When Stocks Are More Affordable, But Not Cheaper

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This article “When Stocks Are More Affordable, But Not Cheaper” by Cai Haoxiang was first published in The Business Times on 19 Jan 2015 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

What makes stocks cheap or expensive are their valuation multiples and earnings prospects, not board lot …

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Some Tips To Investors To Spot Red Flags

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This article “Some Tips To Investors To Spot Red Flags” by Teh Hooi Ling was first published in The Business Times Weekend on 06-07 Feb 2010 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

Apart from the warning signs in financial statements, look at a firm’s reputation and its country …

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Analysing Revenues And Costs: A Starter

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This article “Analysing Revenues And Costs: A Starter” by Cai Haoxiang was first published in The Business Times on 08 Sep 2014 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

Look at segmental revenues to understand how a company’s sales mix is changing, says CAI HAOXIANG
LAST week, we …

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It’s A-ccrual World

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This article “It’s A-ccrual World” by Cai Haoxiang was first published in The Business Times on 04 Aug 2014 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

LOOKING at my monthly Internet and handphone bills one day many years ago, I was stumped when recording them down. For …

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Getting The Hang Of Accruals

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This article “Getting The Hang Of Accruals” by Cai Haoxiang was first published in The Business Times on 04 Aug 2014 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

Timing issues over revenue and expense recognition and cash movements underpin accounting,
says CAI HAOXIANG
ACCRUALS are one of the most …

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Mind Cash Flow Sleight-Of-Hand

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This article “Mind Cash Flow Sleight-Of-Hand” by Teh Hooi Ling was first published in The Business Times on 24 Apr 2004 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

Useful as cash flow statements are in describing a company’s health, they can give a distorted view. So don’t …

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The Three Measures Of Value

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This article “The Three Measures Of Value” by Teh Hooi Ling was first published in The Business Times on 17 Aug 2013 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

Study the balance sheet to see the distinctions between the different methods, suggests an NYU finance professor
MARKET value of equity, …

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A Primer On Stock Valuation

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This article “A Primer On Stock Valuation” by Cai Haoxiang was first published in The Business Times on 08 Jul 2013 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

Predicting how much a company is worth is an imprecise science, says CAI HAOXIANG
I AM writing this from 30,000 feet on a …

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