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Vance Wong
With a Communications background, Vance has the passion to write with a purpose - to provide content supported with substantial evidence to vested readers.

Armed with a keen interest in investments and finance, he strives to help provide insights to the industry.

No. of Articles : 74
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Kim Iskyan: How Higher US Fed Fund Rates Will Affect You

Editor of TrueWealth Publishing Asia with close to 25 years of experience in investments and finances, warns not only investors but also everyone in general as the next Federal Open Market Committee meeting is just round the corner.

  • 15 December 2015
  • Aspire, Corporate Digest, Investments
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    Buffett’s 3 Biggest Business & Investment Mistakes

    One might think that being one of the wealthiest people on Earth, Warren Buffett should have made all if not many smart decisions. However, the Berkshire Hathaway CEO, who is also hailed as the Oracle of Omaha, wrote about his three biggest setbacks that he have had in his career in his 2014 letter to shareholders.

  • 11 December 2015
  • Aspire, Thought Leaders
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    Andy Yew: Thoughts On Dec Rate Hike & Sectors To Look Out For

    With the next Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting just round the corner, we had managed to gather some thoughts about the possibility of a December 2015 rate hike from Andy Yew, an investment trainer with Daniel Loh Pte Ltd.

  • 09 December 2015
  • Aspire, Investments, Thought Leaders
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    Ken Chee: 3 Reasons Value Investing Works Even During Market Downturns

    According to Ken, even when the market is in a recession, it is still a good time to invest – in value stocks. Value investing is a concept first made popular by billionaire investor, the Oracle of Omaha, Warren Buffett, who is also Ken’s idol. Ken talks about three reasons why value investing is relevant, even during market downturns.

  • 27 November 2015
  • Aspire, Thought Leaders
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    DAR Wong: 3 Ways To Look At FREIT & What You Can Do

    In light of the Indonesian government’s decision to remove double taxations on Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) in Indonesia, Lippo Group’s CEO James Riady expressed his plans to shift FREITS (First REITs) and LMIRT (Lippo Malls Indonesia Retail Trust).

  • 05 November 2015
  • Aspire, Thought Leaders
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    Kevin Gin: 3 Developments & Attractive Sectors You Should Know

    Kevin emphasises that regardless whether sector is booming or not, local investors should stop their “home bias” when it comes to buying good stocks.

  • 02 November 2015
  • Aspire, Thought Leaders
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    3 Reasons Why You Should Attend SIC2H2015

    The next FOMC is just next week (27-28 October) and while most economists think that the Fed would not raise rates this meeting, a December rate hike is still not off the table. With uncertainty of when rates will start to move, Singapore and other parts of Asia, especially China, are seeing increased volatility in stock markets.

  • 19 October 2015
  • Aspire, Thought Leaders
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    Pimco's Bill Gross to Join Janus Capital to Manage Bond Fund

    Bill Gross: Stock Markets Are Casinos Now; Stay In Cash

    As much as the jobs report, wages growth and ultimately core inflation are all not looking good enough for a rate hike, Gross thinks that they are merely creating more “economic sinkers”. The economy might look like it is hanging on but economic growth will ultimately be affected.

  • 12 October 2015
  • Aspire, Thought Leaders
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    Kevin Gin: Looming Crisis Bigger Than Lehman; Diversify & Buy Defensive Sectors

    For Singaporean investors, one of safer options is to have a diversified portfolio. That means not to only have stocks in emerging markets or developed markets, but both, or even frontier markets. It is important to look at more defensive and secure sectors as well, like healthcare and consumer non-durables.

  • 07 October 2015
  • Aspire, Thought Leaders
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    7 Things Preventing The Bull In US, & Singapore

    CNBC’s Mad Money host Jim Cramer, a retired fund manager with decades of experience, talked about seven things that are preventing the US market, and essentially the entire world market, from a bull market.

  • 05 October 2015
  • Aspire, Investments
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    FOREX: 2 Reasons To Stay Away From CNY & MYR; Buy USD

    Nevertheless, amidst all the pressure and uncertainty in Asian markets, there are still opportunities for investors if they are looking in the right places. To Kevin Gin, it is quite straightforward when it comes to China: look in the same direction as the government.

