When comparing travel insurance in Hong Kong, especially HSBC vs Aimviva, I have found Aimviva to be a better deal

Comparing Travel Insurance: HSBC vs Aimviva Travel Club

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Those who know me know I enjoy shopping for insurance far more than most people, so it should be no surprise I have often spent some time comparing travel insurance options before each of my many trips over the past several years.  Over the years, I have bought travel insurance from American Express, HSBC, Manulife, […]

Silk Road Trip 2017 Photos Set 1 of 3: Hong Kong to Lanzhou to Urumqi

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This is part 1 in the series of posts showing a total of 50 photos from our August 2017 trip to and along the China side of the silk road.  To continue to part 2, click here. In August 2017, we decided to take an educational summer trip to China’s silk road starting overland from […]

Silk Road Trip 2017 Photo Set 2 of 3: The Karakorum Highway and Tashgurkan

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This is part 2 in the series of posts showing a total of 50 photos from our August 2017 trip to and along the China side of the silk road.  To continue to part 3, click here. The Karakorum Highway was the highlight of our August 2017 Silk Road trip, and if we had more […]

Silk Road Trip 2017 Photo Set 3 of 3: Back in Kashgar to see the Old Town, Sunday Market and Livestock Market

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This is the last in the series of posts showing a total of 50 photos from our August 2017 trip to and along the China side of the silk road.  To go back to part 1 on this series, click here. After driving back along the 300km Karakorum highway road back from Tashgurkan to Kashgar, […]

I'm in San Francisco tomorrow, June 23rd 2017 – Message if you have time to meet

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Looking forward to catching up with my colleagues in the San Francisco Bay Area tomorrow, even though I know this is last minute.  You can reach me via WhatsApp, my US number, or through the contact form below: Photo Source: WikiMedia Commons

I'm back in Singapore 15-19 May, message if you have time to meet

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I’m back in Singapore this week presenting the first two days of the Equity Investing Workshops at CFA Singapore.  I’ll be covering top-down portfolio construction, ETFs, how to evaluate mutual funds and hedge funds, and finish off with a concise introduction to options and capital structure before handing off to Anand for the 2nd half […]

Investing in Hawaii Event on May 12th at Eaton House Hong Kong, with Tariq Dennison, Khai Tran and Chris Chang

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On May 12th at 6:30pm at our new office at FinTech hub Eaton House, we will be presenting a 3-part event on investing in Hawaii: Tariq Dennison CFPCM from GFM Asset Management will be starting with the outside view of Hawaii’s economy and business environment, with some examples of stocks and bonds with exposure to […]

Your Financial Life in Hong Kong, Part 8: Exploring the Rest of Asia

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This is part 5 in my 8-part guide to your financial life in Hong Kong. It is mostly intended for foreigners living in or moving to Hong Kong looking to better understand “the system” and better manage their money both in and outside of Hong Kong.  Let me know if you have any questions. Hong […]

40 Largest Aerospace & Defense Stocks by Market Cap 2017

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Below is a list of 40 of the largest listed aerospace & defense companies as of January 2017, alongside Boeing and Airbus.  As the biggest of these are American, I use the American spelling “defense” rather than the British spelling “defence”. Like many late cold war kids, I was fascinated by supersonic military aircraft as […]

30 Largest Ground Transport Stocks 2017

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Anyone who knows me well knows how much I love train travel, whether long-distance between cities or underground on a city’s metro system.  Perhaps not surprisingly, Hong Kong’s MTRC is the largest listed metro operator, while Japan offers the biggest and most diverse portfolio of listed rail operators.  Further down the list you find Singapore […]