Don’t Buy Bonds in Asia or Anywhere Else

Don’t Buy Bonds in Asia or Anywhere Else

Last updated September 14th, 2018.   You’re supposed to put part of your portfolio in bonds with the rest being a mix of stocks and cash. At least, that’s what investment advisers have told people for decades. That might be a slight oversimplification. The exact...
Why I’m Bullish on Singapore Real Estate

Why I’m Bullish on Singapore Real Estate

The Singapore real estate market is among the world’s most expensive. Home prices in the city-state rank second highest in Asia, just behind Hong Kong. You’d have to pay in the range of US$2 million just to buy a small, two-bedroom apartment in a central area. Most...
Will the Korean Economy Outgrow Japan’s?

Will the Korean Economy Outgrow Japan’s?

Last updated April 15th, 2019.   You might imagine that South Korea doesn’t stand a chance of ever surpassing Japan. After all, the Korean economy is now barely over 1/4th of its neighbor’s size. Japan was Asia’s most important regional power for centuries...