Investing Is A Bit Of A Gamble

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This article “Investing Is A Bit Of A Gamble” by Melissa Tan was first published in The Straits Times on 24 Aug 2014 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Whether you are an average investor or a pro, there is no guarantee of success
My secondary school maths teacher played a …

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Invest Like A Pro – Get Rid Of Your Biases

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This article “Invest Like A Pro – Get Rid Of Your Biases” by Goh Eng Yeow was first published in The Straits Times on 22 Jan 2017 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Knowing when to hold and when to let go takes time and effort but the results can be …

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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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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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There Is A Way To Time The Market

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This article “There Is A Way To Time The Market” by Teh Hooi Ling was first published in The Sunday Times on 20 Jan 2013 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

Use PE ratio as a guide and remove the effects of business cycles.
In response to my article last week, on …

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Play The Leverage Game With Great Care

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This article “Play The Leverage Game With Great Care” by Genevieve Cua was first published in The Straits Times on 06 Feb 2011 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

Record low interest rates make debt an attractive proposition, and while warnings abound over the dangers of excessive borrowing, debt …

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In Buying Low PE Stocks, Beware Of Value Trap

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This article “In Buying Low PE Stocks, Beware Of Value Trap” by Teh Hooi Ling was first published in The Straits Times on 23 Dec 2012 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

While stocks with the lowest PEs generally offer the best returns, there are duds as well.
Last week, we …

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In Investing, Stick To The Best Companies

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “In Investing, Stick To The Best Companies” by Goh Eng Yeow was first published in The Straits Times on 16 Feb 2014 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

… and those whose businesses you already know something about
Betting on a new management to turn around a struggling …

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