Author: SmallCapAsia

A Brief Guide to Investing

Guest Post by Dona Dimaculangan of Moneylenders Singapore, the top provider of customer reviews of legal money lenders as well as comparisons of personal loan offers in Singapore. Earning money has never been easy for anyone. It requires time and effort to achieve the desired gain. Successful people of all time have done utilization of the existing opportunities such as investing. They were able to share knowledge and techniques on how one would be successful in investing. What is Investing? Investing has been defined as allocating or committing capital or funds to an endeavor with the expectation of earning added...

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Is Design Studio (SGX:D11) a turnaround play?

I got a question from my reader a while back. I decided that it is with everyone’s best interests to learn together after soughting his permission so here goes: Question: Hi James, I wonder if I could have your thoughts on the following companies: 1) UMS holdings and its foray into aerospace 2) Design Studio and the recent poor results 3) Spindex and the recent poor results I have held DS and Spindex for some time now and am not sure whether the recent earnings misses constitute drops in fundamentals for the 2 companies. Answer In order to keep...

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5 Quick Things To Know About Riverstone Holdings Limited

Riverstone Holdings Limited was started in 1989. It manufactures healthcare gloves, nitrile gloves, finger cots, face masks, and packing bags. Most of its products are used in industries like healthcare, semiconductors, manufacturing, biotechnology and pharmaceutical. Its share price rose from SGD 0.225 per share in 2013 to about SGD 1.04 per share at the time of writing, a CAGR of 35.8% over 4 years. The share price has gone up substantially due to increase in the company’s net profit. Here are 5 Quick Things To Know About Riverstone Holdings. 1. Growth History The company earned a net profit of...

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UMS Holdings’ foray into Aerospace through JEP Holdings Limited

I got a question from my reader a while back. I decided that it is with everyone’s best interests to learn together after soughting his permission so here goes: Question: Hi James, I wonder if I could have your thoughts on the following companies: 1) UMS holdings and its foray into aerospace 2) Design Studio and the recent poor results 3) Spindex and the recent poor results I have held DS and Spindex for some time now and am not sure whether the recent earnings misses constitute drops in fundamentals for the 2 companies. Answer In order to keep...

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7 Things You should Know About Sasseur REIT IPO

According to the Sasseur REIT’s preliminary prospectus: “Sasseur REIT is the first outlet mall REIT to be listed in Asia with an Initial Portfolio comprising outlet malls located in the PRC. Unlike traditional retailing formats such as department stores and shopping malls, sales through outlet malls in the PRC are experiencing strong growth. Because of the strong growth momentum, the PRC’s outlet sector is expected to become the world’s largest outlet market by 2030.” The excerpt above sounds enticing. However, is it a really good investment? Without further ado, let’s dig more about the REIT’s information in this article....

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Step by Step Guide to Funding Societies: How To Use + FAQ

When it comes to investing, there are many investment options to choose from. Stocks, bonds, ETFs, mutual funds, you name it. However, there has been 1 very interesting investing option popping out recently and that is – P2P Lending. In the past, i have looked at P2P lending (or in fact, any P2P stuff) with skepticism because i personally feel that its too good to be true with the investment returns of 8% to even 15% annually! I decided to give Funding Societies a try due to the good feedback i heard from my friends and online reviews via...

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Q&A on these 2 stocks: Rowsley (SGX: A50) and Net Pacific Fin (SGX: 5QY)

Just a few days back, a reader sent in a question asking: “What are your thoughts for the following stocks?” I reckon’ed that it will be beneficial to share with everyone on my thoughts too. With his permission, here goes: 1. Rowsley (SGX: A50) Q1: This stock seem to be have big moves (up/down), what is the true value and growth of this stock? Looking at the recent results, it doesn’t make sense for us to look at the previous business since its not growing any longer. As for the future prospects, Rowsley announced that it had entered into a...

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10 Quick Things Investors Should Know About Creative (SGX: C76)

Unless you are stuck in a hole, you would have noticed how Creative (SGX: C76) have jumped more than 600% from just 2 weeks ago. *Slurps* So, what happened? Apparently, Creative Technology has released this game changer called Super X-Fi™ Headphone Holography. It won the won the prestigious AVS Forum ‘Best of CES 2018 Award’ at the world’s largest consumer electronics show. The new technology (they call it the “Holy Grail of Audio”) also garnered raving reviews of many Editors from Pcworld, Techhive etc. As a quick introduction, Creative Technology Ltd offers audio products such as sound blaster gaming headsets, speakers,...