  • 29 September 2015
  • Aspire, Investments
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    Kevin Gin: 2 Reasons Why You Should Still Invest In China

    Investors should keep a look out for the industries that are being supported by upcoming policies put forth by the Chinese government. In short, know the industries that the government will be supporting.

  • 23 September 2015
  • Aspire, Thought Leaders
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    El. Erian: 3 Ignored Sectors You Can Look At Now

    Earlier yesterday, Allianz Chief Economic Adviser Mohamed El. Erian mentioned in an interview with CNBC that there are several sectors in the market that has been ignored for some time. Essentially, this is the time where investors can find great value in three sectors mentioned by Mohamed: emerging markets, oil and tech.

  • 21 September 2015
  • Aspire, Investments
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    U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen News Conference Following FOMC Meeting

    3 Reasons Why Fed Postponed Rate Hike; What You Can Do

    While the possibility of a rate hike is still open until the next meeting on October 27-28, some economists are saying that the Fed will wait till after the December meeting instead. The question right now is, why is the Fed waiting when the US economy has improved “according to expectations”?

  • 18 September 2015
  • Aspire, Investments
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    Bill Gross: Growth Remains Anaemic, Cash Is King

    “Too little, too late,” wrote Legendary bond guru and Janus Capital’s Bond Fund Manager, Bill Gross in his recent economic outlook for September, to address concerns about the impending rates hike.

  • 07 September 2015
  • Aspire, Thought Leaders
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    Daniel Loh: Chinese Economy Not Cause of Global Rout

    It seems like everybody is pointing fingers at China now. It is easy to blame the Chinese economy for the worldwide stock market rout, but people do not realise that China’s economy has been in a bad shape for some time already.

  • 28 August 2015
  • Aspire, Thought Leaders
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    S&P Experts On Imminent Rate Hike: Buy Commodities; No Bonds

    Ever since the Federal Open Committee Meeting (FOMC) minutes were released, economists and expert analysts have been discussing it. While there was no explicit indication that the US Federal Reserve would hike rates, there is a growing consensus that it will happen in September.

  • 28 August 2015
  • Aspire
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    Hong Kong Not Spared From Recent Rout

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average Index ended with a 205-point loss before the market closed on Tuesday (UST). The roller coaster ride continues as investors are questioning when this would start to settle down. Louis Wong, Director of Phillip Securities Hong Kong gave his two cents about the current situation in US, China and Hong Kong.

  • 27 August 2015
  • Aspire, Thought Leaders
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    PIMCO's Chief Executive Officer and Co-Chief Investment Officer El-Erian speaks during an interview at Thomson Reuters in New York

    El-Erian: Not ‘Flash’ Crash But Market Sell-off

    The first thing that one must look at when looking for the reason behind the 1,000-point drop of the S&P 500 Dow Jones is the Yuan (CNY) devaluation on August 11. Also, the S&P 500 had been running for almost four years without a significant correction.

  • 25 August 2015
  • Aspire
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    Choosing a Flat for Newly-wed Couples

    One of the biggest headaches for newly-wed couples in Singapore should probably be choosing a suitable and affordable home. Although most of us are able to pay the down payments and the subsequent instalments through our Central Provident Fund (CPF) money, it would typically take a Singaporean couple one to two decades to pay off the housing loan.

  • 24 August 2015
  • Aspire, Personal Finance, Thought Leaders
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    Bill Gross: Expect Rate Hike—Painful Cure to Longstanding Problems

    A few weeks ago, Bill Gross released an August issue of his investment outlook for the remaining part of this year. The legendary bond guru talked about a very probable September interest rates hike and mentioned how important it is to the US economy, and essentially the world.

  • 21 August 2015
  • Aspire, Thought Leaders
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    Winning the Game of Stocks with Adam Khoo

    A widely known motivational speaker and best-selling author in Singapore, Adam Khoo shared his investment strategies for both retail and professional investors in his book, Winning the Game of Stocks! that was released earlier this year. Although Adam is better known for his inspirational workshops, he is also a professional investor and investment advisor for the Wealth Academy FX Growth Fund. One of the key highlights of his book is explaining how one can actually become a millionaire by investing on an average salary.

  • 20 August 2015
  • Aspire, Investments, Personal Finance, Thought Leaders
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    CNY & Bomb Attacks Weakens THB Further

    Previously, the USD/THB has hit a multi-year high of 35.561 on 12 Aug because of the Chinese Yuan (CNY) devaluation, Maybank Kim Eng (MBKE) reported. The Thai Baht (THB) slowly recovered shortly after that but it was short-lived.

