A Descent Into The SGX Abyss

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This article “A Descent Into The SGX Abyss” by Cai HaoXiang was first published in The Business Times on 24 Jul 2017 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Using a lightstick to explore the exchange’s dark underbelly was never a good idea
You have wandered far from the gleaming towers of Singtel …

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Ratios To Judge A Firm’s Health

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Ratios To Judge A Firm’s Health” by Chen HuiFen was first published in The Business Times on 19 Nov 2007 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Chen HuiFen looks at key financial ratios that can help to evaluate the comparative performance of companies
In our previous two …

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Tap Value Investing To Improve Portfolio

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This article “Tap Value Investing To Improve Portfolio” by Teh Hooi Ling was first published in The Business Times on 13 March 2004 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
In Singapore, as can be seen from the portfolios that BT tracks, value portfolios like the lowest PTB and lowest …

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Cheap Cash-Rich Companies On SGX: Opportunity Or Trap?

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This article “Cheap Cash-Rich Companies On SGX: Opportunity Or Trap?” by Cai Haoxiang was first published in The Business Times on 16 May 2016 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
This week, we examine stocks that have more cash on their balance sheet than their market value
A cigar …

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How To Read This Table

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “How To Read This Table” by Cai HaoXiang was first published in The Business Times on 28 Jan 2013 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
The following table displays all 30 component stocks making up the Straits Times Index (STI), Singapore’s benchmark index..

These are the largest and …

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Buy Low, Sell High? Think Again

Foreword from ShareInvestor
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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For Singapore Stocks, Winter Has Come

Foreword from ShareInvestor
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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