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7 Red Flags to Spot a Stock in Trouble

“If we avoid the losers, the winners will take care of themselves.” Howard Marks Before investing our hard earned money in any stock, and thinking about how much we could potentially earn in an investment, we should first think about the potential downside of it. The good news is that we can easily spot companies that may be risky by just looking at their financial report. Here are the 7 red flags that all investors should be able to spot when looking at a company’s financial health. 1. Declining Earnings The business environment is full of uncertainties and competition....

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IOTEX ICO Review: What You need to know about IOTEX in 10 mins

1) What is IOTEX? IOT stands for Internet of Things. And IOTEX is a decentralized network for Internet of Things (IoT) powered by a privacy-centric blockchain. Problem Identified Despite its rapid evolution, IoT is still far from reaching mass adoption and lacks “killer applications” that would draw new users to the ecosystem. This is due to issues such as low scalability, high operating cost, privacy concerns and lack of functional values. Solution by IOTEX IoTeX is tackling this problem by introducing token economy into IoT spaces as the team strongly believe that crypto incentives as well as the community...

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Acute Angle Cloud (AAC) ICO Review

Acute Angle (Cloud) is a globally distributed IaaS service platform and is designed to be a basic-layer service platform based on blockchain technology which will realize global distributed cloud computing based on Acute Angle PC, Acute Angle Chain and IPFS (Interplanetary File System) (Acute Angle Platform). With the development and maturity of Acute Angle Cloud, it will gradually support a value system that uses AAC as a circulation medium. Check out its whitepaper ENGLISH here. So, what is Acute Angle PC about? The Acute Angle PC is a key part of the Acute Angle ecosystem. The PC is a...

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Pchain ICO Review – Decentralized Promotion Mechanism

Pchain ICO Review So what is Pchain? Pchain or Promotion Chain, aims to bring about a decentralized promotion system to resolve the issues facing traditional promotion industry today. You can check out their whitepaper here. The Big Problem: Small businesses have to do marketing (promotion) effectively to uplift their brand awareness and in turn, make profits. This can be broken down into 4 big issues as shown below: In short, under existing industrial structure, product manufacturers have almost no controlling power over promotional behaviors. Promotion only relies on previous experience, money input and luck. Therefore, promotional effects cannot be guaranteed....

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Huobi HADAX Exchange – Vote for Token Listing

Before we get started, if you want to grab some free tokens, watch out for the LIVE Huobi Talk for their new HADAX exchange. Check out the link here -> https://www.youtube.com/HuobiPro/live Date & Time: 20 – 28 Feb 2018, 11pm GMT +8 Moving on, we will be covering 4 main topics: Huobi Talk HADAX Details How to List in HADAX How HADAX Voting works And without further ado… 1) Huobi Talk What is Huobi Talk? It is the No.1 Talk Show That Gives You Insights In Blockchain. You can ask them anything on Twitter @Huobi_Pro if you have any questions about HADAX....

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5 Step Analysis of Japan Foods Holdings (SGX: 5OI)

This original post is written by Alpacainvestments.blogpost.sg. Japan Foods Holding (JFH) has recently caught my attention, after I have started screening for stocks again. JFH operates a wide range of F&B outlets selling Japanese food. We may be familiar with the Ajisen Ramen brand, which accounts for the bulk of JFH’s revenue (39.5%). JFH also operates brands including Menya Musashi and Keika Ramen. It has operations in Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Hong Kong and China. JFH Annual Report 2017 The firm has a four pronged strategy to grow its business – developing new concepts, cost control, overseas expansion and network expansion/consolidation....

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A Step by Step Guide on How to Open a Huobi Account

Introduction to Huobi.Pro In case you didn’t know, Huobi is one of the TOP 10 cryptocurrency exchanges by trade volume. As of 3rd Feb 2018, it is ranked the number 8th in the list (sourced from coinmarketcap.com). Check it out here -> https://coinmarketcap.com/exchanges/volume/24-hour/   On top of that, Huobi has been very active recently, launching their own HUOBI TOKENS (HT) and ramping up a lot of promotions and stuff.   If you are interested, you can check out more details below: https://www.huobi.pro/ht/intro_worth/ https://support.huobipro.com/hc/en-us/articles/360000198471-HT-Give-away-Plan https://huobiglobal.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/360000301432 https://www.huobi.pro/ht/points/ [Actual URL to purchase the Huobi Tokens] Anyway, for today, we will check out how...

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