  • 20 August 2015
  • Aspire
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    2H15: Sep Rates Hike; China Cheap Again

    With recent uncertainties about interest rates and the outlook for the global economy in 2H2015, many investors are confused about their next step. Local investment guru Daniel Loh will be discussing possible investment opportunities that the current climate offers in an upcoming seminar on 24 August 2015 (Monday).

  • 18 August 2015
  • Aspire, Thought Leaders
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    Bill Gross: Low Interest Rates Not Solution

    The Bank for International Settlements (BIS), central banker for all central banks in the world, had probably instigated an impending rate hike with their recent annual report. And in Janus Capital’s Bond Fund Manager Bill Gross’s August 2015 outlook, the bond guru talks about how low interest rates are not a solution; it is actually part of the problem.
    As the banker for central banks, any monetary policy changes would be discussed within BIS first. The BIS strongly believes that “persistent ultra-low interest rates” have a substantial impact on the global economy, though no specific country or event was specified.

  • 04 August 2015
  • Aspire, Thought Leaders
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    Do It Right, Profits Will Come Naturally

    Many average traders out there do what they do just for the sole purpose of earning profits from the stock market. In reality, how many traders are actually making sustainable profits that will ultimately lead them to financial freedom? Not many, of course.

  • 30 July 2015
  • Aspire, Personal Finance, Thought Leaders
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    UBS: Psychology Behind Most Investors

    Many investors and economists have always been trying to find out some concrete reasons of price implications, mainly because of investor behaviour. Understanding investor behaviour would not guarantee spot-on investment predictions, but provides a rough idea of how and when the general market would sway.

  • 29 July 2015
  • Aspire, Investments, Personal Finance
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    Overcame $250,000 Debt Through Systematic Trading

    What would you do if you had to pay off a $250,000 debt on behalf of your client who chose to file for bankruptcy? Collin Seow, local remisier and author of The Systematic Trader was left with two choices: to file for bankruptcy with his client, or to pay off the debts.

  • 22 July 2015
  • Aspire, Thought Leaders
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    Citi: Grexit Impact Different From 2011

    The Straits Times Index (STI) dropped by about six percent from its recent high, particularly because of the Greek Crisis. However, Citi Research points out that the previous eurozone debt crisis caused a 16 percent plunge, a substantially larger impact.

  • 15 July 2015
  • Aspire, Hot Picks, Personal Finance
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    Chinese Stocks Facing Correction; Not A Recession

    The Shanghai Composite Index (SHCOMP) and Shenzhen Composite Index (SZCOMP) have slumped more than 30 percent over the past month. However, Wells Fargo think that the recent correction of Chinese stock markets is not as detrimental as it seems.

  • 10 July 2015
  • Aspire, Investments
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    OCBC: Gold Is Effective And Safe, For Now

    In a climate where the market prices are elevated and there are worldwide Grexit concerns, many cautious investors look for a safe haven, gold. As seen in the graph above, gold has been fairly stable despite the US Dollar Index (DXY).

  • 10 July 2015
  • Aspire, Investments
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    OCBC: Rig Oversupply; Offshore Marine Remains Weak

    Crude oil prices had been dipping till recently as summer approaches, with China, India and Europe being the major consumers. As the supply glut of crude oil worsens, the demand for rigs decreases, hitting the offshore sector.

  • 09 July 2015
  • Aspire, Investments
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    Daniel Loh: Don’t Worry About Greece; STI To Rise!

    Just earlier this week on Monday morning (SGT), Greece has announced that they will not default on their loans. Is this good news for local investors? Local investment guru, Daniel Loh, thinks that while global markets fear that Greece will eventually default, its impact will not be as great as many would expect.

  • 08 July 2015
  • Aspire, Personal Finance, Thought Leaders
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    China’s Growth: “New Normal” Versus “Old Normal”

    In the recent years of Chinese economics, every time financial expectations are not met, the Chinese government would step in and intervene by launching large-scale investment projects to maintain growth as much as possible.

  • 01 July 2015
  • Aspire, Investments
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    Icahn Sold Netflix Amidst Extremely Overheated Markets

    In Carl Icahn’s latest tweets, he announced his grand sell-off of his entire Netflix position, and reiterated once again, that Apple holds a lot of potential. His subsequent tweets about how the economy is severely “overheated” caused panic among investors.

