January Is Coming To An End, How Have You Fared So Far?

27th January, 2023, 4:36 PM

We got another 2 more days till the end of Jan and as we wrap up the first month of 2023 it is also good to ask yourselves how have we done so far? Still struggling to find a footing in the markets? Unclear about where to invest or should we even invest in 2023?

Then good news, we’re here to shed some light and be a guide.

If you have been following us for some time, you would have known that we were bullish on HK/China for the past year and with China opening up, the markets have gone mad! Is there still room for upside? Is it too late to get in or has the engine only started? Are we still bullish on HK/China?

Will the world economy go into a recession or will we be able to avoid it with China opening up? Will the US crash again?

Many questions might be on an investor’s mind and we’ll take time to answer all these in our upcoming webinar next Tuesday.

So if you want to stay ahead of the markets, get some insights on the markets and see where you could possibly grow your funds then this webinar if for you!

Date: 31st Jan ( Tuesday)

Time: 8-9:30pm

Link to register

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEpceiupzspG9eVbgEw0Wa9EWgBSvQzehvK

See you there!

Yours Humbly

Kelwin & roy

The Week Ahead Nov 2022 – [STI, HSI, NASDAQ & S&P]

20th November, 2022, 4:06 PM

Week started out well but as we warned that markets are starting to be in the overbought state and so some profit taking would come in very soon. What spoilt the party was St Louis Fed’s president James Bullard coming out to say that interest hike might have to be as high as 7% which was something that market didn’t really want to hear. It saw an initial sell down but it wasn’t as bad as expected as market is starting to get used to such news. Nonetheless, some pullback is healthy as this would allow more to hope in for a further ride.

As news of more layoffs continue to hit the media, recession fears, high interest rate hikes will continue to dominate the media and probably cause more selling in the coming week. It’ll be a shorter week in the US as they are celebrate thanksgiving!

STI

STI moved up to our upside target and once again overshoot a little to about 3300. It was a red candle close, signifying some profit taking going on. As the market has moved up quite a bit, some profit taking is healthy in the overall bigger picutre. The first line of pullback is at around the 5ema at 3260. The next downside support would be 3220 area which is what we’re looking for. Going there would present some good opportunities. We can see our Straits Times Index a little target and with a shorter week in the US, we might see a bit more lackluster movement this week.

HSI

Bingo for the Hang Seng Index as it hit right where we mentioned of around 18360. We can see that the HSI has been consolidating for the last three days failing to break higher. We might see a pullback this week as the HSI closed below the 18k around number support. A pullback once again is healthy and the first level could be 17320 then 16740. This would present good opportunities to scale back into the HK market which recently have had so much positive vibe. Keeping a look out and don’t miss this opportunity!

Feel Free to drop us a message if you want to know more.

To know more about S&P500 & Nasdaq do head over to our facebook page to have a read.

Yours

Humbly

Kelwin& Roy

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15th November, 2022, 7:33 PM

It was such a blast being at the inaugural PropertyLimBrothers appreciation event! It was a good year of collab and we look forward to more with them.

Congrats once again PropertyLimBrothers on your success, breathing life into properties and sticking to your core values of real estate with integrity.

Yours

Humbly

Kelwin & Roy

 

The Week Ahead Nov 2022 – [STI, HSI, NASDAQ & S&P]

6th November, 2022, 10:21 PM

The S&P500 ended positive for the month of Oct while also going through one of the most volatile month of the year. We are just less than 2 months to the end of the year and we hope that you all have been turning positive in your trading too. The recent rebound has helped quite a bit of your stock picking with some stocks rising over 15%!

The week was a busy one as we saw Fed raising hike but what’s more important was Fed’s forward statement and where they think interest rate will move up to. Also, on China front, we have seen a monster rally over the past week as rumors about opening up for China sparked a huge rebound. No smoke without fire?? But don’t be too carried away with this rally yet. HSI has hit our 16,350 target and retraced. Will share more in the later part.

