Cracking The Income Statement Code

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Cracking The Income Statement Code” by Cai HaoXiang was first published in The Business Times on 21 Mar 2016 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
In our previous column on March 14, we discussed the process of stock research. Today, we continue with a basic reading …

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Doing Good Can Be Given A Bad Name

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Doing Good Can Be Given A Bad Name” by Goh Eng Yeow was first published in The Straits Times on 26 Oct 2015 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

Costly publicity on ‘caring side’ of firms may stop serious thought on social responsibility
In recent years, “doing well by …

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Digesting The Annual Report Sans Heartburn

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Digesting The Annual Report Sans Heartburn” by Chen HuiFen was first published in The Business Times on 05 Nov 2007 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

That 200-page tome given out every year might be thicker than some textbooks. Join CHEN HUIFEN on a walkthrough to …

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Getting The Hang Of Reading Annual Reports

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Getting The Hang Of Reading Annual Reports” by Goh Eng Yeow was first published in The Straits Times on 20 Apr 2014 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Be alert to big drops in sales and/or profits, jumps in debt levels and queries from SGX
Like thousands of …

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Reading The Tea Leaves

They usually appear around this time of the year for companies that have their financial year ending in December. They are thick and heavy and when you read them, you fall asleep. If you have a portfolio of stocks, you would likely receive a stack of them. Few would read …

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