Tips For A Novice Investor

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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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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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‘Dirt Cheap’ Stock Market – A Buying Opportunity?

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “’Dirt Cheap’ Stock Market – A Buying Opportunity?” by Goh Eng Yeow was first published in The Straits Times on 04 Apr 2016 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Economic uncertainties are a turn-off for investors but bargain prices now could pay off at next upswing
The late British prime …

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Fewer Compliance Rules, Not More, Is What Firms Need

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This article “Fewer Compliance Rules, Not More, Is What Firms Need” by Goh Eng Yeow was first published in The Straits Times on 13 Mar 2017 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
More onerous rules could add to costs, distract management from growth focus
Anyone who has run a listed firm in the …

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Investing Is A Bit Of A Gamble

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This article “Investing Is A Bit Of A Gamble” by Melissa Tan was first published in The Straits Times on 24 Aug 2014 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Whether you are an average investor or a pro, there is no guarantee of success
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Fancy A Gamble?

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This article “Fancy A Gamble?” by Cai HaoXiang was first published in The Business Times on 20 Feb 2017 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Stock speculation can be rational and intelligent, but the value investor should moderate the degree
Some 10 days ago, I joined a long line of Singaporeans …

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Small-Cap Adventures On The Singapore Exchange

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This article “Small-Cap Adventures On The Singapore Exchange” by Cai HaoXiang was first published in The Business Times on 13 Feb 2017 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Conservatively evaluating a company’s business prospects is key, along with a grasp of ratios
There are times when you just feel like you’ve …

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Understanding Warrants

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This article “Understanding Warrants” by R Sivanithy was first published in The Business Times on 21 Mar 2005 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
In last week’s column, we explained what derivatives are – basically instruments that derive their value from something else. In the Singapore stock market, warrants are …

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