Is Illiquidity Bad?

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This article “Is Illiquidity Bad??” by Cai HaoXiang was first published in The Business Times on 09 Mar 2015 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
In a costly blue chip market, investors willing to do research should check out listed SMEs
An illiquid stock, to paraphrase a conversation I once had with a value …

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When Cheap Isn’t That Cheap

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This article “When Cheap Isn’t That Cheap” by Cai HaoXiang was first published in The Business Times on 12 Jun 2017 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
        Only by detecting the traps and adjusting around them can you begin to evaluate a company objectively
Sometimes, a stock you come across seems …

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Tracking Insider Trades Profitably

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This article “Tracking Insider Trades Profitably” by Goh Eng Yeow was first published in The Straits Times on 29 May 2017 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Look for the tell-tale signs when the bigwigs start buying up their own companies’ shares
Early last year, as financial stocks worldwide came under …

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Are You Comparing Apple With Apple?

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This article “Are You Comparing Apple With Apple?” by Teh Hooi Ling was first published in The Business Times on 11 December 2004 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Whether a company capitalises or expenses an item can make a big difference to its balance sheet, income and cash flow statements, and its …

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Time To Dip Into Dividend And Defensive Stocks?

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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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Are Dividends Good?

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This article “Are Dividends Good?” by Cai HaoXiang was first published in The BusinessTimes on 27 Mar 2017 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Cash in the hand might be superior to uncertain profits in the bush
In an age dominated by the “D” word, such as digitalisation and disruption, brick-and-mortar businesses seem …

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An Unrelenting Focus On Value

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This article “An Unrelenting Focus On Value” by Jason Low was first published in The Business Times on 13 Aug 2007 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
In this continuing series on the world’s greatest investors, JASON LOW takes a look at the strategies of legendary John Templeton
Dubbed as the …

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Ratios To Judge A Firm’s Health

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This article “Ratios To Judge A Firm’s Health” by Chen HuiFen was first published in The Business Times on 19 Nov 2007 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Chen HuiFen looks at key financial ratios that can help to evaluate the comparative performance of companies
In our previous two …

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