Author: Dr Wealth

[#AskDrWealth] Fundamental Analysis vs Technical Analysis – Which Works Better?

One of the highly debated topics in the financial world is: Fundamental Analysis vs Technical Analysis With all the debate in the industry, it’s little wonder that aspiring investors and traders are confused on which is better for them. In today’s episode of #AskDrWealth, we are going to help you determine the most suitable approach for your risk appetite and investing style. We’ll discuss: the differences between Fundamental Analysis and Technical Analysis, the limits to each of the approaches and which one do we prefer So let us get right into it! What is Fundamental Analysis? Fundamental Analysis (FA)...

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Anna Haotanto: “What Losing US$150,000 in Investing Has Taught Me” [BidAndAsk]

The financial industry is generally male-dominated. But this woman is taking up the challenge to level the playing field for aspiring female investors. In this episode of Bid and Ask, we have the pleasure of interviewing a successful lady in the tech-finance scene in Singapore, Anna Haotanto. Anna is the CEO of The New Savvy, a finance, investment, and career platform created by women, for women. In this interview she opens up about the money lessons she had picked up along her journey, as well as: the first steps that young adults must take once they step out into...

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How Much Does It Cost To Travel Europe & Africa For 2 Weeks [Budget Breakdown]

I went on a free-and-easy two-week trip with my wife to Barcelona, Marrakech and Lisbon. Somehow we did something that we had never done before in our previous trips – logging all our expenses. I thought this information might have some value for people who are thinking about the costs of going to Europe. Of course the style of travel varies but nonetheless this article could still be a good reference point. All expenses have been converted to SGD based on the rates we were offered. I have only included key expenses that most travelers would need to commit...

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[#AskDrWealth] How Much Should I Invest in 1 Stock?

“How Much Should I Invest Into 1 Stock?” In this #AskDrWealth episode, we are going to identify:  what’s the minimum amount you should invest, what’s the maximum amount you should invest into 1 stock, and how this should fit into your entire portfolio What is Your True Cost of Investing? Let’s start with the minimum amount. Since 2015, the minimum lot size on SGX has been modified from 1,000 to 100. This means you can buy 100 shares of any stock you desire. For example, if you want to buy 100 shares of Golden Agri (GSX:E5H) at $0.355, you’ll...

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These 5 Charts Show You How Much S’pore Top CEOs Earn Per Year

You have probably known that our ministers are one of the highest paid profession in Singapore. But what about the pay of S’pore top CEOs? Lucky for us we have published income report from MOM and remuneration disclosure from annual reports of SGX-listed companies to conduct our research. Since we are talking about top CEOs the easiest way to start is to look at Singapore 30 largest blue chip companies. Here is the 5 charts we have put together for you. What Is The Pay Gap Between Top CEOs & Salaried...

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[#AskDrWealth] The Most Successful Company in Europe

Have you ever shopped at Zara? Did you know that the holding company of Zara is actually the largest apparel retailer in the world? And that’s larger than H&M! And even Uniqlo (by the company, Fast Retailing)! Today, in this special edition of #AskDrWealth, we take a trip from Singapore to Barcelona, Spain. While Alvin is there, he chanced upon a Zara while shopping. So…we’ll talk about Zara today! Its holding company is Inditex which is the most successful company in Europe. So here are some fun facts~ Amancio Ortega is the founder of Zara. He has a net worth...

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Best Electricity Retailer Plans for Singaporeans

If you have been footing the electricity bills of your household, you would know that helpless feeling when the tariffs increase and you LL have to pay more for power. With the upcoming launch of the Open Electricity Market in Singapore, this will change. We compared 68 plans across 14 electricity retailers to bring you this guide. In...

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Ex-Motley Fool Analyst Reveals Why Asia Will Breed The Most Millionaire Investors In The Next 10 Yrs [BidAndAsk]

The Asian stock market is rapidly growing. Are there hidden opportunities for you to grow your wealth as an Asian investor? In this session of BidAndAsk, we interview someone who believes in the Asian stock market so much that he wrote a book and built a website about it! Meet Stanley Lim. Founder of Value Invest Asia, ex-Motley Fool analyst and CFA. Recently, he wrote a book “Value Investing in...

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We Analysed 1,300 Data From 6 S’pore Telcos. Here’s What We Found About The Best Mobile Plans Of 2018.

