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Want To Avoid Losing Money In Stocks? Do These 5 Things

Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi is a German mathematician who was born in the early 19th century. He has a reputation as one of the finest mathematicians the world has ever known. But just why would a math wizard appear in an investing article here? Thing is, Jacobi has a phrase that’s oft-quoted by investing maestro [...]

  • 22 December 2015
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    What’s The Real Value Of SATS Stock?

    With SATS being the latest addition into the STI, what is the actual value it commands by investors?

  • 10 December 2015
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    An Investing Deep Dive On Sembcorp Industries

    Sembcorp Industries has been weighed down by the poor performance in its marine segment in recent quarters, but with the plunge in share price, is value emerging for investors?

  • 08 December 2015
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    Raffles Medical Group

    1 Simple Formula for Investing Success

    Despite suffering that deep dive in November 2008, our company in question – healthcare services outfit Raffles Medical Group – has today returned 280% since November 2007.

  • 27 November 2015
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    1 Reason To Be Optimistic About Super Group

    Super Group Ltd, best known for its instant coffee products, has had a rough 2015 so far. Amongst the uncertainty, however, may lie opportunity.

  • 25 November 2015
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    ComfortDelGro Corporation Latest Earnings: Revenue Grinds To A Halt

    ComfortDelGro Corporation reported its third-quarter earnings on the evening of 13 November. The reporting period was for 1 July 2015 to 30 September 2015.

  • 16 November 2015
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    PARAGON

    7 Quick Things Investors Should Learn About SPH REIT

    Want to know more about SPH REIT? Here are the seven useful things I learned from listening to SPH REIT’s recent fiscal fourth-quarter (for the quarter and year ended 31 August 2015) earnings webcast

  • 15 October 2015
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    Are All Large Business Too Complicated To Understand For Investors?

    It can be advantageous for investors to keep things simple when investing. So, does this mean that we should shun large companies and focus our energies on only the small ones?

  • 13 October 2015
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    Setting Up For A Rally Or Falling Off The Fiscal Cliff

    Why Has Kingsmen Creatives Ltd’s Stock Dropped By 17% In a Year?

    Over long stretches of time, there are just two things that push a stock up or down: The investment return, driven by earnings growth and dividends, and the speculative return, driven by changes in the price-earnings (P/E) ratio.

  • 06 October 2015
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    Can This Stock With A Massive 10.5% Yield Be A Good Dividend Investment?

    Dividends are ultimately paid using the cash that a company has and that can come from a few sources. A company can 1) take on debt, 2) issue new shares, 3) sell its assets, and/or 4) generate cash from its daily business activities.

  • 22 September 2015
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    Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Holdings Will Become A Blue Chip Soon – Is It A Cheap Stock?

    As Yangzijiang is one of the trio that will become blue chips soon (21 September), now may be a good time to look at how cheap or expensive it is.

  • 15 September 2015
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    2 Companies With Management Putting Their Money Where Their Mouth Is

    One of the more commonly used strategies by investors is to follow insider transactions. Some might even assume that since insiders are “in the know,” they might be better equipped to predict the share price of a company.

  • 07 September 2015
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    Setting Up For A Rally Or Falling Off The Fiscal Cliff

    Putting The Stock Market’s Fierce Decline Into Context

    On 24th August, the Straits Times Index (SGX: ^STI) fell by a mighty 4.3 percent to 2,843 points. It’s painful and can be somewhat shocking. But let’s put things into context.

  • 25 August 2015
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    The Most Important Thing You Must Do Now With the Markets Crumbling

    It isn’t easy being an investor these days with the Straits Times Index (SGX: ^STI), Singapore’s stock market barometer, appearing to be in a never-ending slide.

  • 21 August 2015
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    Golden Agri-Resources Latest Earnings: A Slippery Slide

    Golden Agri-Resources reported its fiscal first-half earnings yesterday morning. The reporting period was from 1 January 2015 to 30 June 2015.

  • 17 August 2015
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    SIA

    Can Singapore Airlines Be A Winning Blue Chip Stock?

    To figure out how well a business is run, we can look into a company’s return on equity (ROE). The ROE is a measure of how much profit a company generates for every shareholder dollar used in the business.

  • 29 June 2015
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    Is This A Threat To Singapore’s Banks?

    With advancements in technology, we have seen many traditional businesses get disrupted.

  • 09 June 2015
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    The Secret to An Early Retirement

    Some advice can be easy to understand, but hard to follow.

  • 02 June 2015
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    6 Powerful Forces That Tell You How Strong a Business Is

    The investing great Benjamin Graham once said that “investing is most intelligent when it is most businesslike.”

  • 26 May 2015
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    Why Warren Buffett Wants His Stocks to Fall

    We are often asked about investments that we own. People think that we want to talk about them. We have no interest in talking about the company that we own. We or the company will buy the stock in the future.

  • 20 May 2015
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    Is Raffles Medical Group Finally Poised For Fast Growth In China?

