Time To Dip Into Dividend And Defensive Stocks?

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This article “Time To Dip Into Dividend And Defensive Stocks?” by Cai HaoXiang was first published in The Business Times on 02 Feb 2016 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Some analysts say good earnings alone no longer an impetus, with sound balance sheets an important factor
Dividend-paying and other defensive stocks with …

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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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An Initiation Into IPOs

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This article “An Initiation Into IPOs” by Mindy Tan was first published in The Straits Times on 19 Sep 2011 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

MINDY TAN highlights some factors that investors should consider before buying into an IPO
Initial public offerings (IPOs) have recently been in the limelight, with brands …

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For Singapore Stocks, Winter Has Come

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This article “For Singapore Stocks, Winter Has Come” by Cai HaoXiang was first published in The Straits Times on 28 Dec 2015 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

It is time for intrepid investors to start researching value stocks
There is a dangerous myth, perpetuated at investing seminars, that investing …

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When Investors Put Too Much Stock In Dividends

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This article “When Investors Put Too Much Stock In Dividends” by Goh Eng Yeow was first published in The Straits Times on 05 Oct 2015 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

In a world desperate for income it’s no surprise that investors plough into stocks of big banks and oil majors …

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Looking Beyond Dividends

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This article “Looking Beyond Dividends” by Jason Low was first published in The Business Times on 26 May 2008 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

The higher the payout ratio, the more likely it is the dividend may not be sustained. The lower the payout ratio, the greater the …

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Are Dividends Always Good?

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Are Dividends Always Good?” by Jason Low was first published in The Business Times on 19 May 2008 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

Shareholders could be better off if excess cash could be used in other ways to enhance value, writes JASON LOW
With the bears coming out …

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Key Points In Choosing A Trust To Invest In

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This article “Key Points In Choosing A Trust To Invest In” by Genevieve Cua was first published in The Business Times on 30 Apr – 01 May 2011 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

REITS (real estate investment trusts) and business trusts may seem to be attractive options, …

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