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

Foreword from ShareInvestor
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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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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Beginner’s Guide To Equities

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This article “Beginner’s Guide To Equities” by Mindy Tan was first published in The Business Times on 25 Apr 2011 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

Knowing the basics of equities is essential to finding order amid the market madness, reports MINDY TAN
“A blindfolded monkey throwing darts …

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More To Dividends Than Meets The Eye

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This article “More To Dividends Than Meets The Eye” by Cai Haoxiang was first published in The Business Times on 10 Nov 2014 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

Investors have to pay attention to the payout ratio and associate/joint-venture contributions when assessing stocks

A FEW years ago, I was …

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