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Investor Starter Workshop At Hwa Chong Institution!

We had the honour and privilege to do an investor starter workshop at Hwa Chong Institution last week! In association with SIAS (Securities Investors Association Singapore), we conducted a 3 hour workshop for Hwa Chong Institution for junior college students to take the first look into their investment journey. The famous clock tower inside Hwa Chong Institution. The structure of the workshop included the following: What Is Investing? Types Of Investments A Crash Course On Investing Free Resources To Get Started Group Activity With A Grand Prize! Rising Trends In The Investing World such as The students were also...

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What You Need to Know About Buy Side Vs Sell Side Analysts

When it comes to investment research analysts, most people only think the differences lie solely in the financial institutions the analysts work for. Did you know that there are a buy side and sell side analysts that do similar things, yet have different roles? Let us walk you through the differences between buy side and sell side with our infographic below: What is Sell Side and Buy Side? Sell side normally associated with institutions that are involved in the creation, promotion and sale of different financial instruments such as bonds, stocks, foreign exchange and et cetera. Buy side is...

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#InsightsInterview with Sporeshare, one of the top contributors in InvestingNote

This is # InsightsInterview Episode 8 with one of our top contributors on the InvestingNote Platform, with the username Sporeshare. 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 7 episodes of # InsightsInterview by influential bloggers. To read more about their post, you can find out at the...

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Why Dividend Stocks will beat SSB every time (Guest Post)

This article, Why Dividend Stocks will beat SSB every time? was originally posted here. He is a veteran community member on InvestingNote, with username known as GrandpaLemon. Why Dividend Stocks will beat SSB every time? Disclaimer: Opinion is like an arsehole, everyone has one. I’m not some big Wall Street hotshot and I did not go to Ivy League school. I haven’t gifted any fat trust fund on my 21st birthday and Jamie Chua is also not my mum. I’m just a regular guy who decided long ago to figure out how to make the most money possible, and in the shortest...

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Types of REITs in Singapore Market and The Breakdown of Key Financial Metrics

REITs are collective property investment trusts that pool money to invest in properties. Investors can purchase units of a REIT through the stock exchange. Structure of how a REITs function: REITs achieve separation of powers and duties by segregating the roles of ownership and management of the REIT assets between the Trustee and REIT Manager. The trustee is responsible for the ownership and safe custody of the REIT’s assets. In exchange for providing the services, the trustee is paid a fee.   The REIT manager is just like the chief executive officer(CEO) of any listed company. The REIT manager...

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New Launch: DIY Investing To Dividend Stocks Online Course + eBook

Introducing an all-new online course that will help you to achieve the steady passive income through quality dividend stocks. And, we’re not even talking about REITs. This course’s main goal is to equip you with knowledge and the ability to build and manage your dividend portfolio, so that in the future, that portfolio will grow and replace your monthly salary, giving you the time and financial independence you deserve. Learning at your own pace and own target, we guarantee you’ll walk away with: ✔ A broad knowledge of the fundamentals of dividend investing (with a focus on dividend companies)✔...

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4 Ways A Retail Investor Can Get Access To Bonds In Singapore

When it comes to investing, the first few things that come to investors’ mind are stocks or REITs. However, many investors tend to overlook or ignore bonds (fixed income securities) as an asset class. What exactly are bonds? Bonds represent debt obligations aka they are a form of borrowing. Bonds can be issued by the government or a company. Let’s say if a company issues a bond, the issuer owes the holders a debt and is obliged to them interest (also known as coupon payment) or to repay the principal at the maturity date. The interest payments are usually...

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# InsightsInterview with ThumbTack Investor, one of the top contributor in InvestingNote

This is # InsightsInterview Episode 7 with one of our top contributors on the InvestingNote Platform, username: ThumbTack Investor. 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 6 episodes of # InsightsInterview by influential bloggers. To read more about their post, you can find out at the...