  • 29 June 2015
  • Aspire, Thought Leaders
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    JP Morgan: Possible Fourth Telco Operator Spells Trouble

    When there were news of a potential fourth operator entering the telecommunications sector, telecom stocks took a hit by about five to 16 percent. JP Morgan expects the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) to announce some new policies to allow for a new mobile network operator (MNO), or a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO).

  • 24 June 2015
  • Aspire, Investments
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    Ken-Chee

    Ken Chee: Attain Financial Freedom Through Value Investing

    Not many investors understand the concept of value investing. Even if they do, most average investors do not know where to start looking for good stocks. While everyone admires billionaire investor Warren Buffett’s investing principles, Ken Chee actually understands the essence of value investing and integrates it into his own investment strategy.

  • 19 June 2015
  • Aspire, Thought Leaders
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    Analysts: What If MERS Hits Singapore

    The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) outbreak in South Korea has claimed the lives of 19 people and continues to threaten the population there. According to the Agence France-Presse (AFP), there are a total of 154 confirmed cases with more than 5,500 people in quarantine in South Korea.

  • 17 June 2015
  • Aspire, Investments
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    Ray Barros – Why You Should Not Invest Now

    Giving up his high-paying job as a lawyer, Ray Barros went into trading, his first love and dream. After years of making mistakes that almost every average trader without experience, Ray managed to successfully grasp a strategy that gave him a market edge.

  • 15 June 2015
  • Aspire, Thought Leaders
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    Dr Doom: No Interest Rate Hikes! QE4 Incoming!

    While many economists are expecting the US Federal Reserve to raise interest rates some time in Q3 this year, Marc Faber, more popularly known as Dr Doom, thinks otherwise. He thinks that almost all the major central banks that employed Quantitative Easing (QE) policies, are too “deep in the mud” to get out.

  • 12 June 2015
  • Aspire, Thought Leaders
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    Collin Seow: Trading Like A Pro

    The average traders often have the misconception that trading is a get-rich-quick scheme. Many of them do not understand that expert traders like Phillip Securities remisier Collin Seow, follows a strategy religiously with a disciplined mindset.

  • 12 June 2015
  • Aspire, Thought Leaders
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    Howie Lee: Consistent Profits From China A50 With 40-Tick Strategy

    Phillip Futures investment analyst Howie Lee brought something novel to the table: a strategy that can help investors earn small profits consistently, the 40-tick strategy. However, Howie emphasised that this will only work on the China A50 Index.

  • 10 June 2015
  • Aspire, Thought Leaders
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    Hu Li Yang: Stay Away From Long-term Investments Now

    Hailed as the “Godfather of Asian stock market”, Taiwanese investment guru Hu Li Yang recently reminded everyone repeatedly to shy away from long-term investments. He explained that prolonged low interest rates and Quantitative Easing (QE) had pushed prices of properties and bonds to very high values.

  • 08 June 2015
  • Aspire, Thought Leaders
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    Kevin Gin: China’s 7% Growth Is Still Decent

    Why China? Because China is a rapidly growing country within our timezone. We would lose out if we do not participate in the growth of China. We have the opportunity to benefit from another country within our timezone, and we share the same language and similar culture.

  • 05 June 2015
  • Aspire, Thought Leaders
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    Daniel Loh: How You Can Profit When Markets Crash

    Until only recently, the Straits Times Index (STI) had been staying above the 3,400 mark despite anaemic economic growth. If you follow Daniel Loh, a local investment guru, you would have known that he had anticipated such a correction.

  • 03 June 2015
  • Aspire, Thought Leaders
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    Janet Yellen: Rates To Rise Soon If Economy Continues Improving

    Janet Yellen expressed her fairly optimistic outlook of the US economy in her most recent address. The US Federal Reserve chairwoman mentioned that interest rates would be raised if the economic improvement continues according to her expectations.

  • 03 June 2015
  • Aspire, Thought Leaders
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    Louis Wong: The Raging Bull Run Continues; Buy HKEx

    Following Louis Wong’s bullish sentiments about the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect (SHKSC), he expanded further during his speech at our latest Shares Investment Conference (SIC) 2015 Mid Year Review (MYR).

