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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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Analysis of Keppel-KBS US REIT 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. A joint-venture (JV) between Keppel Corporation and KBS Pacific Advisors is seeking to raise $448mil in...

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Has the Time Come to Invest in ComfortDelGro?

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 bad news surrounding ComfortDelGro (CDG) needs no introduction, instead of explaining it, here are links...

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A Closer Look at M1’s Q3-2017 Results and How It Stacks Up Against Its Peers

A Closer Look at M1’s Q3-2017 Results and How It Stacks Up Against Its Peers 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. M1 Ltd...

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Comparison Between Singapore Listed REIT ETFs and Lion-Phillip S-REIT ETF IPO

Comparison Between Singapore Listed REIT ETFs and Lion-Phillip S-REIT ETF 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 their own financial situation. If in any doubt about the investment action you should take, you should consult a professional certified financial advisor. Asset management company Lion Global Investors...

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First Bitcoin, then Bitcoin Cash, now Bitcoin Gold?

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. In August this year, the first cryptocurrency Bitcoin forked into the classic Bitcoin and a new cryptocurrency...

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What May Have Triggered the Sell-off in SIA Engineering?

by: Tam Ging Wien – A glimpse into a what a stock market crisis may look like? 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. On 04-Oct-2017, SIA Engineering (SIAEng)...

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Quick Thoughts Recent China ICO Ban and Crypto-exchange Shutdown

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. China’s central bank, The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) became the first country to outlaw ICOs or...

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Hyflux’s Worrying Cash Flow Situation

by: Tam Ging Wien – Years of Profits Did Not Translate to Cash Flows 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. This week, we decided to take a look at a company which hasn’t really been on investor’s radar...

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