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Lessons of Financial Crisis Forgotten In Heady Speculation

Financial crisis or the Great Recession, if you still remember them, seems so far away… we are now in the best six-month stock market rally since 1933. The bulls have been running riot in the stock market, seemingly unassailable and … Continue reading


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Coming To Grips With A Harsh Year In 2009

I wish all readers of Jeflin’s Investment Blog a Happy New Year in 2009. The past year has been sobering for taxpayers, retail investors and fund managers, what with severe declines in housing, mortgages, banking, stock markets, commodities, retail, automotive, … Continue reading


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Housing Mortgage Crisis – No Nation Spared

The upheavals in the global housing market ignited by the US subprime mortgage crisis has spared no nations. Continue reading

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Singapore June Manufacturing Output Up 2.5%

Our economy is showing some signs of softening. Growth was at its weakest in five years, an indication that Singapore is not immune to inflation and global economic slowdown. Continue reading

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Exciting Developments For Punggol

Despite efforts by planning authorities, Punggol remain unpopular but all that may change as the sleepy town is poised for an exciting makeover. Continue reading

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Poor Outlook For Singapore Properties

While some property prices have almost doubled over the past year, increase in salaries did not catch up, meaning Singaporeans are finding it harder to afford private and public housing. Continue reading

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