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The Beginner’s Guide to Understanding REITs

by: Tam Ging Wien This is a follow up from previous articles regarding our analysis of Mapletree Logistics Trust (MLT) and Comparative Analysis of SGX Listed Retail REITs. We had good feedback with regards to our contents but we also did get questions regarding how REITs are analysed. Therefore this week, we decided to publish an educational piece to demystify REITs and help get beginners up to speed on REIT analysis and investing. What is a REIT? A REIT is short form for Real Estate Investment Trust. REITs are a type of professionally managed collective investment scheme with its primary...

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Cromwell Suspends CEREIT’s IPO

by: Tam Ging Wien 2nd Largest IPO in Singapore for 2017 On-Hold 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. In a surprising turn of events, Australian real estate investment manager Cromwell Property Group (Cromwell) has put on-hold the...

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Analysis of Cromwell European REIT IPO

by: Tam Ging Wien – High Yielding Mature REIT 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. Update [2017-09-19]: A new article published on the The Straits Times entitled Cromwell REIT cuts IPO size and increases the sponsor’s stake which...

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What Makes Money, Money Anyway?

by: Tam Ging Wien Money is simply a medium of exchange as well as a store of value. However for money to function well in our modern globalized economy, it also need to possess characteristics that make it suitable for trade. We discuss 10 characteristics of what makes money, money and compare the differences between fiat, gold and cryptocurrencies. Secure For money to be trusted and used by the masses, it must be secure and not easily counterfeited. Counterfeiting on a large scale will undermine the trust in the money system. Businesses would be reluctant to use money that...

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Is Yangzijiang Profiting From Lending Business?

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. by: Tam Ging Wien – Thin Margins for Core Ship Building Business, Resorting to Lending to Stay Profitable? We present here an interesting observation of Yangzijiang’s (YZJ) business modal. We noticed that...

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After the Recent Correction, Are the Banks Worth Investing Now?

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. by: Tam Ging Wien – Prices have corrected, but still above our desired price range The 3 major local bank stocks have fallen approximately 5.5% in the month of August-2017. DBS...

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