    After announcing last Wednesday that it has registered a new company in China – called Shanghai Qihua Hospital (SQH) – whose main purpose is to develop a hospital, healthcare outfit Raffles Medical Group revealed yesterday that it has formed a joint venture with Shanghai LuJiaZui Group to develop a 400-bed international general hospital in Shanghai’s [...]

  • 15 May 2015
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    Three Shares For Mother’s Day

    It’s Mother’s Day – Happy Mother’s Day to mothers everywhere! To mothers everywhere, here is a thought from Rudyard Kipling: “God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.” A mother will fix a scraped knee, bathe a wound and mend a sore throat, even if she might not know anything about healthcare and [...]

  • 11 May 2015
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    Q&M Dental Group (Singapore) Proposing More IPOs

    The dental outfit, Q & M Dental Group (Singapore) Limited (SGX: QC7) has been quite busy recently. With its plan to spin-off its manufacturing business in China and its newest acquisition of TP Dental Surgeons, the company is far from slowing down.

  • 06 May 2015
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    Are Investors Getting A Bargain Or A Bad Deal Now With Singapore’s Stock Market?

    At the beginning of every month, I’ve a habit of looking at how expensive or cheap the stock market in Singapore is.

  • 30 April 2015
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    Is Kingsmen Creatives Gushing with Cash?

    As we search for positive signs in a new company, the cash flowing through the firm may be one thing worth looking up. In particular, the cash conversion cycle of a company may be of interest to the Foolish investor.

  • 13 April 2015
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    Dairy Farm

    Is Dairy Farm International Holdings Good Enough to Buy Now?

    With Dairy Farm, we might see a company with a steadily growing revenue base. We take it to a framework to analyse this giant.

  • 30 March 2015
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    Tug-of-Fools: VICOM – The Bear Argument

    Charles Darwin regularly tried to disprove his own theories, and the scientist was especially sceptical of his ideas that seemed most compelling. The same logic should apply to investment ideas.

  • 26 March 2015
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    3 Important Business Model Factors to Consider Before You Invest

    One way to understand the characteristics of a superior business model would be to start with its top-line contributors: Its customers.

  • 20 March 2015
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    Is Asia ready for a possible Chinese crash?

    Is China Really The Ultimate Growth Story For Every Company?

    China is primed as the land of the rising dragon. We’ve seen many companies going there to try and make it, lured by the rising middle class and spending power of the largest population. What should you consider then?

  • 16 March 2015
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    The Best Healthcare REIT In Singapore

    In Singapore, there are 31 real estate investment trusts (REIT) and property trusts. Of these, there are a couple REITs that focus on the healthcare industry.

  • 11 March 2015
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    The Dangers of Investing In IPOs

    It can be exciting to invest in IPOs, or initial public offerings. The thought of being one of the first investors in a newly-listed company, and the idea of being able to get onto the “train to riches” early, can be great motivating factors for an investor to participate in IPOs.

  • 04 March 2015
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    Tug-of-Fools: Tiger Airways Hldgs – The Bear Argument

    Although the world is fixated about the decline in the price of oil and how it might impact the greater economy, it is easy to see how the oil shock could be a pleasant surprise for Tiger Airways given that fuel is one of the largest costs for an airline.

  • 26 February 2015
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    Valentine Stocks: Shares You Can’t Help But Love

    Imagine investing in a company that rewards you less, the longer that you own it. That would be quite outrageous, wouldn’t it?

  • 16 February 2015
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    The Best Hospitality REITs In Singapore

    In Singapore, there are 31 real estate investment trusts (REIT) and property trusts. Of these, six are REITs that focus on hospitality businesses. Said another way, these are REITs that own and operate hospitality properties such as hotels and serviced apartments.

  • 12 February 2015
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    2 Handy Warren Buffett Tips For The Current Rout In Oil Stocks

    The oil and gas industry has been rife with uncertainty in the last six months with oil prices looking like this…

  • 02 February 2015
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    Why Has Tiger Airways Holdings Limited Spiked By 27% in a Week?

    Since last Friday, Tiger Airways Holdings Limited (SGX: J7X) has gained around 27% to close at S$0.33 on Thursday. This makes the share one of Singapore’s big winners as the market benchmark, the Straits Times Index (SGX: ^STI), inched up by only 0.2% during the same timeframe.

  • 30 January 2015
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    What Really Matters For Retail Investors Regarding the Lot Size Change

    So, the SGX has changed its board lot size from 1,000 shares to 100 shares per lot. You can finally buy DBS without breaking the bank now. But what’s the catch?

  • 21 January 2015
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    Why the Falling Price Of Oil Might Not Benefit Singapore Airlines

    The narrative seems compelling. The price of oil has been falling… and falling. With the cost of fuel making up almost half of Singapore Airlines Ltd’s (SGX: C6L) expenses, it would seem that Singapore’s flagship carrier might see a strong boost to its bottom-line with cheap oil.