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The Ultimate Trading Indicators Course (4 Powerful Trading Techniques) – (Guest Post)

This video, The Ultimate Trading Indicators Course (4 Powerful Trading Techniques) was originally posted here. He is a veteran community member on InvestingNote, with username known as Rayner. [embedded content] Here’s the thing: Many traders claim indicators don’t work because it’s lagging. But do you know the truth? It’s not that indicators don’t work. Rather, it’s the trader that don’t know how to use it, correctly. That’s why in this special training, I’ll show you the secrets to using indicators profitably. You’ll learn: 1. How to use indicators and identify explosive breakouts — before it occurs2. How this one simple indicator helps...

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TIME WEIGHTED RETURNS VS MONEY WEIGHTED RETURNS (GUEST POST)

This article, Time Weighted Returns Vs Money Weighted Returns was originally posted here. He is a veteran community member on InvestingNote, with username known as ThumbTack Investor. TIME WEIGHTED RETURNS VS MONEY WEIGHTED RETURNS I think probably 70% of the people here don’t really calculate their returns.Certainly not the traders with multiple transactions, cos it is a mammoth task doing so.The vast majority of the remaining 30% are probably calculating it wrongly (Wrongly, that is, if you are using your ROI and comparing it to active managers) Basic management 101 tells us that whatever doesn’t get measured, doesn’t get done/improved upon.Cos...

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The Top 5 Most Common Financial Models

What is financial modelling? A financial model involves building financial models from scratch or maintaining and updating the existing one as to construct a financial representation of the financial condition of a financial security or a company. It is used to calculate, estimate and forecast financial numbers. Some might ask – what kind of skills do you need in order to build an efficient financial model that produces accurate and dependable results? Well, we have prepared a list of skills that you need to achieve that: Equip yourself with accounting knowledge This is the most fundamental part of building...

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Vividthree IPO: Here are 5 Key Things You Should Know (Guest Post)

This article, Vividthree IPO: Here are 5 Key Things You Should Know was originally posted here. He is a veteran community member on InvestingNote, with username known as SmallCapAsia. Vividthree Holdings can trace its history back to 2006, where they started out as a visual effects studio. Today, they are involved in creating content for the various platform by leveraging on the virtual reality (VR) technology. In addition to that, they also provide Post-production services, mainly in visual effects, computer-generated imagery, and other post-production related work. The company was previously owned by mm2 Asia with a 51% stake. Last...

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# InsightsInterview with Lynlynnakamori, top contributor of InvestingNote

This is # InsightsInterview Episode 6 with one of our top contributor on InvestingNote Platform, username: Lynlynnakamori. 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 5 episodes of premium insights by influential bloggers. Recently, we interviewed Lynlyn over a cup of tea, to understand more...

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Official Video: Our First-ever visit to Centurion Corporation (OU8.SI)!

Hi everyone, here’s how our visit to Centurion Corporation went. Did we mention it was very awesome? Also read about our experience on our previous post here. [embedded content] About Centurion Corporation: Centurion Corporation Limited (“Centurion” or the “Company” and together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”) owns and manages quality, purpose-built workers accommodation assets in Singapore and Malaysia, and student accommodation assets in Singapore, Australia, the United Kingdom (“UK”) and the United States (“US”). The Group currently owns and manages a strong portfolio of 27 operational accommodation assets totalling c.55,274 beds (inclusive of dwell Princess Street). With projects currently under...

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How To Play OUE Commercial Reit Rights Issuance [Guest Post]

This article, How To Play OUE Commercial Reit Rights Issuance was originally posted on http://foreverfinancialfreedom.blogspot.com. He is a user on InvestingNote, with username known as 3Fs. How To Play OUE Commercial Reit Rights Issuance It’s been quite a while since we last had an M&A news that involves right issuance hence I think it is time to refresh our memory on how we can play this for interested parties. The proposed acquisition this time is from their own sponsor, OUE Limited, with the acquisition of the OUE Downtown, which comprises of both 50-storey building Downtown 1 and 37-storey building Downtown 2, as...

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