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Aureus Education Fair 2014 @ The Fullerton Hotel Singapore

October 1, 2014 by SG Young Investment
Are you considering a career change / advancement? Thinking of a career change? Want to further your studies for a better career advancement? Look no further, as the Aureus Education Fair will bring together the world’s most prestigious universities and Southeast Asia’s most ambitious students for an exclusive one-day event. Education is an important element and [...]

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Aureus Education Fair 2014 @ The Fullerton Hotel Singapore

October 1, 2014 by SG Young Investment
Are you considering a career change / advancement? Thinking of a career change? Want to further your studies for a better career advancement? Look no further, as the Aureus Education Fair will bring together the world’s most prestigious universities and Southeast Asia’s most ambitious students for an exclusive one-day event. Education is an important element and [...]

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Where are the Top Traders? Part I – A look at Investment Banks

October 1, 2014 by Oracles of a Stock Operator
Where can majority of the professional Traders be found? Investment Banks? Hedge Funds? Lets examine closer what a professional trader does at an Investment Bank. Investment Banks have clients that range from mid to large-sized blue chip companies, mutual funds(unit trusts), hedge funds, family offices, private equity companies, High Net Worth Individuals (sophisticated Investors) and [...]

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Market News In 2 Minutes @ 1st October 2014

October 1, 2014 by Richard Ng
Time flies, we are already on the first day of last quarter of 2014! Soon, we will say sayonara to 2014 and welcoming a brand new year! As stock investors (even though a small one), it is important to keep abreast with the latest financial and market news. Since I am in it, I thought it might be worthwhile to [...]

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5 Elements of Successful Investors by Xeo Lye and Jonathan Quek

October 1, 2014 by BigFatPurse
I met up with Xeo after completing the interview. He kindly passed me his recently published book, 5 Elements of Successful Investors. He co-authored the book with Jonathan Quek, whom I have interviewed on BigFatPurse too. Well, that’s how small the world is. I will pick out the main ideas of this book to spur your [...]

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Q3 2014 Investment Performance Report

October 1, 2014 by Createwealth8888
A Goal-based Approach Investing Strategy Uncle8888 has adopted a Goal-based Approach investing strategy by setting for himself a 10-year progressive Goal Targets to be achieved for each year from 2012 to 2021. Our investing journey is not Horse Race or Rat Race where we compete against others. It is our investment Marathon Race where we set [...]

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EMAS Offshore Limited

October 1, 2014 by 2Y Capital
EMAS Offshore Limited (“EMAS” or the “Company) is formerly know as EOC Limited. It has a primary listing in Oslo and the information is here. The secondary listing is in Singapore. The original term sheet is here and you can see that it is listed at the highest end of the valuation range. Principal activities EMAS [...]
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CPF Investment Scheme to Lower Expense Ratio Caps For Approved Unit Trusts and ILPs

October 1, 2014 by Doctor Wealth Team
CPF just announced that unit trusts and investment linked plans under CPF will now have stricter expense ratio caps. What Is Total Expense Ratio? All unit trusts generally have a total expense ratio (TER) which is the annual costs of operating a fund, expressed as a percentage of the fund’s average net asset value. The costs [...]

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The Efficient Market Hypothesis

October 1, 2014 by 8percentpa
Investing, as with life, is a paradox. We have to learn to live with it and hopefully, sometimes, we find the way out. It is not rocket science. It’s just about understanding the world and human behaviour. The world is ever changing yet human behaviour rarely changes. That is why it is so difficult for [...]

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Learn from the Ants!

September 30, 2014 by La Papillion
There’s a lot of things that we can learn from the ants. Here’s a trick on productivity coming straight from the ants colony itself – it’s called Ant Colony Optimization. How does a scouting ant tell the rest of her colony that there’s food here? She will secrete more pheromones – some kind of ant [...]

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Random thoughts: Making the best out of work

September 30, 2014 by sillyinvestor
About 6 years ago, I went to see a psychiatrist for anger management problem. He couldn’t find out what is the cause of my flare-up. He ask me how would I grade my satisfaction or happiness I have with my job. I gave a 7. He told me that is very good. Fast forward to [...]

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Buying opportunities into stocks?

September 30, 2014 by Ah Tom
We retail investors are seeing again how protests in a country not far from Singapore are affecting Singapore stocks. This time, it is in Hong Kong and not Thailand but the reasons for staging the massive protests are the same, in the same political vein. When the protests went on for prolonged periods, investors saw [...]
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How an Average Family Can Retire Within 10 years of Working?

September 30, 2014 by SG Young Investment
Retirement! It’s a word that many people use in their old age. To stop working and not having to worry about money is a dream come true for many. But retirement don’t have to happen only when you’re old. It can happen when you’re young too. When we talk about early retirement, its known as [...]

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Do you play to win or not to lose?

September 30, 2014 by Richard's Investment Pad
Over last few years, many investors have made great fortune in the historical stock market up and downs. Some shrewd investors with primary objective of income generation, have done successfully too with dividend stock, especially with the REITs. If you have picked up those beaten-down counters at the blessed timing and have held them through [...]

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Time to Buy the Hang Seng Index?

September 30, 2014 by Felix Leong (pipi486)
The HSI has lost over 6% within the month, with the heavy protest going on investors continued to dump hong kong stocks today. They are probably thinking “Sell first, think later!” Well if you are a short term trader, yeah I think its probably wise to had cash out on first light and just wait [...]
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Finally Started My Mailing List To Bring My Blog To The Next Level – MailChimp

September 30, 2014 by Richard Ng
One of the most satisfying gain that I personally benefited from creating this blog is that I am learning new thing every single day. Besides the stock investing knowledge/tips from the regulars (like CW8888, B, LP etc… you know who you are ;-)), I’ve also learnt more about creating a better blog. As advised by of the of the guru here [...]

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Should you Invest in Lakeside & Jurong Lake District?

September 30, 2014 by Teenage Investing
I’m sure many of us, including me have watched the news and have already been aware of the Government’s plans to begin their Master Plan to develop Jurong Lake District area, especially during the National Day Rally 2014. The plans include a revamp of the Science Centre and will be situated at its new premises [...]

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Singapura Finance: 1 for 1 rights issue.

September 30, 2014 by AK71
I have been a Singapura Finance shareholder for a few years. If you have not heard of Singapura Finance, well, it is not surprising as it is one of those sleepy stocks that don’t really shout out for attention. Why did I become a shareholder a few years ago? 1. They have a good track [...]
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