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How Does One Become an Angel Investor?

September 2, 2014 by Doctor Wealth Team
This article has 2 parts. Below are general questions many people ask about Angel Investing. The next article will be specific experiences and learning which I absorbed over the past 5 years of actually doing it. NB: While I have experience mainly in tech startups, I believe the principles mostly apply to non tech angel [...]

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Eating One’s Own Dog Food

September 1, 2014 by Seth Wee
Eating One’s Own Dog Food I came across this video and somehow got reminded of a phenomenon that occurs with insurance agents. The video shows a man — who identifies himself as a Senior Brand Manager of a vacuum cleaner company — cleaning an area of the dirty floor of a subway station with his [...]

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Croesus Retail Trust: Acquisition of ONE’S MALL.

September 1, 2014 by AK71
I had expected some form of equity fund raising and although I was hoping that it would be a rights issue, I was not surprised that a private placement has been chosen instead. It is more expeditious, after all. However, it does not mean that I am happy about it since, in all likelihood, I [...]
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Would you buy this diversified stock?

September 1, 2014 by Ah Tom
Global Yellow Page International announced that it will be acquiring all the intellectual property rights including recipes and formulas held Wendy’s Supa Sundaes and Innovation Ice Cream for a consideration of $11.67 million. The announcement came after Global Yellow Page’s proposed acquisition of Gloria Jean’s coffee did not materialize as the group has intended. Global [...]
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Are You An Honest Investor? Be Honest!

September 1, 2014 by Richard Ng
Sometime back, I bought a book from the MPH warehouse sales entitled The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty (by Dan Ariely). The reason that I bought this book is because of its title which is honestly conflicting. It is a book about honesty or more bluntly, cheating. What the author trying to illustrate is that it [...]
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China Sunsine – Recovery in play

September 1, 2014 by Ernest
On 21 Feb, I have done a writeup on China Sunsine pointing that they may be on the cusp of a recovery http://www.sharesinv.com/articles/2014/02/25/sunshine-michelin-tyres/. Since my writeup (Sunsine closed at $0.255 on 21 Feb), it has surged 36.7% (inclusive of a dividend of $0.01 during the period) to touch an intraday high of $0.335. It closed [...]
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4 keys to better stocks investing

September 1, 2014 by SG Young Investment
Many of us want to invest for many different reasons. Some want to make money through buying stocks, others think that the bank’s interest rates are too low so they seek to find ways to earn more interest. In other words, the trigger point for most people to invest is making more money. Those who’re [...]

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Do’s and don’ts while waiting for housing loan approval

September 1, 2014 by Property Soul
I came across this article from ActiveRain titled The Do’s and Don’ts During a Home Loan Closing! and found it very insightful. Many home loan applicants are not aware of these unwritten rules and go on to do ‘silly’ things while waiting for the approval of their mortgage. Read the article, especially the six Don’ts. [...]

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Market News In 2 Minutes @ 1st September 2014

September 1, 2014 by Richard Ng
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 share it out with my readers too. Hence, I started this “Market News In 2 Minutes” series. Following are the “Market News In 2 Minutes” for [...]
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A normal path to retirement for most singaporeans

September 1, 2014 by Wealth Journey
Is this possible? Food for thought…Yes..  the steps to achieving financial freedom is this. Is this still applicable in the current economic climate and singapore have transformed into a developed nation. 1) 30yrs old , Get Married and get a New BTO/EC (No reslae, no DBSS!). – Congrats! You have bought a $1 item for [...]
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Is it a "waste of yourself" to be caught up in investing?

September 1, 2014 by La Papillion
I think financial education is a must in this world. It’s not even an option. Everything (almost) transacts in monetary terms, so without a working knowledge of money, you’ll be severely disadvantaged in this world that you’re currently living in. But even though it’s a necessity, it doesn’t mean everyone needs to be an expert [...]
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To Invest In Exchange Traded Funds or Unit Trusts?

September 1, 2014 by Doctor Wealth Team
The top performing Singapore-focused unit trusts in the ten years to end January 2013 were Nikko AM Shenton Thrift and Aberdeen SP Singapore Equity. According to research firm Morningstar, the former registered an annualised return of 13.9 per cent, while the latter managed 13.2 per cent a year during that period. Based on those return numbers, a $150,000 [...]
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Straits Times Index is still struggling to find directions.

September 1, 2014 by Jay Chia
Straits Times Index is still struggling to find directions. It turned out to be a flat week for Straits Times Index but it was coupled with exciting breakout movements. The week first started with its breakout attempt at 3330 level but it failed to materialise as sellers were still holding the resistance strongly. On Tuesday, [...]
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Singapore Corporate Bond New Issue: Mapletree Greater China Commercial Trust 7 Years 3.2%

September 1, 2014 by Doctor Wealth Team
MAPLETREE GREATER CHINA COMMERCIAL TRUST SGD 7YR - New Mapletree Greater China Commerical Trust SGD 7yrs announced - Expected issue rating: Baa1 (Moody’s) - Price: 3.20% Comps: CCT 2.98 02/2021 (Baa1 by Moody’s) – 100.50, 2.90% Mapletree Industrial Trust 3.75 2019 (BBB+ by Fitch) – 104.50, 2.68% Mapletree Industrial Trust 3.65 2022 (BBB+ by Fitch) [...]
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The natural way to become rich in 21st century is to born rich? -

August 31, 2014 by Richard's Investment Pad
French Economist Thomas Piketty’s Capital in 21st Century, a best-seller book about global inequality, has brought storm into the realm of Economics. My cousin recommended me this book in Feb. But until now I have merely gone through the book(it has over 600 pages). Many chapters are very academic and read like a textbook. One can jolly [...]
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Two Possible Stocks which could be privatized

August 31, 2014 by Ah Tom
OCBC is in talks to acquire United Engineers and this has sent United Engineers stock price up by around 25% to close at $2.85, this is a price level many feel is around the acquisition price to be paid by OCBC, provided that the acquisition goes through. While the spotlight is on United Engineers stock, [...]
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360 Review – Career

August 31, 2014 by 2Y Capital
As promised, I will briefly run through the 360 review I did. This will be a series of posts whereby I share my thoughts and views on what I believe are important to achieve my personal financial freedom. Career, Cash, CPF, Properties, Trading, Investments and Travel. Each plan is unique so you will have to [...]

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SmartPassiveCashFlow: 3 Steps To Growth

August 31, 2014 by Dave
August 31, 2014 · 0 comments I believe that you know these 3 steps already. The difficult portion may lie in the journey that are full of “Obstacles” that somehow stop you in your track. If you view it in a different perspective, the more obstacles that you face and resolved, the nearer you are to [...]
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