A Very Brief Introduction To Options

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This article “A Very Brief Introduction To Options” by Cai HaoXiang was first published in The Business Times on 08 Aug 2016 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
A nil-paid right can be thought of as being akin to a financial option.
Options are contracts that give you the …

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Buy Low, Sell High? Think Again

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This article “Buy Low, Sell High? Think Again” by Cai HaoXiang was first published in The Business Times on 01 Feb 2016 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Simple ratios like price-to-earnings or price-to-book can give false signals to investors
Conventional market wisdom tells investors to “buy low, sell …

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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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Small Can Be Great

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This article “Small Can Be Great” by Jonathan Kwok was first published in The Straits Times (INVEST) on 15 Jul 2012 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

There is value to be found among small-cap counters but do be patient and diversify, say analysts
Small-capitalisation stocks may …

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When Stocks Are More Affordable, But Not Cheaper

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This article “When Stocks Are More Affordable, But Not Cheaper” by Cai Haoxiang was first published in The Business Times on 19 Jan 2015 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

What makes stocks cheap or expensive are their valuation multiples and earnings prospects, not board lot …

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A Primer On Stock Valuation

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This article “A Primer On Stock Valuation” by Cai Haoxiang was first published in The Business Times on 08 Jul 2013 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

Predicting how much a company is worth is an imprecise science, says CAI HAOXIANG
I AM writing this from 30,000 feet on a …

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Fundamental Analysis And The Fun Part

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This article “Fundamental Analysis And The Fun Part” by Mindy Tan was first published in The Business Times on 30 Apr 2012 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

While ‘mall research’ can help, it can’t replace a detailed analysis of a company to determine the intrinsic …

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Coming To Grips With Valuations

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This article “Coming To Grips With Valuations” by Teh Hooi Ling was first published in The Business Times Weekend on 25-26 May 2013 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

The price of stocks and their value are two different things
WHEN I was studying for my CFA …

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