Think Hard Before Going Green

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Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Think Hard Before Going Green” by Serene Cheong was first published in The Business Times on 31 Mar 2008 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Investors must consider the theme’s risks and weigh a firm’s impact on the environment before taking the plunge, says Serene Cheong
The spiralling costs of …

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Know the Broker’s Buy/Sell Calls

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Before we buy or sell our shares, it will be good if we know the brokers’ recommendations for the counter. It tells us the market sentiment of the counter and thus allowing us to gauge the profit margin based on the potential upside/downside.  
With the Consensus Estimates feature in ShareInvestor …

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A Simple, ‘No-Fuss’ Approach To Investing In Stocks

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Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “A Simple, ‘No-Fuss’ Approach To Investing In Stocks” by Aaron Low was first published in The StraitsTimes on 21 Aug 2016 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
After a talk on saving and planning for a child’s education that I gave at the National Library last …

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Earnings Per Share

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The Earnings Per Share (EPS) can be found at the following sections of ShareInvestor WebPro and Station:

EPS represents the portion of a company’s net profits, based on the last fiscal year earnings as reported, allocated to each ordinary share. A widely used metric to determine a company’s profitability, EPS is …

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Forex & Futures in ShareInvestor WebPro & Station

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The oil & gas companies listed in SGX are badly hit by the falling oil prices. The oil price peaked in Jun 2014 and has embarked on a downtrend since then. The Brent Oil price plunged from a high of USD114 per barrel in Jun 2014 to a 12 years …

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Money, In The Eye Of The Beholder

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Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Money, In The Eye Of The Beholder” by Cai HaoXiang was first published in The Business Times on 29 Aug 2016 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Cosmic justice is often served in the game of wealth as people think in percentages, not absolutes
I was shopping …

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Don’t Let Market Swings Rattle You

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Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Don’t Let Market Swings Rattle You” by Goh Eng Yeow was first published in TheStraitsTimes on 16 Nov 2014 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Keep calm and ride it out instead of reacting rashly every time financial calamity hits
My friends have now become used to the wild share …

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A Very Brief Introduction To Options

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Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “A Very Brief Introduction To Options” by Cai HaoXiang was first published in The Business Times on 08 Aug 2016 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
A nil-paid right can be thought of as being akin to a financial option.
Options are contracts that give you the …

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