Currency futures webinar: Tariq presents with SGX and Interactive Brokers

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Today we completed another successful webinar with SGX and Interactive Brokers explaining how everyday investors can use currency futures contracts to access and hedge FX risk at institutional prices in the US$5 trillion/day currency market. Feel free to contact me for a copy of the spreadsheet, or information on how to sign up for our […]

Saving for College and Retirement: Starting with these primary school language books

Jan 17 Presentation at the AWA: “Saving for College and Retirement”

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I’ll be presenting to American Women’s Association in Hong Kong on January 17th, 2018 at 10am about saving for college and retirement, and look forward to hearing some good questions on finding and funding universities, 529 plans, IRAs, and 401(k) rollovers, as well as more personal questions.  Details are also on page 24 of the […]

US Trusts and Estate Planning Seminar

US Trusts and Estate Planning Seminar Dec 13th 6:30pm in Central, Hong Kong

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California-based attorney and asset protection expert Vivian Yuan is back in Hong Kong as a visiting speaker on Wednesday, December 13th at 6:30pm for our US trusts and estate planning seminar. Alaska, Wyoming, and South Dakota trusts are among those can be used by both American and non-Americans to better control investment and business assets […]

GFM’s Tariq Dennison presents SGX-sponsored webinar on Japan futures trading with Interactive Brokers

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Register for our free webinar presented by GFM’s Tariq Dennison and sponsored by Singapore Exchange on strategies for trading SGX-listed Japan futures on Interactive Brokers.  The webinar will be held at November 15th, 2017 at 4:30pm Hong Kong time (8:30am GMT / UTC, 3:30am New York time, 12:30am California time).  If you can’t make it […]

China International Bond Investor Forum 2017 Notes

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I attended the China International Bond Investor Forum on October 26th, 2017 in Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong, and despite its remote location, was suprised it was so lightly attended (maybe 50 total, with over half the seats empty) given the size and importance of the Chinese bond market.  The main takeaways include: The China bond […]

Tariq Dennison teaches 1-day repo workshop to professional bond traders in Manila, Philippines on October 24th, 2017

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On October 24th, 2017, GFM’s Tariq Dennison presented an intensive 1-day repo workshop to over 60 professional bond traders in Manila, Philippines, with the goal of developing an active and liquid repo market for local Philippine peso bonds. “Repo” is short for “sale and repurchase agreement”, and is the main way banks and funds finance […]

7 Listed Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) Markets Outside the US

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My latest article on SeekingAlpha compares the valuation of 8 major listed real estate investment trust (REIT) markets: the US, Japan, Eurozone (mostly France), Hong Kong, Singapore, and the ABC of Australia, Britain, and Canada.  For investors overly concentrated in the property market of any one country or city, I often recommend these REIT portfolios […]

August 23rd Seminar "Beyond London: Understanding the UK's Higher-Yielding Property Markets" in Central Hong Kong

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UK Property remains a popular asset class for Hong Kong based investors, but a weaker pound and continued demand to own a space in one of the world’s leading cities are driving London property prices to new highs and their rental yields to new lows. Fortunately, there are still many opportunities for higher returns outside […]

Book Event "The Singapore Blue Chips" in Hong Kong on Wednesday, August 2nd 2017

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My friend and colleague Umesh Desai, author of “The Singapore Blue Chips: The Rewards & Risks of Investing in Singapore’s Largest Corporations” will be presenting his book in Central, Hong Kong next Wednesday on August 2nd, 2017 at 4:30pm.  I have written a brief book review earlier describing it as an easy, modular read on […]

September 7th Discovery Bay Presentation on Retirement Planning

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I’ll be presenting at the Discovery Bay Entrepreneurs Networking Breakfast on September 7th at 8am on the topic of retirement planning.  I will be discussing two different profiles of a retirement saver: a pilot with a relatively steady income but hard retirement deadline, compared with an entrepreneur that has more freedom but less income certainty. […]