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Are Markets Overvalued Now? Yes…According to the Buffett Indicator

Are Markets Overvalued Now? Yes…According to the Buffett Indicator by: Tam Ging Wien All examples and stocks quoted here in this article and on the ProButterflyTM site are for learning purposes; it does NOT constitute financial advice or a Buy/Sell recommendation. Contents are reflective of personal views and readers are responsible for their own investments and are advised to perform their own independent due diligence and take into account their own financial situation. If in any doubt about the investment action you should take, you should consult a professional certified financial advisor. The Dow Jones, S&P, Nasdaq and even...

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Why Dollar Cost Averaging on an ETF Makes Absolutely No Sense

by: Tam Ging Wien – Misconception or is there Something More Sinister? Recently I came across a product sold by POSB called Invest-Saver which is a monthly savings plan designed to allow you to invest in ETFs using a dollar cost averaging strategy. They painted the benefit that this product is convenient (auto deduction without needing to open a trading account), affordable (minimum of $100 per month) and a long-term savings using the advantage of dollar cost averaging. I could understand convenient, I could understand affordable. But, this product got me thinking about the last benefit; could you beat...

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Christmas Special: Why Every Lady Needs an Hermès

by: Tam Ging Wien – Investing in the Epitome of Luxury All examples and stocks quoted here in this article and on the ProButterflyTM site are for learning purposes; it does NOT constitute a Buy/Sell recommendation. Contents are reflective of personal views and readers are responsible for their own investments and are advised to perform their own independent due diligence. If in any doubt about the investment action you should take, you should consult a professional certified financial advisor. The iconic Birkins and Kellies have long been a symbol of luxury – an unspoken statement announcing your status and...

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Christmas Special: Sarine Technologies – Will This Hidden Gem Shine Again?

Christmas Special: Sarine Technologies – Will This Hidden Gem Shine Again? by: Tam Ging Wien All examples and stocks quoted here in this article and on the ProButterflyTM site are for learning purposes; it does NOT constitute financial advice or a Buy/Sell recommendation. Contents are reflective of personal views and readers are responsible for their own investments and are advised to perform their own independent due diligence and take into their own financial situation. If in any doubt about the investment action you should take, you should consult a professional certified financial advisor. Sarine Technologies (Sarine) is an Israel-based company...

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How Will the Futures Impact Bitcoin Prices?

by: Tam Ging Wien All examples and stocks quoted here in this article and on the ProButterflyTM site are for learning purposes; it does NOT constitute financial advice or a Buy/Sell recommendation. Contents are reflective of personal views and readers are responsible for their own investments and are advised to perform their own independent due diligence and take into account their own financial situation. If in any doubt about the investment action you should take, you should consult a professional certified financial advisor. Just last week saw the world’s first Bitcoin futures will be launched. For the past month, there...

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The Beginner’s Guide to Understanding The 3 Financial Statements

by: Tam Ging Wien When read with begin with A…B…C…, when we sing with begin with Do… Re…Me… That at least how the song lyrics go. But when we want to understand and assess the financials of a stock, we need to begin with the 3 financial statements, namely: Balance Sheet (or Statement of Financial Position) Income Statement (or Profit/Loss Statement) Cash Flow Statement All listed companies on SGX are mandated to report their financial performance periodically. Every quarter, companies must report their financial performance using a structured set of 3 financial statements. The financial statements adhere to international...

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Puzzling Business Modal of Listed Pawnbrokers

by: Tam Ging Wien All examples and stocks quoted here in this article and on the ProButterflyTM site are for learning purposes; it does NOT constitute a Buy/Sell recommendation. Contents are reflective of personal views and readers are responsible for their own investments and are advised to perform their own independent due diligence. If in any doubt about the investment action you should take, you should consult a professional certified financial advisor. Out of complete curiosity, we decided to do a comparative analysis of pawn brokers listed on SGX. They roused our curiosity one day when we were out...

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Has the Time Come to Invest in the Local Telcos?

by: Tam Ging Wien All examples and stocks quoted here in this article and on the ProButterflyTM site are for learning purposes; it does NOT constitute financial advice or a Buy/Sell recommendation. Contents are reflective of personal views and readers are responsible for their own investments and are advised to perform their own independent due diligence and take into account their own financial situation. If in any doubt about the investment action you should take, you should consult a professional certified financial advisor. Since the announcement of the arrival of the 4th telco in Singapore, the share price performance...

