First Sell Trade – Divested Indofood Agri

It takes conviction to buy a stock, but it takes courage, and some guts to acknowledge your mistake and do what is necessary, even if your heart has to break a little.

I have made the decision to cut my losses, and divested 27,000 shares of Indofood Agri at 25.5 cents each.

This has translated to a 30.9% loss of my initial investment of 37 cents, and in turn became a 6.44% realized loss off our entire portfolio.

I remember blogging about why I bought the stock in the first place, and here are the 3 points to justify my decision then: Continue reading “First Sell Trade – Divested Indofood Agri”

A Beginner’s guide to The Balance Sheet – A simple analogy

READ THIS: This is a continuation of A Beginner’s guide to The Income Statement – A simple analogy in part of Fundamental Analysis. Do read that article first if you haven’t done so as the same analogy is being used below.

The Balance Sheet is easily found together with the Income Statement (and of course, the Cash Flow Statement) in a typical annual report of a listed company. It has very useful information to understand the financial situation of the company at that particular moment. Many key financial ratios (e.g. Current ratio, Debt/Equity ratio) Continue reading “A Beginner’s guide to The Balance Sheet – A simple analogy”

My lemonade stands

Having no background or knowledge in anything remotely close to the word “Finance”, it has never really stopped me from wanting to learn more about it. With the internet so heavily integrated into our daily lives, it is not difficult to learn an entirely new topic from scratch.

YouTube has always served as a powerful tool for me to gain knowledge. The above video was something that I have watched over the weekend and I am sure that it would be useful to beginners who want to know more about Fundamental Analysis. It was an engaging 44 minutes and I highly encourage anyone who is a literate idiot to finance, investing, or how a business operates to watch it.

This is what I’ve personally learnt from the video. Continue reading “My lemonade stands”