Mid-term  elections is on 8 November which might cause some short term volatility. Read on as we share more on the markets.

S&P 500

S&P 500 6th Nov 2022

Mid-term elections on 8th Nov will probably set the tone for the US markets as focus shift to the mid-term for next week. Expecting volatility once again and an upside target of 3900 to be tested soon. S&P 500 closed at the 20ema and we are looking at it to close above that and re-test the resistance of 3900. Nov is also a seasonally higher month so fingers crossed, we might get another good month.

Nasdaq 100

Nasdaq 100 the weaker of the US indices as it has more tech companies which is more pegged to interest rates movement. It found strength on Friday night bouncing off its 10841 support and closing around the downtrend line resistance. For this week, we’re looking for a break of that downtrend line and a test of that 20ema resistance (11203). We can see that this resistance is acting as a strong resistance so far and price seems to hover around there. Once there it is advisable to take profits and then see how the markets reacts from there. The next resistance is at the 50ema at  11531.

STI

Straits Times Index 6th Nov 2022

YES! STI moved up to our target of 3124 due to the banks and a rebound of our blue chips. Stocks like Sembcorp Industries, SIA, Wilmar all lent a hand helping our index advance. For this week, global events will probably influence our STI, mid-term election and China’s news of reopening might shape our STI. For now current resistance at 3124 area, with near term target at 3160. Banks will continue to lend support but should DBS close below the 5ema our index might start pulling back.  A pullback to 3031 is healthy.

HSI

Hang Seng Index 6th Nov 2022

Saving the best for last! HAHA! HSI saw a surge of over 9% for the week with rumors about China re-opening. Traders started to pile in and shortist furiously covering shorts as the upswing in HSI was just too fierce. As the week progressed, we saw strength in HSI and issued an alert to our clients informing them of the bullishness in the index. Our second target of 16350 was hit and just nice it started to retrace. It closed at the 20ema and we got to watch this closely. As rumors about opening up caused the hang seng index to fly, a meeting on saturday quashes market rumors with China vowing to stick with the their Covid zero policy.  This could give the index a short term blow and we might see weakness coming in once again. BUT, its not the end yet as the volume for this week was significantly higher and we would be observing very closely how the market reacts to this before determining our next move! So stay tune. Bargain hunters stay alert!

Feel Free to drop us a message if you want to know more.

Yours

Humbly

Kelwin& Roy

 

The Week Ahead Oct 2022 – [STI, HSI, NASDAQ & S&P]

9th October, 2022, 4:21 PM

Good news is bad news for markets now and till market is about to normalize good news and bad news, we’ll continue to see violent moves up and down. Unemployment rate came in lower at 3.5% while payroll rises by 263k all better than expected and instead of cheering on the data, markets sold off. As unemployment comes down, this would translate into spending which means inflation might still be stubbornly high. For this week, all eyes will be on CPI data coming out on 13 oct. If CPI data comes in above expectation then expect more SELLING!!

HSI

HSI bounced off our support of around 16880 but the bounce was quickly met with resistance which is the downtrend line and the 20ema. For this week , we’re expecting weakness in HSI once again as global sentiments continue to be weak. Immediate support is at 17732 and downside target is around 17000. Once again, awaiting to see what happens at the CCP 20th Congress Meeting to get a clue what policies might be introduced.

STI 

STI also saw some rebound after some consolidation and currently at the 5ema support. But with Friday’s sell down, we might see more downside for the STI to around the 3090 level. All eyes on CPI data before any moves and as usual we always caution before going into any big data as any disappointment would see markets selling off and you don’t want to be caught in that.

Do head over to our Facebook page for more updates on S&P500 and where it might head after the massive sell down. Updates for Nasdaq is also over there.

