Make Your Millions From Stock Market Crashes!

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Make Your Millions From Stock Market Crashes!” by Binni Ong was first published in the Oct 2010 – Nov 2010 Issue of INVEST magazine and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety. In this article, the author, through a personal anecdote, shares with you a …

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Why More Ignorant Money Is Lost To Less Smart Money

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Why more ignorant money is lost to less smart money.” by Conrad Alvin Lim was first published in the Apr 2011 – May 2011 Issue of INVEST magazine and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety. The author fills you in on the invisible hands …

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Trading Psychology – It Is More Important Than You Think!

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Trading Psychology – It Is More Important Than You Think!” by Tom Gentile was first published in the Oct 2009 – Nov 2009 Issue of INVEST magazine and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety. The article discusses about the attributes that make a great …

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Bonus Issues

What are Bonus Issues?
Bonus Issues, also known as Scrip Issue or Capitalisation Issue, are an issue of free additional shares to the existing shareholders of the company in direct proportion to their existing shareholding in the company. For instance, a 1-for-5 Bonus Issue will entitle an existing shareholder to receive …

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Return Of The King

The Chinese believes that raising the young is a good hedge against old age. When their children grows up and enters the society, they are expected to take care of their parents, which often includes giving a monthly allowance to their retired parents. This is called filial piety.
Let’s use …

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Special Dividends or Bonus Dividends

What are Special Dividends / Bonus Dividends?
Special Dividend (also known as Bonus Dividend) is a once-off, non-recurring cash distribution of the company’s after-tax profits to shareholders for the financial period. It is made either in addition to or at a rate higher than the company’s regular dividend distributions and hence is …

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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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Rights Issues And Open Offers

What are Rights Issues and Open Offers?
Rights Issue and Open Offers are means of capital raising for a company. Essentially the company is asking its shareholders for money to fund its business generally for the following reasons:

To fund its acquisition or expansion strategies
To repay maturing debts in times when the company is …

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