Approach Investing Like Buying Durians

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This article “Approach Investing Like Buying Durians” by Arthur Lee was first published in The Business Times on 12 Mar 2016 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Understand just what you’re getting into and examine the ‘fruit’ closely before parting with your money
My newsroom colleague Anita recently wrote “An IPO elsewhere is …

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The Best Investors Stay Hard-headed

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This article “The Best Investors Stay Hard-headed” by Goh Eng Yeow was first published in The Straits Times on 06 Jul 2014 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
They know how much risk they can handle and their desired returns, plus they have a pretty pile of cash
As an old …

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Watch Out For Tell-Tale Signs

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This article “Watch Out For Tell-Tale Signs” by Daniel Buenas was first published in The Business Times on 28 May 2007 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Daniel Buenas takes a look at some warning signs that should help investors spot trouble before it arrives
In his Gothic fiction tale …

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Too Much Money In Stocks? Time To Spring-Clean

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Too Much Money In Stocks? Time To Spring-Clean” by Goh Eng Yeow was first published in The Straits Times on 20 Mar 2016 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Keep emotions in check, examine portfolio and sell off bad buys to free up cash to invest in …

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Buying Stocks? Think Long Term

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Buying Stocks? Think Long Term” by Goh Eng Yeow was first published in The Straits Times on 22 Mar 2015 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

To really make money, investors should buy and hold, ignoring market volatility, perceived risks
When retired secretary Grace Groner died at the …

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Human Biases That Lead To Investment Missteps

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This article “Human Biases That Lead To Investment Missteps” by Genevieve Cua was first published in The Business Times on 23 Apr 2014 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

TRADITIONAL portfolio theory has it that investors think and behave rationally, and that markets are efficient, incorporating all available information …

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Watch PE When Valuing A Company

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This article “Watch PE When Valuing A Company” by Teh Hooi Ling was first published in The Sunday Times on 16 Dec 2012 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Markets jack up the price earnings ratio in expectation of growth and this, in turn, boosts the …

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