Yours

Humbly

Kelwin & Roy

The Week Ahead Oct 2022 – [STI, HSI, NASDAQ & S&P]

2nd October, 2022, 10:42 PM

Dow closes worst September in 20 years and stocks plunge as bear market intensifies. For those in the bear camp, you’ll probably be rejoicing as markets breaks June low with not much recovery in sight. The Fed’s preferred gauge of inflation the PCE  is the broadest indicator of where prices are heading as it adjusts for consumer behavior. It showed signs of acceleration last week which caused more sell down. The S&P 500 tried its best to hold the 3600 support but gave way at the later part of the trading day. We might see more downside for the coming week as trader would pile on their shorts when the key support is broken. It’s about 2 more weeks before the CPI data for Sept is released and once again markets will look to this data for clue of inflation numbers. Overall, we’re waiting for a rebound rather than shorting now.
STI

Pullback was very much expected as Reits and banks were sold down during the week due to raising interest rates. The Straits Times Index came off after it broke down from out downtrend line we drew and more than expected as stocks took a hit with renewed fear of raising inflation. For this week, STI might try to consolidate around the 3100 area before any moves. A week’s consolidation is healthy for us.

HSI

HSI still continuing its march down as market looks ahead to the CCP meeting coming this month. All eyes on that and Xi’s future plan for China with regards to Covid.  On October 1, China celebrates its 73rd National Day, commemorating the founding of the People’s Republic of China. National Day also marks the beginning of the week-long holiday known as Golden Week. Due to Covid19 restriction, this has caused quite a bit of chaos as travelers try to make their way home. For this week, HK side might be slightly muted as China is closed for the week and HK will have a public holiday on 4th Oct. A zoom out for HSI to Oct 2021 might give some support for the HSI around 16800 level. We could see HSI slowly drift down to this level before CCP meeting.

Do head over to our Facebook page for more updates on S&P500 and where it might head after the massive sell down. Updates for Nasdaq is also over there.

Yours

Humbly

Kelwin & Roy

The Week Ahead Sept 2022 – [STI, HSI, NASDAQ & S&P]

25th September, 2022, 5:08 PM

0.75% rate hike and probably more pain ahead, as Fed remains its hawkish view which didn’t sit that well with the markets and we saw selling coming in throughout the week. As always we warned about going in before any big event and always waiting the day after before making an moves. Hopefully this saved those who were considering going LONG before a bloodbath happen.

As S&P500 comes very close to June low, this could give rise to an opportunity to add into our long term portfolio as this support becomes a significant point for the market to test. If this support holds, we might even see a rebound in the coming week. Head over to our Facebook page to read up more.

STI

STI also caved in on Friday as Singapore’s core inflation rises to 5.1% in August, inching towards 14-year high. Inflation is hitting countries hard and Singapore is not spared. We can see that STI broke the uptrend line on friday and a pullback to our second downside support of around 3190 might be seen in the coming weeks. Waiting for more pullback first.

HSI

HSI come down as expected and even broke the March low! Once again, looking ahead for Oct meeting before adding any position as market might drift a little lower and there is no real hurry to move in yet. We’re bullish on China/HK but looking for a better entry.

Do head over to our Facebook page for more updates on S&P500 and where it might head after the massive sell down. Updates for Nasdaq is also over there.

Yours

Humbly

Kelwin & Roy

 

The Week Ahead Aug 2022 – [STI, HSI, NASDAQ & S&P]

21st August, 2022, 2:56 PM

After a month’s long rally, its about time for US markets to pullback. S&P500 indicators are currently in an overbought state and some pullback in the markets is expected and normal. GDP data for the US will be out this thursday  indicating if the economy is diving further into recession and could add further tension to the markets.

STI

STI saw a pullback as mentioned but has not gone down to our target yet so there might be more downside for the STI in the coming week. Banks are pulling back which will cause the index to pullback too. But despite some weakness, we saw tourism related stocks doing well for the last week before a pullback came. Looking for some short opportunity next week.

