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Demystifying The World Of Derivatives

We all know that the financial world is full of uncertainties and risks. To survive in an unpredictable market, investors need certain financial instruments to mitigate the risks that they are facing. To mitigate this risk, modern finance has come up with a method called hedging. Derivatives are widely used to hedge against risks and uncertainties, although not limited to just hedging. Derivatives have been increasingly gaining significance in the financial market. The popularity of derivatives has grown manifold since the year of 2000. Here is an infographic for a quick overview of the derivative market and the difference...

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Upcoming in Our Workshop Series: Market Insights and Profiting From Corporate Actions

Upcoming in Our Workshop Series: Market Insights and Profiting From Corporate Actions! The IMF’s World Economic Outlook says global economic growth is projected to reach 3.9% in 2019. The US continues to grow supported by fiscal expansion and while other advanced economies such as China are gradually slowing down. Many investors are worried about the impact of rising US interest rates and US-China trade confrontation. ✔ How do you prepare for such challenges ahead? ✔ How should you restructure your portfolio? ✔ What are some opportunities in the Singapore market? ✔ Why is it important to understand how corporate actions affect stock prices?...

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#InsightsInterview with ValueInvestAsia, one of our veteran contributors

This is # InsightsInterview Episode 10 with one of our veteran contributors on the InvestingNote Platform, Stanley Lim, with the username ValueInvestAsia. This # InsightsInterview series is to showcase financial experts, influencers and bloggers on a personal and insightful manner, to get glimpse of their investment journeys and their insights on the market in the near future. Every one of them have different styles of investing, expertise in different types of securities and also have their own story to tell. Previously, we have launched 9 episodes of # InsightsInterview by influential bloggers. To read more about their post, you can find out...

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FREE Event*: 5-Steps Blueprint To Build Profitable Trades Consistently

In this free seminar, Jay Tun from Swim Trading will showcase the 5-steps blueprint that incorporates tools of analysis with prudent money management and winning psychology that has allowed him to build consistent performing trades month after month.   You will learn: ✔ Why Most Retail Traders Fail ✔ Building Blocks Of A Successful Trader ✔ How To Find Star Performing Stocks ✔ How To Choose A Fundamentally Good Stock In Just 10 Minutes? ✔ How Can Incorporate Technical Analysis To Identify Rewarding Areas For Entry? ✔ How Can Money Management Directly Affect Your Portfolio Outcome? And more! Date:...

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The 2008 Financial Crisis: What Caused the Financial Crisis & Recession?

A decade ago, the 2008 financial crisis wreaked havoc on global markets as well as the world. The financial crisis has sunk some banks and paralyzed markets, resulting in staggering losses for many people out there. It is also considered by many economists to have been the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s. How did it all happen?  After 10 years, the causes and repercussions remain tricky to comprehend. What exactly set it into motion involves a whole series of complex questions with a number of interlocking answers. Here is a quick infographic attempting to detail what...

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Have You Max Out Your Tax Relief For Tax Payable In 2019? (Guest Post)

This article, Have You Max Out Your Tax Relief For Tax Payable in 2019 was originally posted here. The writer is a veteran community member on InvestingNote, with username known as Turtle_Investor. Have you max out your tax relief (income earned in 2018) for tax payable in 2019? Turtle “loh soh” reminder. You have less than 2 months till end of Dec to do so to top up your CPF accounts or your love ones to maximize your tax relief for total income earned in 2018. If you treat CPF as your risk free component of your retirement savings and still earning a decent...

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Finding Investment Ideas That Suit You (Guest Post)

This article, Finding Investment Ideas that Suit You was originally posted here. The writer is a veteran community member on InvestingNote, with username known as GrandpaLemon. Back when I was a teenager, I remember waking up every morning and zoom into the back of the Straits Times Finance section, trying to see if there is any news I can capitalize on. Internet access was still not prevalent. Newspapers and magazines such as ShareInv become your financial advisors. Teletext and “expert” friends become your source of tips. I grew up with Sharejunction, Valuebuddies, and Hardwarezone with the introduction of network access. As the...

