Can Auditors Be Trusted To Detect Fraud?

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This article “Can Auditors Be Trusted To Detect Fraud?” by Cai HaoXiang was first published in The Business Times on 01 Sep 2014 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
The simple answer is no. So, caveat emptor
As long as there is money to be made, dishonest businessmen have tried every conceivable means to …

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Are Those Assets . . . Real?

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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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Fundamentalists Vs Technicians

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This article “Fundamentalists Vs Technicians” by Mindy Tan was first published in The Business Times on 09 May 2011 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

MINDY TAN elaborates on these two camps which represent very diverse investment strategies
IF you ever take a walk down Wall Street and encounter …

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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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Beware Investing By Numbers

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This article “Beware Investing By Numbers” by Goh Eng Yeow was first published in The Straits Times on 20 Mar 2011 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

Look beyond the financial figures when trying to suss out whether a company is doing well
Many investors and analysts have …

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Some Tips To Investors To Spot Red Flags

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This article “Some Tips To Investors To Spot Red Flags” by Teh Hooi Ling was first published in The Business Times Weekend on 06-07 Feb 2010 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

Apart from the warning signs in financial statements, look at a firm’s reputation and its country …

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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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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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