Which Industry Should You Pick?

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This article “Which Industry Should You Pick?” by Cai HaoXiang was first published in The Business Times on 22 Apr 2013 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

Investors need to understand the opportunities and threats present in the industry that a company is in, says CAI HAOXIANG
LAST week, we …

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Some Tips To Investors To Spot Red Flags

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This article “Some Tips To Investors To Spot Red Flags” by Teh Hooi Ling was first published in The Business Times Weekend on 06-07 Feb 2010 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

Apart from the warning signs in financial statements, look at a firm’s reputation and its country …

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More To Dividends Than Meets The Eye

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This article “More To Dividends Than Meets The Eye” by Cai Haoxiang was first published in The Business Times on 10 Nov 2014 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

Investors have to pay attention to the payout ratio and associate/joint-venture contributions when assessing stocks

A FEW years ago, I was …

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Knowing The Market And Companies Well

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This article “Knowing The Market And Companies Well” by Teh Hooi Ling was first published in The Business Times on 05 May 2012 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

It pays to attend AGMs and observe the board’s body language and how it deals with shareholders’ questions
I …

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Share Buybacks This Year Close To 2012/13’s Combined Total

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This article “Share Buybacks This Year Close To 2012/13’s Combined Total” by Kenneth Lim was first published in The Business Times on 11 Nov 2014 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

SINGAPORE-listed companies are close to buying back more of their share capital than they did in the …

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The Importance Of Ground Checks

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This article “The Importance Of Ground Checks” by Cai Haoxiang was first published in The Business Times on 08 Sep 2014 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

Get a dose of reality by talking to customers, suppliers, rivals as well as fellow investors about the company
NUMBERS on …

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What Is Comprehensive Income?

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This article “What Is Comprehensive Income?” by Cai Haoxiang was first published in The Business Times on 15 Sep 2014 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

BELOW every “net profit” line comes “total comprehensive income”.
What’s the difference? Which profit line should investors pay attention to?
Total comprehensive …

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Following The Trail Of Money

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This article “Following The Trail Of Money” by Cai Haoxiang was first published in The Business Times on 15 Sep 2014 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

Marketing, administrative and finance expenses can yield insights, says CAI HAOXIANG
LAST week, we began analysing the Q3 2013 income statement …

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