HSI

HSI hasn’t rebound last week as we expected but the rebound might be closing in as HSI looks to stabilize itself and build a base. The support of around 20k is holding and most tech companies have reported their results. Tencent despite missing estimates and its first time for revenue declining managed to still see its stock price move up. Alibaba is also holding up well and we might see some rebound coming soon too. Our upside rebound target for HSI is at 21262.

Head over to our Facebook for more updates on the US markets.

Yours

Humbly

Kelwin & Roy

 

The Week Ahead Aug 2022 – [STI, HSI, NASDAQ & S&P]

31st July, 2022, 9:49 PM

A BIG week went by and it yield a positive result for us. Fed increased rates by 0.75%, GDP shrank for the second month in the US and big tech results mostly came under estimates  BUT despite these challenges the S&P500 closed up for the week. Data is important but remember to watch the price action to see if its showing weakness. Despite all the data that came out, one might have expected markets to continue to come down but it did the total opposite which shows strength. This rebound does look like it has a bit more room to go before it hits the critical resistance of 4200 for the S&P 500.

HSI

Still no bullish sign for HSI as it continues it downwards move towards our 20k support.  We’re still waiting for more bullish signals to come out before any short term trades to be executed. There has been a string of negative news for HSI recently hence the pullback. The property scene in HK is not stable yet with property counters still not out of the woods. The next possible downside target might be 19200. Keeping watch.

STI

STI did much better than its peers in the region and outperforming the HSI for this week. It has reached our target upside resistance of around 3249 and pulled back ever since then. Banks led the way but gave up its gain on Friday as traders took profit after a good week. Counters like yzj shipbldg and First Resources also a nice upside leading it to hit our targets this week. Once a healthy pullback is done we might see STI moving back up to 3297 region. Be fast and nimble under such market condition.

Head over to our Facebook for more updates on the S&P500 and Nasdaq which has both shown strength through the week.

Yours

Humbly

Kelwin & Roy

The Week Ahead July 2022 – [STI, HSI, NASDAQ & S&P]

24th July, 2022, 2:55 PM


For the past week, US markets had a rather good rebound with the S&P 500 breaking above its 50ema which is a rare move.

Its going to be a BIG week with many lots happening. Firstly, we’ve got interest rate decision by the Federal Reserve. Their meeting will take place over Tuesday and Wedensday US timing so interest rates results will be out on Thursday morning (2am) Singapore time. Market is looking at a 0.75% increase although 1% might be on the table given the higher than expected inflation data.

Secondly, we’ve got US GDP data coming out on Thursday night Singapore timing. The data could tell us if USA has gone into a recession which is typically marked by two declining quarters. If the US is in a recession, it might spark off another round of selling.

Thirdly, we’ve got big tech companies reporting their results too. Meta, Apple, Amazon are just some that will be reporting this week. Look over here to see when your company will be reporting. Do take note that if you’re TRADING over results it can be dangerous as any disappointment in the results could result in a heavy sell down like SNAP.

Its going to be a rather volatile week so do stay alert!

HSI

HSI pulled back to our support and for long term investors this presents a good opportunity ahead. As for the week ahead, with all the big data that is to come we would be cautious in the short term as we might see increase in volatility. Currently HSI is trying to form a base at around the 20k mark. Only with a break above our short term downtrend then HSI might continue its reversal. For now we are just watching for that break. Tech stocks in HK are also presenting a good opportunity for long term entry.

STI

STI showed surprise strength during the week and even managing to breakout of its 50ema. Banks mainly gave strength to the index but is facing near term headwinds at the downtrend line. Our next upside resistance is around 3249 area which will probably have some significant resistance.  Looking out for stocks that pullback like Sembcorp Industries. First Resources is also trying to find a base and is currently on our watch list.

Head over to our Facebook for more updates on the S&P500 and Nasdaq which has both shown strength through the week.

Yours

Humbly

Kelwin & Roy