6 telcos. And too many mobile plan options to count. We went through all of them, and their fine print (i.e. terms and conditions) to bring you this condensed article on the Best Singapore Mobile Plans in 2018. In summary: Cheapest Telco Plan: Starhub Lite, 12 months SIM-ONLY Plan ($228.15/year) Best Data Plan: Zero1’s unlimited data plan, comes with 200mins talktime, 200 SMS too ($401.60/year)* terms and conditions apply Cheapest iPhone Telco Plan: Starhub Lite, 12 months SIM-ONLY Plan + new 64GB iPhone from Carousell (only $1,856) Best Data iPhone Telco Plan: Zero1’s unlimited data plan + new 64GB iPhone...

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Sheng Siong vs Dairy Farm vs NTUC Fairprice – Which Singapore Supermarket Stock To Invest In?

Singapore households spend about $424 per month on groceries, on average. Given that we have a population of about 5.6 million people, imagine the amount of moolah that the supermarkets are raking in every month! Now, wouldn’t it be great if some of that goes back into your pocket on a consistent basis? 3 Major Supermarket Companies in Singapore There are 4 common supermarkets in Singapore: NTUC Fairprice, Cold Storage, Giant, Sheng Siong Of these supermarkets, Dairy Farm (SGX:D01) which owns Cold Storage, Giant and more) as well as Sheng Siong (SGX:OV8) are listed on the Singapore Exchange (SGX). NTUC Fairprice is a...

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[#AskDrWealth] What’s the Difference Between Cum Dividend & Ex Dividend

Can’t watch the video now? Scroll down for the full article: If you have ever freaked out when your share price dipped after your stock went XD, this article is for you. In this installment of the #AskDrWealth series, we are going to unravel that mystery for you. We’ll be breaking down the dividend distribution process, giving you the differences between cum dividend and ex dividend, and explain why you shouldn’t freak out (or invest) when prices dip during XD. Let’s get into it: What is a Dividend? Before anything else, let us establish a common understanding of what...

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1 Simple Method To Manage & Grow Your Money [#AskDrWealth]

Louis goes in-depth and gives you the full toolkit to manage your own finances here: Personal Finance Fundamentals So…you want to grow your money.  You go all in and learn about investing, trading and whatever that seems to work for others. But, you’ve probably neglected the MOST important part in investing… In today’s #AskDrWealth series, Louis will reveal to you a very simple method that you can put to use immediately. This method will allow you to make manage your money better and give you the fundamentals to constructing your investment portfolio. The Soccer Game Analogy Money management doesn’t...

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[#AskDrWealth] How Many Stocks Should I Have In My Portfolio?

Thrive Leads Shortcode could not be rendered, please check it in Thrive Leads Section! In today’s #AskDrWealth series, I am going to address the most popular question from our readers and students. “How Many Stocks Should I have In My Portfolio?” Which Is Better? – Diversified portfolio or Concentrated Portfolio Let’s imagine that there’s Investor A and Investor B, with different types of portfolio: Investor A has a portfolio of 5 stocks (concentrated) Investor B has a portfolio of 30 stocks (diversified) Let’s assume that both portfolios are equally weighted. This means for A, each stock represents about 20%...

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This Abnormal Company Gave Us 50+% Returns While The Market Tumbled 10%

What a way to step into the Chinese New Year week… It was 6th Feb 2018. I switched on my phone and it pinged non-stop for what felt like forever. The market had plunged by more than 10%. STI on the 6th Feb… I logged into our brokerage account and saw a sea of red. No wonder our graduates were messaging me… Looking at the STI, it’s really not surprising that most of our stocks were in the red since stocks are highly correlated. But while I was looking through the list, something caught my eye. There was a...

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How to Pocket Exceptional Returns with Minimal Effort Using “The Acquirer’s Multiple” [BidAndAsk]

You want exceptional investment returns with minimum effort? Here’s the man who says that his strategy can. We have the honor of interviewing Tobias Carlisle, Fund Manager of Carbon Beach Asset Management and Author of “The Acquirer’ Multiple” in this episode of BidAndAsk: ​0:20 – 2 Strategies That Allow Small, DIY Investors To Beat The Market, With Little Effort​ 3:08 – The Acquirer’s Multiple 5:26 – 3 Other Criteria You Must Look Out For, On Top Of Value 6:45 – How to Quantify Value with “The Acquirer’s Multiple” 7:42 – Why Quantitative Deep Value Investing Strategy is Suitable for Beginners...

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