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  Purpose of Life, Purpose of Work
Posted by: Choon - 19-01-2022, 09:30 PM - Forum: Others - Replies (13)

Considering that there is a high level of rationality and contemplation in this forum and I guess many forumers are in their 40s and 50s with much life experience, I would like to ask some big non-investment related questions that I have been seeking answers to for long.

Why does one want to work hard? Say a middle-PMET. He has to manage and achieve the goals set by mgmt. He has to compete for resources with other PMETs. He has to be accountable to those reporting to him - try to give them a good living and inspiring work. Imagine amongst other work, the daily never-ending routine processes and tactful/passive-aggressive emails that one has to write. Just to climb the corporate ladder? Really? Rising up the corporate ladder and $ and power has such a strong pull?

Why does a CEO who had already made a lot of money still want to move on to another CEO role in another company - knowing that there's surely a lot of pain and skeletons and politics in every company? 

Or is there something else? Could one grow to like being able to work and just being in a position to help out colleagues around you? Could one take on a just-be-grateful and pay-it-forward attitude in work and life?

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  Happy New Year 2022
Posted by: cyclone - 01-01-2022, 01:02 PM - Forum: Others - No Replies

Wishing you all a healthy, happy new year. Be safe.

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Rainbow Lab Leak
Posted by: ¯|_(ツ)_/¯ - 22-09-2020, 07:20 AM - Forum: Others - No Replies


Thousands of people in northwest China have tested positive for a bacterial disease after a leak from a state-owned biopharmaceutical plant making animal vaccines last year.
Thousands of people in northwest China have tested positive for a bacterial disease after a leak from a state-owned biopharmaceutical plant making animal vaccines last year.
Contaminated gas from the China Animal Husbandry Lanzhou Biopharmaceutical Factory in Lanzhou formed aerosols containing the bacteria, and this was then carried by wind to the Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute, infecting nearly 200 people there as of December last year.

Stay home and stay safe, everyone.

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  2020 buying during fear list
Posted by: Baldric - 11-09-2020, 01:02 AM - Forum: Others - Replies (5)

Hi guys, what's your top 5 picks watchlist for undervalue with MOS stocks?

I'm watching
5.Ho bee

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  Read free SPH newspapers online through NLB
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  Shenton Brokers Launches Insurance Helpline During COVID-19
Posted by: hellocarol - 24-03-2020, 03:28 PM - Forum: Others - No Replies

Lets stand united and help each other out during this time of crisis #sgunited #singaporestrong

Quote:Shenton Brokers has set up a helpline and chatbot to assist people who may have insurance related queries during the COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) period in Singapore. The helpline (+65 6836 0983) will be active Monday to Friday from 9am to 6pm, and the chatbot (accessible on https://shentonbrokers.sg/) will be available 24/7. This service is available to everyone free of charge, irrespective of whether the policy has been purchased on Shenton Brokers.

Full article here: https://www.valuebuddies.com/viewprwire.php?id=2996497

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  Russia banned from Olympic Games over doping scandal
Posted by: cyclone - 09-12-2019, 06:47 PM - Forum: Others - No Replies

Russia banned from Olympic Games over doping scandal


Russia was banned from the Olympics and world championships in a range of sports for four years on Monday after the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) ruled to punish it for manipulating laboratory data, a WADA spokesman said.

More details in https://www.cnbc.com/2019/12/09/russia-b...andal.html

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  Investing in Marvel stories
Posted by: Cinqueterre - 07-07-2019, 08:54 PM - Forum: Others - No Replies

Hi, I just came back from a Spider-Man movie and came back convinced that more marvel sequels are awaiting.

If I were to invest on this basis, does anyone know the owner of the rights to these motion pictures and the company structure? Specifically, which companies should I be looking to invest in? Just by Spider-Man alone, I see the names of Colombia pictures, Marvel Studio, Sony and Disney or fox.

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  Dividends Result for 2018
Posted by: corydorus - 18-12-2018, 01:51 PM - Forum: Others - Replies (5)

2018 is quite challenging. I would have stayed better if is all REITs and trusts. 

Cory 2018 Dividends


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  Musicwhiz's Portfolio
Posted by: Musicwhiz - 19-08-2018, 07:27 AM - Forum: Others - Replies (5)

Hi all,

I've started blogging again after 6.5 years, at http://sgmusicwhiz.blogspot.com/2018/08/...iatus.html

Will appreciate comments and feedback. Thanks!

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