  • 29 May 2015
  • Aspire, Thought Leaders
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    Carl Icahn: Everyone Is Underestimating Apple; Target US$240!

    In the most recent letter from billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn to CEO of Apple Tim Cook, the former reiterated his sentiment about Apple’s valuation being ridiculously low. The chairman of Icahn Enterprise strongly believes that Apple shares have an actual value of US$240, suggesting that Apple’s market cap is nearly US$1.5 trillion.

  • 27 May 2015
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    Fed Reserve Chairman Bernanke And Larry Summers Participate In IMF Panel

    Larry Summers: China’s Financial Bubble

    The China market is what many have been constantly talking about lately. Following robust growth over the past decade, the Middle Kingdom appears to be facing a significant economic downturn.

  • 25 May 2015
  • Aspire, Thought Leaders
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    Buffett: US-EU Interest Rates; Stocks vs Bonds

    The investing community is currently engaged in the longest of discussions and speculations of when the interest rates in the US will rise. According to the Oracle of Omaha, many economists believe that September is the most likely date for such an increase.

  • 18 May 2015
  • Aspire, Thought Leaders
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    Pershing Square Capital Management LP Founder And Chief Executive Officer William "Bill" Ackman

    Bill Ackman: Healthcare Offers Great Promise

    In the recent Ira Sohn Conference, Bill Ackman was interviewed by Bloomberg and he provided valuable insights about healthcare companies and how long-term shareholders can directly or indirectly influence their returns. Ackman also talked about interest rates in the US and how bonds might not always be the best and safest investments now.

  • 15 May 2015
  • Aspire, Thought Leaders
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    Hu Li Yang: Be Wary When Indices Hit Historical Highs

    Hailed as “the guru of Wall Street”, Hu Li Yang is a popular investment and finance expert among the Chinese from all over the world. In a recent interview, he shared his view about the different indices in the Asia Pacific (APAC) and if the bull run will continue through 2015.

  • 13 May 2015
  • Aspire, Thought Leaders
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    Bill Gates Picks Yuan Over Dollar: Find Out Why

    In a recent CNBC interview, when asked about currencies and which one he would bet on for the next 10, 20 or even 50 years, Microsoft chairman Bill Gates chose the Chinese Yuan. One might think that the billionaire computer revolutionist would rather bet on the Dollar, but Gates has his reasons.

  • 13 May 2015
  • Aspire, Thought Leaders
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    Source: CNBC

    Robert Shiller: Yellen Is Right About Overpriced Markets

    Yale economics professor Robert Shiller agreed with what US Federal Reserve Chairwoman Yellen said in a recent panel discussion on Wednesday with International Monetary Fund (IMF) Director Christine Lagarde. However, it quickly became a comment speculated and feared by many to be her own moment of “irrational exuberance.”

  • 11 May 2015
  • Aspire, Thought Leaders
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    Analysts: Property Prices To Fall 10% In 2H15

    iProperty.com recently released a sentiment report on Asia’s property market for the first half of 2015. Analysts are expecting Singapore property prices to slide further in this coming year, somewhere between 4.5 to 8 percent.

  • 06 May 2015
  • Aspire, Investments
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    Analysts: Sell Sembcorp Marine Now; Weak 2015

    Analysts from various research houses have mostly reflected in their recent updates that SembCorp Marine (SMM) will face a tough FY15 ahead. This is largely due to SMM’s 1Q15 net profit of approximately $160 million (-13.6 percent Year-on-Year (YoY); -39.2% Quarter-on-Quarter (QoQ)) achieving only 20 percent of the average street estimates.

  • 05 May 2015
  • Aspire, Hot Picks
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    Daniel Loh: DANGER! STI & US$ To Correct Soon!

    Daniel Loh thinks that the STI is currently a little overly inflated and there are not many attractive entry points for investors right now. Whereas for the US Dollar, after the recent release of a “slightly weaker-than-expected U.S. Retail Sales report,” the US economy appears to still be lacking a very clear upward trend.

  • 22 April 2015
  • Aspire, Thought Leaders
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    CIMB: Increase S-Shares Exposure To Catch China Tide

    After the A-shares bull run that started last year, the H-shares are catching up with the influx of southbound money. Similarly, the B-share market is also gaining momentum from the good performance of US-listed Chinese stocks.