  • 16 January 2015
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    Tug-of-Fools: Genting – The Bull Argument

    Most tourists in Singapore – as well as most locals – would likely be familiar with Genting Singapore’s (Genting) flagship entertainment venue, Resorts World Sentosa.

  • 08 January 2015
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    Should You Buy Keppel Corporation Again?

    Say you bought rig builder Keppel Corporation Limited (SGX: BN4) at the beginning of the year. Sadly, the shares would be about 25% from the beginning of the year. So, what would you do now? Would you double down on your investment and hope for the best? Or do you just sit this one out and wait?

  • 22 December 2014
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    How You Can Pick Winning Shares like Investing Greats

    Picking stocks that win can be difficult. What if you can mimic the investing greats and replicate their styles of choosing stocks to profit from?

  • 05 December 2014
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    Why You Should Buy Shares Like How You Eat At A Buffet

    In some ways, investing is like approaching a buffet table. Learn how buffets and not Warren Buffett, can teach us on how to consume shares responsibly.

  • 21 November 2014
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    Tug-Of-Fools: Dairy Farm International Holdings – The Bull Argument

    714% in total returns. What are the two ingredients Dairy Farm possesses that when put together exhibit the makings of a long-term market beater which is worth considering?

  • 13 November 2014
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    A Crash Course In Investing

    Traffic lights tell us when to stop and when to go. The stock market has its own system of lights too. But what are the lights telling us now?

  • 04 November 2014
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    Where To Next For This Growth Story?

    Riverstone Holdings has been an outperformer over the last five years. We take a look to understand what the business drivers are for this move in the share price.

  • 15 October 2014
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    Tug-Of-Fools: Vibrant Group – The Bull Argument

    Despite its small market capitalisation of $260 million, here are three points that lend credence as to why Vibrant might be a company that’s worth a deeper look.

  • 02 October 2014
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    How You Can Pick Long Term Winners In The Share Market

    Don’t know where to begin to understand a business? Here are three suggestions to get you started.

  • 01 September 2014
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    Tug-of-Fools: ComfortDelGro Corporation – The Bear Argument

    ComfortDelGro Corporation is a transportation company with operations in seven countries and has been a steady performer. However, there are risks in the company that many investors may not be aware of.

  • 20 August 2014
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    Tug-of-Fools: Frasers Centrepoint Trust – The Bear Argument

    When it comes to Singaporeans’ favourite past-times, it’s tough to look past eating and shopping. And when it comes to the latter, especially for those living in our island’s heartlands, it’d be tough to miss Frasers Centrepoint Trust (FCT) in action.

  • 25 July 2014
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    Tug-Of-Fools : Singapore Airlines – The Bull Argument

    I know what you might be thinking; billionaire investor Warren Buffett has openly said that airlines aren’t good investments. So, wouldn’t it be best for us to avoid airlines all together… maybe not. Let me show you why.

  • 26 June 2014
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    Tug-Of-Fools : Cordlife Group – The Bear Argument

    While valuations for Cordlife do not seem overly exuberant, there are still doubts about its business momentum moving forward, let’s look at what these doubts are.

  • 02 May 2014
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    Tug-Of-Fools: Keppel Corporation – The Bull Argument

    In our bull case, we will look at the economic moat Keppel Corporation has built around its offshore and marine segment, examine its valuation and explore a possible turnaround for its infrastructure and property segments.

  • 03 April 2014
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    Would Warren Buffett Buy Yeo Hiap Seng?

    Warren Buffett has a soft spot for consumables. Some of the companies in his portfolio include Coca-Cola, and Kraft Foods. But do you think he’d ever consider Yeo Hiap Seng as a possible candidate?

  • 27 March 2014
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    A Chance To Sell Olam At $2.23?

    Olam has today announced that Breedens Investments Pte. Ltd., would be offering to buy over shares of the company that other shareholders own at price of $2.23 each.

  • 14 March 2014
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    Tug-Of-Fools: Raffles Medical Group – The Bear Argument

    Growth won’t mean a thing if you overpay for it. In investing, one of the best ways to lose money would be to overpay for growth.

  • 07 March 2014
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    Four Shares With Consistent Dividend Growth

    Let’s take a look at some companies that have managed to stretch their record of consecutive annual dividend growth by yet another year after reporting their full-year results.

  • 27 February 2014
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    Why the Stock Market Is Like an Endless Conveyer-Belt Sushi Buffet

    It is worth noting that we can spend hours on research online when buying a new camera, or even sourcing for the best deals when shopping for our groceries…Yet on stocks, most don’t.

  • 18 February 2014
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    Three Things To Like About Genting Singapore

    Apart from being a casino operator, it also owns a convention centre, museum, spa, lots of restaurants and hotels, the world’s largest oceanarium, and it even has time to run a theme park.

  • 11 February 2014
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    Tug-Of-Fools: SingTel – The Bull Argument

    For this issue’s “face-off”, we will be looking at the largest Telco in Singapore; Singapore Telecommunications (SingTel).

  • 06 February 2014
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