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Better safe than sorry: Resist urge to invest in too-good-to-be-true schemes (Refresh)

Read? Better safe than sorry: Resist urge to invest in too-good-to-be-true schemes Real People. Real Losses CW8888: Time-sharing scam; one ex-colleage lost money his money. One agency stepped in and called for a meeting for investors to put up $5K each and collectively the agency would have enough fund to fight the case and retrieve some lost money. The Agency subsequently also disappeared. Beware! There are scammers looking for a kill and scavengers looking for your dead bodies too...

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STI Major Data Points Since 1990

Let see how Uncle8888 will be performing in the next Bear. His performance matrix to measure his current investing strategy by not hunting for yield as he is not yield hungry yet! It is on hindsight bias and genius on what he didn’t do and what he should have done in 2007. Let see what will be the next drawn-down, the rate of recovery and the next peak portfolio value?...

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Thirty Years Reflections on the Ten Attributes of Great Investors

Read? Thirty Years Reflections on the Ten Attributes of Great Investors CW8888: How can retail investors fully practice this position sizing well across volatile market cycles? 9. Position sizing (maximizing the payoff from edge).  Puggy Pearson was a cigar-chomping gambling legend who won the World Series of Poker and was one of the world’s best pool players. When asked about his success, Pearson said, “Ain’t only three things to gambling: Knowin’ the 60-40 end of a proposition, money management, and knowin’ yourself.” Great investors take to heart all three of Pearson’s points, but money management is the one that gets the least attention in...

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Same Excitement During Hyflux 6% CPS. No???

Read? Excited By 4.35% Astrea IV Class A-1 Secured Bonds Issue By Temasek??? (2) Business Times – 27 Apr 2011 Hyflux preference shares up 3.1% on debut  Issued at $100 apiece, the stock closes at $103.02 on first trading day By JAMIE LEE HYFLUX’S preference shares, issued at $100 apiece, surged as much as $3.10 or 3.1 per cent to $103.10 on its trading debut yesterday. The stock, traded in board lots of 10 shares each, closed the day at $103.02. It attracted attention for its annual 6 per cent dividend rate. Hyflux has the option to redeem the shares...

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Investors’s Mistakes And What We Can Learn From Them

Read? 5 Great Investors’ Worst Mistakes (And What They Teach Us) Read? Here Are Some of the Most Epic Mistakes by Famous Investors: Michael Batnick What we can learn from these investors’ mistakes? Position sizing, stop losses or cut losses, don’t risk more than 10% of your capital on any single stock and not more than 20 or 30% on any sector; do your homework before investing, etc Investing lessons are learnt from mistakes! How come we seldom come across investment  articles about “mistakes” of selling way too early and missing multi bagger yield on investment cost and multi baggers capital...

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Excited By 4.35% Astrea IV Class A-1 Secured Bonds Issue By Temasek??? (2)

Read? Excited By 4.35% Astrea IV Class A-1 Secured Bonds Issue By Temasek??? Investors can invest in Temasek’s first retail bond to boost retirement income: Ho Ching Wow! Steady! BUT …. You CANNOT use your CPF or SRS funds to apply for this bond. CPF and SRS are Government initiated retirement tool or facility for our retirement. As of now; can start thinking...

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Temasek delivers 13% return for the year; Record net portfolio value of S$275 billion; Up S$111 billion over the decade (Refresh)

Read? Temasek delivers 13% return for the year; Record net portfolio value of S$275 billion; Up S$111 billion over the decade Read? Excited By 4.35% Astrea IV Class A-1 Secured Bonds Issue By Temasek??? Hmm .. 4.35% Astrea IV Class A-1 Secured Bonds Issue By Temasek i.e. generating 4.35% fixed ROC for retail for the next 10 years. But … Temasek : 20 years (1998 to Mar 2017) is 6% Temasek : 10 years (2008 to Mar 2017) is...

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Excited By 4.35% Astrea IV Class A-1 Secured Bonds Issue By Temasek???

For most retail investors, real estate investment trusts (REITs) offers the best alternative to owning a real estate without the need of forking obscene amount of cash or the hassle of dealing with difficult tenants. But of course, like all investments, there are always pitfalls to watch out for when investing in REITs. In this article, I will share my insights on investing in REITs. Over the years, the landscape for REITs had evolved significantly, with the change in the regulatory gearing limit, asset enhancement initiatives by the bigger REITs...

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You All Investment Bloggers Like to Make Investing Look So Easy (2)

Read? You All Investment Bloggers Like to Make Investing Look So Easy Who are those investment bloggers who made investing by retail look simple and easy? You open your eyes wide and know them better. Who are those investment bloggers who post their big losses openly? Did they made investing look simple and easy? Some time we need to suffer greater pain of losses across market cycles and company life cycle to re-learn and sink in our future investing strategies, money and risk management and finally win at portfolio level...

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OPM : Other People’s Money

Leverage (using OPM) through borrowing or margin is fun as you may achieve higher ROC on your own capital invested after  deducting the cost of leverages. But; leverage is also known as double edged sword! Another way of using OPM and feeling shiok and without the threat of double edged sword is …. Read? Free Shares From ComfortDelGro Take back your own invested capital and let the profits or OPM from the market continue to run and collect dividends. Shiok man! When your account size gets larger; lagi lagi shiok or sibei shiok as it is OPM in the market! ...

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Great Inequality? Where? Stock Market?

Hmm … stock market! Great inequality happens in the stock market! Inequality in account size! Inequality in access to financial materials, insiders and Management! Inequality in access to high quality and timely financial reports Inequality in access to … blah blah blah As retail traders or investors; we don’t have any serious doubts with these inequalities in the market...

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