  • 22 April 2015
  • Aspire, Investments
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    MER: A Shanghai-Singapore Connect In 12 Months?

    The Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect that was just launched last November proved to be the chief enabler of the recent Hang Seng Index (HSI) rally. The rally has seen the HSE hit a seven-year high.

  • 20 April 2015
  • Aspire, Investments
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    El-Erian: Its Time To Rebalance Your Portfolio

    Cash is king. That is a common adage that investors use when they believe that money (cash) is more valuable than other investments assets. This is certainly what economist Mohamed El-Erian thinks.

  • 20 April 2015
  • Aspire, Thought Leaders
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    Daniel Loh: Shanghai To Correct Soon

    The Shanghai Composite Index (SHCOMP) has seen its highest point since 2008 at over 4,000 points. The bull run does not seem to be stopping any time soon. However, local investment guru Daniel Loh thinks that the index seems to have rallied too fast and too furious. To cool things down a bit, a correction should occur soon.

  • 17 April 2015
  • Aspire, Thought Leaders
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    CIMB: Why You Should Buy H-Shares Now

    H-Shares seems to have started a major rally since the middle of March. Speculation is rife that this rally is due to pent up demand from Chinese investors. CIMB believes that the southbound money from China will continue flowing into Hong Kong’s shares. This is essentially because of the current heavily discounted valuation of H-Shares against A-Shares.

  • 15 April 2015
  • Aspire, Hot Picks
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    Ken-Chee

    Ken Chee: What’s Your Mindset When You Invest?

    “It’s far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price.” Considered as one of Warren Buffett’s greatest quotes on investing. Ken Chee, self-made millionaire and investment trainer certainly subscribes to this line of thought.

  • 13 April 2015
  • Aspire, Thought Leaders
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    DAR Wong: Monetising Your Profits in 8 Days!

    Have you wondered why most traders have problems making consistent profits? As renowned trader, George Soros puts it, “it’s not whether you’re right or wrong that’s important, but how much money you make when you’re right and how much you lose when you’re wrong.” Risk management and discipline is definitely key in a trader’s world.

  • 13 April 2015
  • Aspire, Thought Leaders
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    MBKE: Buy High-End Property Developers For 10% Upside!

    Recently in the first month of April 2015, two residential projects were launched and the response was surprisingly overwhelming, at least to Maybank Kim Eng (MBKE). However, MBKE is adopting a contrarian perspective on the property landscape right now, mainly because of the excess supply of mass market properties.

  • 09 April 2015
  • Aspire, Hot Picks
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    Fund Manager – US Stocks Have Earned Us 20% Returns!

    Given that the current S&P 500 is fairly valued at about 14x forward PE, acclaimed fund house, Legg Mason Asset Management continues to stick to its core values for attractive entry points that could potentially put them in a good position.

  • 06 April 2015
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    In memory of Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore's founding father: 1923-2015.

    Lee Kuan Yew’s Legacy In Corporate SG Lives On

    As Singapore mourns the loss of one of its founding fathers, we look back on how the country’s first Prime Minister left a lasting imprint on Singapore’s corporate environment. #RememberingLKY

  • 25 March 2015
  • Aspire, Investments
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    Buffett’s Intentionally Bad Advice?

    Dr Ian Dogan (PhD in Financial Economics) from Insider Monkey spotted an intentional, bad advice from the latest Berkshire letter by Warren Buffet, the “Oracle of Omaha.”

  • 18 March 2015
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    Buffett’s Cashing Out Of Oil For $3.7 Billion

    Buffett revealed that his company had recently let go all of their Exxon Mobil shares, giving Berkshire Hathaway a surge of liquidity of approximately $3.7 billion.

  • 10 March 2015
  • Aspire, Thought Leaders
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    Daniel Loh: On The Brink Of Another Dot.com Bubble?

    Do you see a trend that might be about to repeat? The prospect of a repeat of the dot.com tech bubble burst is rearing its ugly head again.

  • 06 March 2015
  • Aspire, Thought Leaders
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    Buffett’s 3 Biggest Mistakes; Takeaways for Investors

    In the most recent Berkshire letter from billionaire Omaha investor, Warren Buffett revealed the three biggest setbacks that he had in his career as he started off with Buffett Partnership Ltd. (BPL).

  • 05 March 2015
  • Aspire, Thought Leaders
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