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Analysis of Cromwell European REIT's Re-Launched IPO

by: Tam Ging Wien All examples and stocks quoted here in this article and on the ProButterflyTM site are for learning purposes; it does NOT constitute financial advice or a Buy/Sell recommendation. Contents are reflective of personal views and readers are responsible for their own investments and are advised to perform their own independent due diligence and take into account their own financial situation. If in any doubt about the investment action you should take, you should consult a professional certified financial advisor. This is a follow up post relooking at the revised offer of Cromwell European REIT’s Re-Launched IPO....

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Quick Thoughts on Chicago Mercantile Exchange's (CME) Announcement Regarding Bitcoin Futures

Quick Thoughts on Chicago Mercantile Exchange’s (CME) Announcement Regarding Bitcoin Futures by: Tam Ging Wien On Tuesday (31-Oct), the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) – the world’s largest futures exchange – announced that it plans to launch Bitcoin futures buy the end of the year. The proposal is subjected to regulatory approval. In a statement made by Terry Duffy, CME Group chairman and CEO, “Given increasing client interest in the evolving cryptocurrency markets, we have decided to introduce a Bitcoin futures contract”. He later added in an interview with CNBC that, “We’ve been working with the regulator. They understand our...

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A Sneak Peak at the No Signboard IPO

A Sneak Peak at the No Signboard IPO by: Tam Ging Wien All examples and stocks quoted here in this article and on the ProButterflyTM site are for learning purposes; it does NOT constitute financial advice or a Buy/Sell recommendation. Contents are reflective of personal views and readers are responsible for their own investments and are advised to perform their own independent due diligence and take into account their own financial situation. If in any doubt about the investment action you should take, you should consult a professional certified financial advisor. Seafood restaurant chain and brewery business group –...

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Analysis of the Bankera ICO – Building a Bank for the Blockchain Era

by: Tam Ging Wien All examples and stocks quoted here in this article and on the ProButterflyTM site are for learning purposes; it does NOT constitute financial advice or a Buy/Sell recommendation. Contents are reflective of personal views and readers are responsible for their own investments and are advised to perform their own independent due diligence and take into account their own financial situation. All investments carry risk. The risk of investing in cryptocurrencies and blockchain related startups is extremely high and you may potentially loose all your investment capital. If in any doubt about the investment action you...

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The Beginner’s Guide to Understanding ETFs

by: Tam Ging Wien ETFs are excellent vehicles for investors who want to spend little time monitoring their investments, yet want investment returns aligned with the markets. ETF investing in the long term will outpace inflation and fixed deposits; compounding wealth over the long term. Introduction to ETFs Exchange traded funds (ETFs) are investment funds which are listed and traded on a stock exchange. When you buy into an ETF, your contribution is pooled together with other investors and invested according to the ETF’s investment objective. They are similar to unit trusts which is an investment vehicle most people...

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Singapore Residents First to get New Bitcoin Monaco-Visa Branded Debit Card

Singapore Residents First to get New Bitcoin Monaco-Visa Branded Debit Card On Thursday, the Swiss based cryptocurrency debit card provider Monaco announced that their payments partner – Visa Inc, has approved the use of their Bitcoin pre-paid debit card for issuance to Singapore based residents. We have curated the relevant links to various sources below: Visa is the world’s largest payment network and has approved this Monaco branded card issuance through its issuer Wirecard AG. The Monaco card is now available for registration through their iOS or Android app which can be downloaded to a user’s smart phone. The app...

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Quick Thoughts on MAS Chief’s Comments on Crytocurrencies

by: Tam Ging Wien On 25-Oct-2017, a new article published on The Business Times reports the managing director of the Singapore central bank – the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), Mr Ravi Menon said in an interview with Bloomberg News that MAS has no plans to regulate cryptocurrencies. Qouting the report, “As of now I see no basis for wanting to regulate cryptocurrencies”. Rather, the central bank’s focus is to “look at the activities surrounding the cryptocurrency and asking ourselves what kinds of risks they pose, which risks would require a regulatory response, and then proceed from there,” Mr...

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