are your investments mainly in Equities?

Yes. Only in local SGX's equities as Uncle8888 is Panda/Koala retail investor and still not extinct and also not in Mandai Zoo yet.

9. Your fortune will come from your focus - focus on one market or one technique. (Uncle8888 still believe in this rule)

A jack of all trades will never become a winning tradee. Why? Because a trader must zero in on the markets, paying attention to the details of trading without allowing his emotions to intervene.

A moment of distraction is costly in this business. Lack of attention may mean you don't take the trade you should, or neglect a trade that leads to great cost.

Focus, to me, means not only focusing on the task at hand but also narrowing your scope of trading to either one or two markets or to the specific approach of a trading technique.

Have you ever tried juggling? It's pretty hard to learn to keep three balls in the area at one time. Most people can learn to watch those 'details' after about 3 hours or practice. Add one ball, one more detail to the mess, and few, very few, people can make it as a juggler. It's precisely that difficult to keep your eyes on just one more 'chunk' of data.


Looks at the great athletes - they focus on one sport. Artists work on one primary business, musicians don't sing country western and Opera and become stars. The better your focus, in whatever you do, the greater your success will become.


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2) If yes, what have been your stock picks and have you been making good profits from them?

Read? Performance


3) Will you be sticking to your investment strategies given the current COVID-19 pandemic?​

3M's in investing - Method, Mind, and Money Management

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I look forward to your sharing.


1 comment:

  1. Hi CW8888,

    i second U, because i also believe and practize the same - SGX only. for 33 years.

    And i also have said more than once i am like "Öne Arm Sword Man" make famous by Wang Yi the actor of that time. Long only, no margin, no anything.

    USA market is quite unusual for me because i stumble into it by putting my 73 units of HP company ex-employee's share into "DRIP" for donkeys years. i think since 1985 or slightly earlier

    i leave US market alone for donkey years but then my 73 HP shares has spin off into another 6 companies. Worth now $46,197 US dollars.
    At it's peak b4 Covid 19 was $55,000 US dollars.

    Due to my age i open a joint account with my wife at "Ämeritrade Singapore".
    But just collected dividends so far.

    So it is not bad for me, a person who someone may call, "Look Ma No Brain Investing" - LOL!

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