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SGX Bull Charge Challenge Investors’ Insights: Dr. Robin Han

Recently, we got in touch with Robin Han, one of the contestants of the SGX Bull Charge Stock Challenge as well as a veteran contributing influencer of the InvestingNote community, to understand more about his investing strategies, his philosophy, and what motivated him to get started in the first place. With less than a month to go, some of the top participants have achieved double digit portfolio returns within the timeframe of just 3 months. Impressive! For those who are wondering, the SGX Bull Charge Stock Challenge is only open to professionals and influencers in the finance industry. But...

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SGX Bull Charge Challenge Investors’ Insights: Chicao

Recently, we got in touch with Chicao, one of the prominent financial bloggers here in Singapore and also a contestant of the SGX Bull ChargeStock Challenge, to understand more about his investing strategies, his philosophy, and what motivated him to get started in the first place. With less than a month to go, some of the top participants have achieved double digit portfolio returns within the timeframe of just 3 months. Impressive! For those who are wondering, the SGX Bull Charge Stock Challenge is only open to professionals and influencers in the finance industry. But the question we should really...

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The Art of War(chest): How To Achieve The Optimum Level Of Warchest To Achieve The Maximum Returns. (Guest Post)

This article, The Art of War(chest) was originally posted here. The writer is a veteran community member on InvestingNote, with username known as theintelligentinvestor. I have seen frequent discussions on the amount of cash we should be holding as warchest and opinions varied widely. Some are fearful of today high market in overseas markets and advocate for 100% cash, while others see good values in STI market and maintain a high percentage invested in the market. Questions asked are often the optimum level of warchest to achieve the maximum returns. I been thinking about this and want to pen down my...

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SGX Bull Charge Challenge Investors’ Insights: Brian Halim

Recently, we got in touch with Brian Halim, one of the prominent financial bloggers here in Singapore and also a contestant of the SGX Bull ChargeStock Challenge, to understand more about his investing strategies, his philosophy, and what motivated him to get started in the first place. With less than a month to go, some of the top participants have achieved double digit portfolio returns within the timeframe of just 3 months. Impressive! For those who are wondering, the SGX Bull Charge Stock Challenge is only open to professionals and influencers in the finance industry. But the question we...

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A Quick Introduction to The Oil and Gas Industry

The Oil and Gas industry is one of the biggest industries in the world in terms of US dollars. This industry is vital as they often contribute a significant amount towards a national gross domestic profit (GDP). The oil and gas industry consists of different segments – mainly upstream, midstream and downstream. Here is a quick overview of the oil and gas industry: The oil and gas industry consists of 3 major segments – upstream, midstream, and downstream. Generally speaking, when people think of oil and gas industry, the first few things that come across their mind are drilling...

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Winning Trades in the SGX Bull Charge Stock Challenge!

With less than a month to go, some of the top participants have achieved double digit portfolio returns within the timeframe of just 3 months. Impressive! For those who are wondering, the SGX Bull Charge Stock Challenge is only open to professionals and influencers in the finance industry. But the question we should really ask is, how did they do it? What is their investment or trading philosophy? Who inspired them? What styles of investing or trading are they using? We believe that every one of these professionals have different styles of investing, expertise in different types of securities...

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SGX Bull Charge Stock Challenge: How Do Professionals Do It?

We’re very close to the finale of the SGX Bull Charge Stock Challenge! With less than a month to go, some of the top participants have achieved double digit portfolio returns within the timeframe of just 3 months. Impressive! For those who are wondering, the SGX Bull Charge Stock Challenge is only open to professionals and influencers in the finance industry. But the question we should really ask is, how did they do it? What is their investment or trading philosophy? Who inspired them? What styles of investing or trading are they using? We believe that every one of these...

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#InsightsInterview with Well Handy, one of our top contributors

This is # InsightsInterview Episode 9 with one of our top contributors on the InvestingNote Platform, with the username Wellhandy. This # InsightsInterview series is to showcase financial experts, influencers and bloggers on a personal and insightful manner, to get glimpse of their investment journeys and their insights on the market in the near future. Every one of them have different styles of investing, expertise in different types of securities and also have their own story to tell. Previously, we have launched 8 episodes of # InsightsInterview by influential bloggers. To read more about their post, you can find out at the...

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