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MGCCT’s Japan Acquisition Unfavourable to Minority Unitholders?

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 adviser. ProButterfly decided to break our regular Tuesday blog posting to bring you this story earlier ahead of the Mapletree Greater...

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Bitcoin Reflections: Summer Rally Time?

Exuberance is back in the air. Twitter is filled with “Alts are back” meme’s. After a painful start of the year, the last 2 weeks have been a welcome change. The newswires have turned positive and more importantly there were some regulatory steps announced. These are critical for main stream adoption and getting the necessary regulations passed on a government level. Listed below are some of these pieces of news and stories this week. Approaching $400bn Marketcap Let’s break down how quickly things have turned around over the last 2 weeks. To give some context we started the month...

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First REIT Unaffected by New Tax Regulations; Material Impact on LMIRT

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 adviser. Earlier this year, the Indonesian Government has passed new regulations issued under Government Regulation No. 34/2017...

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Bitcoin Reflections: Massive Volume

Bitcoin Reflections: Massive Volume Last week we were discussing the rough first quarter that Bitcoin has had. However with a single day this week the narrative appears to have changed. Some people may rejoicing a bit too early, however the volume spike this week is nothing to scoff at. The question one needs to ask is who was behind this massive spike and why now? This is a complicated question. The internet is littered with stories that range from the currency crisis in Iran to certain technical objectives that were hit. This reflections is going to give you an...

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Analysis of Qualitas Medical Ltd Upcoming 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 adviser. Malaysia’s healthcare service provider Qualitas Medical Ltd (Qualitas) has begun marketing efforts for what is believed...

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Bitcoin Reflections: Bans & Hacks

Bitcoin Reflections: Bans & Hacks The resolve of coin holders is certainly being tested. After the euphoric blow out at the end of the year the last couple of months have been humbling. The last week has not been an exception. Long weekends are notorious in the world of Bitcoin. Volatility spikes as the institutional traders take a break and the market frequently sees large price movements. For seasoned traders who have built and mastered their trade setups, these can be very profitable opportunities as well. However for the market as a whole and long term holders, it can be...

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The Essentials of REIT Investing Seminar (Apr-2018)

Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) are one of the most reliable way to invest as they generate steady and consistent tax free cash flow. REITs also open up access for investors to participate in a diverse range of real estate assets with low capital outlay. Our co-founder Tam Ging Wien will be conducting a 3-hour REIT workshop on 18th April 2018 (Wed) from 7pm to 10pm entitled The Essentials of REIT Investing. We are offering a $10-off for all ProButterfly blog readers. With this $10-off discount, this event is just $15! Just use the promo-code “TENOFF” to immediately get $10-off the...

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The Beginner’s Guide to Analysing Financial Statements – Cash Flow Statement

The Beginner’s Guide to Analysing Financial Statements – Cash Flow Statement 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: In our last “The Beginner’s Guide to…” series, we covered the The Beginner’s Guide to Understanding The 3 Financial Statements. After having an understand of the 3 financial statements, we continue the series with analysing these financial statements in...

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Bitcoin Reflections: OKcoin Contract Manipulation

Bitcoin Reflections: OKcoin Contract Manipulation Last week we were starting to put some structure in and finally had a week where the positive news was keeping the negative outlook in check. However this week a series of actions on a large future exchange along with a long weekend has resulted in another volatile week. From a news perspective this week there were a few major stories that captured headlines. However the big story was the quarterly closing of a major futures contract.  Let’s recap where we are and what the future may bring.  OKcoin quarterly contract manipulation: Between 5:40am...

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The Essentials of REIT Investing Seminar (Apr-2018)

Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) are one of the most reliable way to invest as they generate steady and consistent tax free cash flow. REITs also open up access for investors to participate in a diverse range of real estate assets with low capital outlay. Our co-founder Tam Ging Wien will be conducting a 3-hour REIT workshop on 18th April 2018 (Wed) from 7pm to 10pm entitled The Essentials of REIT Investing. We are offering a $10-off for all ProButterfly blog readers. With this $10-off discount, this event is just $15! Just use the promo-code “TENOFF” to immediately get $10-off the...

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Uber To Sell SEA Biz to Grab; But Where Does This Leave 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 adviser. Just today, Bloomberg and Reuters broke news with regards to Uber’s exit from the Southeast Asian (SEA) market....

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An Honest and Blunt View of the Sasseur 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 adviser. In last week’s post, we shared with our ProButtefly readers a Qualitative Analysis of Sasseur REIT....

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Bitcoin Reflections: 24th March 2018

Bitcoin Reflections: 24th March 2018 Another volatile week in the world of Bitcoin. Price fluctuated between $7,222.4 and $9,195.5. That represents nearly a $2,000 range, where price tested the resolve of both the bulls and the bears. While price has recovered from it’s lows and currently trades around $8,900 range, this week’s price action has left a lot of people confused. Let’s unpack what happened in the week to see if we can make sense of the volatility. 1. Pre G20 Summit Meeting As mentioned in our reflections last week the G20 summit meeting could act as a catalyst to...

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Macro Thursdays: The Flows of Money are Changing

At ProButterfly our goal is simply to help our readers understand the financial landscape and make intelligent investing decisions. Our current offering provide users with an overview of equities, REITs and cryptocurrencies. One factor that we were missing was a macro view that looked into commodities, demographics & interest rates. We were sharing this information with our private clients but now are making part of our research available publicly as well. We hope you enjoy and benefit from this information! Capital Outflows from the US Between the years of 2012 – 2016 the United States was the beneficiary of...

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Qualitative Analysis of Upcoming Sasseur 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 adviser. A new REIT is coming to town! Sasseur REIT has just lodged its preliminary prospectus on...

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