Coming To Grips With Sustainability Reporting

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This article “Coming To Grips With Sustainability Reporting” by Goh Eng Yeow was first published in The Straits Times on 19 Dec 2016 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Such reports need not entail huge expenses, so firms should do them to attract investors
For some listed firms, getting out the next …

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Cracking The Income Statement Code

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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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Digesting The Annual Report Sans Heartburn

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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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Figures That Tell A Company’s Story

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This article “Figures That Tell A Company’s Story” by Chen HuiFen was first published in The Business Times on 12 Nov 2007 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

But not necessarily the whole story. CHEN HUIFEN explains what the financial data in an annual report tells …

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What To Look For Before Risking Your Money

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This article “What To Look For Before Risking Your Money” by Rachel Lin was first published in The Business Times on 08 Aug 2005 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

WHEN it comes to investing, gurus and investment tracts abound. For the uninitiated, there’s no running away …

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Learning To Crunch The Numbers

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This article “Learning To Crunch The Numbers” by Cai HaoXiang was first published in The Business Times on 01 Sep 2014 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

Investors have to be aware of issues that relate to the construction and use of financial statements, says CAI HAOXIANG
INVESTING can …

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Getting The Hang Of Reading Annual Reports

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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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