Opportunities In The Bear Market

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We note that the STI had fallen substantially in the last 6 months.  The actual price movements are as follows:

There was a major dip in August in 2015, a partial recovery in October 2015 and a precipitous fall since the start of 2016.

If we can generate a list of companies …

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For Singapore Stocks, Winter Has Come

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Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “For Singapore Stocks, Winter Has Come” by Cai HaoXiang was first published in The Straits Times on 28 Dec 2015 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

It is time for intrepid investors to start researching value stocks
There is a dangerous myth, perpetuated at investing seminars, that investing …

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The Dashboard Of Stocks

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In 2015, the STI dropped more than 15%, making Singapore one of the worst performing markets in Asia. As we start the New Year, a common advice given by the various brokers is to adopt a defensive stance for our investment. One research report threw up a few familiar names …

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Value Hunting On The Street

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Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Value Hunting On The Street” by Jason Low was first published in The Business Times on 22 Sep 2008 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

Tried and proven value investing is the way to go in these times and it may be time to start nibbling at some …

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In Investing, Use Common Sense

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Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “In Investing, Use Common Sense” by Goh Eng Yeow was first published in The Straits Times on 30 Nov 2014 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

Don’t expect to be 100% spot-on; don’t take unnecessary risks
Some of the best investment advice I ever got boils down to …

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There Is A Way To Time The Market

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Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “There Is A Way To Time The Market” by Teh Hooi Ling was first published in The Sunday Times on 20 Jan 2013 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

Use PE ratio as a guide and remove the effects of business cycles.
In response to my article last week, on …

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Identifying Uptrending Companies On Breakout

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One way to identify breakout counters is by using the Moving Average Bullish Crossover. To ensure that the breakout is genuine, it should be substantiated with high volume. Bullish Moving Average Crossovers without high volume may signify a short term price correction and the stock may resume its downtrend after …

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Do Buybacks Create Shareholder Value?

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Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Do Buybacks Create Shareholder Value” by Goh Eng Yeow was first published in The Straits Times on 08 Jun 2015 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

Purchases can trigger share price rise but jury still out on merits of exercise
For an excellent example of how a share buyback …

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