The Big D

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “The Big D” by Stuart McPhee was first published in the Feb 2011 – Mar 2011 Issue of INVEST magazine and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety. Stuart McPhee, private trader and author, explains the most important character attribute for successful trading, partcluarly so …

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The Entrepreneur’s Approach To Stock Investing

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “The Entrepreneur’s Approach To Stock Investing” by Chiang Kian Seng was first published in the Oct 2010 – Nov 2010 Issue of INVEST magazine and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety. In the recent week, the stock market has risen on hopes of a …

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Stable Dividend Stocks Or Volatile Growth Stocks

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Stable Dividend Stocks or Volatile Growth Stocks” by Jason Lee was first published in the Oct 2009 – Nov 2009 Issue of INVEST magazine and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety. With the sovereign debt crisis in Europe showing little signs of abating and …

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Emotional Investing Vs. Intelligent Investing

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Emotional Investing Vs. Intelligent Investing!” by Robert Tay was first published in the Dec 2010 – Jan 2011 Issue of INVEST magazine and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety. The article discusses about the merits of Fundamental Analysis in identifying undervalued gems in the …

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Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR)

A new addition to ShareInvestor’s feature offerings, CAGR measures the annually compounded rate of growth of an investment over a specified time period, assuming a steady rate of positive or negative growth over the period by reducing the volatility effect of sporadic returns thus smoothing out uneven returns from year …

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Capital Reduction And Cash Distribution

What is Capital Reduction and Cash Distribution?
Capital Reduction and Cash Distribution (also known as Return of Capital) is a return of a portion of the company’s paid-up share capital contributed by the shareholders back to the shareholders unlike regular dividend payouts which are drawn from the company’s current year profits …

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Dividend-In-Specie

Dividend-In-Specie describes the distribution of an asset in its present form, rather than selling it and distributing the cash. In-specie distribution is made when cash is not readily available, or allocating the physical asset is the better alternative.
Keppel Corp (BN4)
Keppel Corp spun off K-Green Trust on 29 Jun 2010. Keppel …

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Share Consolidations And Share Splits

What are Share Consolidations?
Share Consolidation, also known as “Reverse Stock Split”, is an exercise undertaken by the company to reduce the total number of shares in issue while simultaneously increasing the nominal or par value of each share.
In a Share Consolidation exercise, the number of consolidated shares which existing …

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