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Clearing financial matters

April 20, 2014 by LiewCapital
Its 1 week till my first paper, but money doesn’t care does it? So here’s a brief overview of what I have been up to for the past week. 1) closing down of my trading adventures There are few reasons why I’m not interested in finding out more trading activities which can be summarized in [...]

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The Philosophy of Spending Money

April 19, 2014 by Lee Chin Wai
This is a departure from the usual blog posts on how to save money. It discusses where to spend money. By knowing where to spend money, you will also know where not to spend money or to spend less money, leaving you with more money saved. Instead of following a needs-based approach in spending money [...]

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Random thoughts: When is it too much?

April 19, 2014 by sillyinvestor
Not talking about money. Just wonder aloud about my own observation. I used to feel a bit disturbed when I see elderly picking cardboards or searching through Bins for recyclable tins. I usually buy tissue papers for those who peddle tissue papers. As I increase my frequency of morning breakfast, I saw the same lady [...]

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Sabana Reit: Post mortem examination

April 19, 2014 by sillyinvestor
I took a hard look at what analysis and assumption was made, and what was missed. I invested then due to the high yield, and believe the risks were manageable. Now, post mortem examination will allow me to identify gaps 1) Weak sponsor. It should matter only during crisis, while the strong sponsor will make [...]

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Keppel Corporation 1QFY14 Earnings Announcement

April 19, 2014 by Get Rich Happily
Keppel Corporation released its Q1FY14 financial results. Key highlights as follows: 8.6% YoY rise in revenue to S$3b and a 5.1% fall in net profit to S$338.7m in Q1FY14. Excluding one-off gains, net profit in Q1FY14 was largely in line with that in Q1FY13. Operating margins of 14.6% in Q1FY14, or about 14.2% excluding the sale of [...]

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Keppel Corporation 1QFY14 Earnings Announcement

April 19, 2014 by Get Rich Happily
Keppel Corporation released its Q1FY14 financial results. Key highlights as follows: 8.6% YoY rise in revenue to S$3b and a 5.1% fall in net profit to S$338.7m in Q1FY14. Excluding one-off gains, net profit in Q1FY14 was largely in line with that in Q1FY13. Operating margins of 14.6% in Q1FY14, or about 14.2% excluding the sale of [...]

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PACC Offshore Services Holdings Ltd

April 19, 2014 by 2Y Capital
PACC Offshore Services Holdings Ltd (“Posh”) is offering 252,020,000 shares at S$1.15 each. The prospectus is here. The international offer will have 212 m shares and the public offering will be 40m shares. Separate from the offering, Cornerstone investors have subscribed for 85.605m shares. Depending on the demand, there is an over-allotment option of another [...]
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QT Vascular IPO – upcoming IPO

April 19, 2014 by James Yeo
Recently, the IPO fever seems to heat up again. While there are 2 upcoming IPOs, QT Vascular and PACC Offshore Services Holdings (POSH); the former seems to be down-played due to the lack of advertising and significantly smaller size. Introduction QT Vascular produces devices to treat diseased arteries in the heart and elsewhere, aims to [...]

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"Apr 14" – SG Transactions & Portfolio Update"

April 19, 2014 by B
 No.  Counters No. of Lots Market Price (SGD) Total Value (SGD) based on market price Allocation % 1. FraserCenter Point Trust 30 1.795 53,850.00 21.0% 2. Vicom 6 5.95 35,700.00 14.0% 3. SembCorp Ind 5 5.40 27,000.00 11.0% 4. SPH 5 4.13 20,650.00 8.0% 5. Ascott Reit 15 1.235 18,525.00 7.0% 6. FraserCommercial Trust 14 [...]

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Top 3 Savings Account In Singapore

April 19, 2014 by Lau
As the competition for deposits heats up among the banks, it seems the consumer is the one benefiting from it. Based solely on the criteria of advertised interest rates and not taking into consideration banking hours, availability of ATMs, service level, etc. Number 1: OCBC recently launched the 360 Account that pays up to 3.05% interest [...]

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My Investment Stock Portfoilo: Part 2

April 19, 2014 by Ah Tom
I have been redeploying my capital to purchase more stocks; stocks which I believe should be bought at this time. There has been a lot of chatter on which stocks would be the next privatisation targets. While some of my stocks actually are under this list of potential “privatisation targets”, my motivation of buying these [...]

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OCBC Bank – Bonus Interest Rate of Up to 3.05%

April 19, 2014 by Get Rich Happily
CNA published an article on competition for deposits among banks in Singapore. The bonus interest rate of 3.05% p.a. caught my attention because it is way higher than current interest rates. I did a search on Google and found the following media release from OCBC: Earn up to 3.05% p.a. with enhanced OCBC 360 Account [...]
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Hear the say or say the hear ?

April 18, 2014 by Small Time Investor
Past week back while walking with a friend after a good old lunch . Friend : Awaiting for news from tharman regards to global economic recovery policies  in IMF.  I don’t think the economic will be good in the upcoming . Me : Where do you hear the news from ? Friend : From one [...]

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King Wan Corporation Limited : More Upside Potential ?

April 18, 2014 by Little Boy
This counter is especially interesting. I am still waiting for their news on the IPO listing of Kaset Thai International Sugar (KTIS). King Wan have not make a official announcement regarding the IPO yet. The latest news I seen is the link here – 4th April http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/403301/ktis-to-build-more-plants-with-ipo-cash I’m not too sure how much this source can [...]

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Union Steel Holdings – Buy Recommendation

April 18, 2014 by Midas Investments
Today, I am going to initiate a buy recommendation on Union Steel Holdings Limited. I have recently entered into this company at a price of $0.105 for 9 lots, due to limited free cash. I like to put my money where my mouth is, and leave it for you to decide whether you want to enter [...]

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PACC Offshore Services Holdings IPO stocks

April 18, 2014 by Ah Tom
PACC Offshore Services Holdings (POSH) has launched its IPO as it plans to raise S$388.3 million in gross proceeds and if the IPO is successful, the IPO would be the largest IPO in the Singapore Exchange (SGX) this year. About forty million shares out of a total of 337.63 million shares will be set aside [...]

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Is Your MBA Degree Worth the Debt?

April 18, 2014 by imoney
In an ominous economy and a ridiculously competitive job market, the promise of a fulfilling life seems to be a more far-fetched prospect for the Singaporean youth with every passing day. Unfortunately, the world has still not learnt their lesson as well as they should have because a majority of economic malpractices that led to [...]

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Of SGX, Penny stocks and Privatisation

April 18, 2014 by Ah Tom
I am still waiting for SGX to release its findings into what is dubbed as the “penny stocks rout” of Oct 2013. But already, investors have seen some “follow-up actions” by the authorities (be it SGX or not) when CAD started to question many CEOs and Directors of some “penny stocks firms”. I think investors’ [...]
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