Is Illiquidity Bad?

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This article “Is Illiquidity Bad??” by Cai HaoXiang was first published in The Business Times on 09 Mar 2015 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
In a costly blue chip market, investors willing to do research should check out listed SMEs
An illiquid stock, to paraphrase a conversation I once had with a value …

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Why Invest? And How Do You Do It?

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This article “Why Invest? And How Do You Do It?” by Cai HaoXiang was first published in The Business Times on 29 Dec 2014 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Aim for a sustainable stream of income from a diversified portfolio
The unexamined life is not worth living, Socrates famously declared before he …

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Lessons From The Sabana Reit Saga

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This article “Lessons From The Sabana Reit Saga” by Goh Eng Yeow was first published in The Straits Times on 08 May 2017 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
The way Reits are structured makes it hard for unit holders to tackle issues with manager
As an asset class, real estate investment trusts …

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Making Good Money In An Automated Market

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This article “Making Good Money In An Automated Market” by Goh Eng Yeow was first published in The Straits Times on 24 Apr 2017 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
There will be even more chances as interest rates rise, altering movements of stock prices
In recent years, we have been led …

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When Cheap Isn’t That Cheap

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This article “When Cheap Isn’t That Cheap” by Cai HaoXiang was first published in The Business Times on 12 Jun 2017 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
        Only by detecting the traps and adjusting around them can you begin to evaluate a company objectively
Sometimes, a stock you come across seems …

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Coming To Grips With Sustainability Reporting

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This article “Coming To Grips With Sustainability Reporting” by Goh Eng Yeow was first published in The Straits Times on 19 Dec 2016 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Such reports need not entail huge expenses, so firms should do them to attract investors
For some listed firms, getting out the next …

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Tracking Insider Trades Profitably

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This article “Tracking Insider Trades Profitably” by Goh Eng Yeow was first published in The Straits Times on 29 May 2017 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Look for the tell-tale signs when the bigwigs start buying up their own companies’ shares
Early last year, as financial stocks worldwide came under …

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Are You Comparing Apple With Apple?

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This article “Are You Comparing Apple With Apple?” by Teh Hooi Ling was first published in The Business Times on 11 December 2004 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Whether a company capitalises or expenses an item can make a big difference to its balance sheet, income and cash flow statements, and its …

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