Financial News that Move the Share Prices

The prices of shares react rapidly to the market moving news. Thus, it is important to keep ourselves updated with the latest news, especially during the trading hours. Not staying in touch with the latest news will lead to missed opportunities or financial losses. 
We can use the News Alert feature …

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Investing, Come What May

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Investing, Come What May” by Cai HaoXiang was first published in The Straits Times on 15 May 2017 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Value stocks are disappearing, but you can still take action on your portfolio
May is the season of spring, of hope, when a long winter fades and …

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Showing Discipline When Investing

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Showing Discipline When Investing” by Cai HaoXiang was first published in The Straits Times on 25 May 2015 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Gambling-related psychological tendencies can cause investors to take excessive risk
Many months ago, I talked to a young man who was sharing his experiences trading foreign exchange.
It …

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Sniffing Out Good Investment Opportunities

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Sniffing Out Good Investment Opportunities” by Goh Eng Yeow was first published in The Straits Times on 17 Apr 2017 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
The best time to do so is at an AGM, which gives an investor access to a firm’s board
For investors, one success story …

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Road Blocks in the Buy & Sell Queues

When we buy or sell our shares, we would want to transact at the best price. At the same time, we must ensure that we queue at a price level where our orders will be done. Queuing at an unfavourable price level will lead to our orders not done, thus …

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What You Buy May Not Be What You Get

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “What You Buy May Not Be What You Get” by Goh Eng Yeow was first published in The Straits Times on 25 Nov 2013 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Widely used benchmarks no longer measure what they were intended to
Analysts deciding on changes in the composition of …

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Time To Dip Into Dividend And Defensive Stocks?

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Time To Dip Into Dividend And Defensive Stocks?” by Cai HaoXiang was first published in The Business Times on 02 Feb 2016 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Some analysts say good earnings alone no longer an impetus, with sound balance sheets an important factor
Dividend-paying and other defensive stocks with …

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Tips For A Novice Investor

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Tips For A Novice Investor” by Goh Eng Yeow was first published in The Straits Times on 04 May 2014 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Top of the list is dollar-cost averaging, which will ensure that you buy low and sell high

My nephew and two of my nieces …

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