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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Probing Foundations: Balance Sheet Basics

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This article “Probing Foundations: Balance Sheet Basics” by Cai HaoXiang was first published in The Business Times on 04 Apr 2016 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Investors will be well served to do a detailed study of a company’s balance sheet
Beginner investors often think they can divine …

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Are Those Assets . . . Real?

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Are Those Assets . . . Real?” by Cai HaoXiang was first published in The Business Times on 04 May 2015 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

To avoid nasty – and possibly costly – surprises in your investing, don’t be afraid to look closer and …

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Understanding Balance Sheets

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This article “Understanding Balance Sheets” by Cai Haoxiang was first published in The Business Times on 17 Jun 2013 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
The balance sheet statement is key to understanding a business and whether it makes for a good investment, writes CAI HAOXIANG
LEARNING how …

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