Author: The Signal Blog

Turkish Lira Meltdown: Does It Affect Singapore Economy?

Everybody knows that the Turkish Lira has been going south toward a crisis, but Donald Trump, President of United States made a statement through Twitter after a speech was made by Erdogan, the Turkish President which lead the Turkish Lira plunge further. “There are various campaigns being carried out. Don’t heed them,” Erdogan said Thursday “Don’t forget, if they have their dollars, we have our people, our God. We are working hard. Look at what we were 16 years ago and look at us now,” Erdogan told supporters. As you can see, Trump’s tweet has rubbed salt into the wound –...

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Hosting Bright Students From Different Universities In Our Office!

Last week we hosted students from Southern University College (SUC), Johor, Malaysia and NTU Nanyang Business School in our office for their field trip visits. The students were awed to witness how a startup operates on a ground level. We also kept the atmosphere warm and as interactive as possible for the sessions! It was very interesting and heartwarming to know that students today are proactive and enthusiastic! They asked a lot more questions than expected, such as how our company started, how we secured our funding and partnerships. Our Marketing & Business Development Director Ethan, sharing about InvestingNote. As...

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#InsightsInterview with Financial Blogger, SmallCapAsia

This is # InsightsInterview Episode 2, with founder of  SmallCapAsia, financial blogger and exclusive InvestingNote marketplace provider, James Yeo. We launched of a series of short interviews called # InsightsInterview, to understand how reputable financial experts, bloggers and influencers in the InvestingNote community think as winning investors. This series is to showcase financial experts, influencers and bloggers on a personal and insightful manner, to get glimpse of their investment journeys and their insights on the market in the near future. Every one of them have different styles of investing, expertise in different types of securities and also have their own story to tell....

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The Grand Winner Of Our #FINDTHESTOCK Challenge!

Congratulations to our Grand Winner of our #FINDTHESTOCK challenge held last month, in collaboration with PhillipCapital! She’s the real lucky one to be chosen of hundreds of participants to be walking away with a 32″ Sharp LED TV, presented by the Marketing and Business Director of InvestingNote, Ethan! A special thanks to everyone who participated in our campaign. We’d have more campaigns to come so stay tuned! InvestingNote is the first and largest social network for investors in Singapore. Find out more about us here. Check out our upcoming Free Seminar here. Download our free app here:  ...

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UOB Shows 2Q Robust Results. Is It A Good Time To Buy Singapore Bank Stocks Now?

UOB has announced its 2Q18 net earnings of S$1077m on last Thursday, that’s +28% increase YoY and +10% QoQ. The outperformance came from a strong improvement in Net Interest Income which rose 14% YoY and 5% QoQ. In addition, Non-interest Income also grew 5% QoQ to S$800m. Net Interest Margin (NIM) eased off slightly from 1.84% in the previous quarter to 1.83% this quarter, but this is still an increase over 1.75% in 2Q17. Management has also declared an interim dividend of 50 cents (vs 35 cents in 2Q17), and this is payable on 28 Aug 2018. While DBS...

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AEM dropped 38% over 3 days, many investors got hurt

The 2017 top gainer stock has shocked many investors, as the recently plunged caught everyone off-guard. AEM shown close to 500% gains in year 2017, with the top stock price rallying from $0.13 to $0.83. Earlier this year, we mentioned the top 3 hot stocks with the highest returns in 2017, with AEM as considered one of them. One of our users even made a million dollar holding AEM since vested 3 years ago before closing his position in Feb 2018, we have mentioned him in this post. CGS-CIMB downgraded AEM to a target price of $0.69 from $1.19, on 31 Jul...

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Trump Plans To Impose Tariff From 10% To 25%, What Will Happen To Singapore Market?

Why 25% instead of 10%? That’s twice of the initial tariff level! On July 10 2018, Trump seeked to impose 10% on thousands of Chinese imports. While the tariffs would not be imposed until after a period of public comment, the proposed level was then raised to 25% by Trump – this could escalate the trade dispute between the world’s two biggest economies. Economically speaking, we know that by raising its tariff to a higher level simply serves as a motivation to motivate domestic producers to increase production of their output. This results in higher consumer prices, higher producer...

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SGX Bull Charge Stock Challenge!

We’re excited to announce that we’re partnering with SGX for the SGX Bull Charge Stock Challenge, which will be held on our platform! This challenge is only open to financial bloggers and finance professionals – trading representative/ remisier/ broker, fund manager, research analyst, financial advisor, who are over 18 years old. Physical Prize: SGX will make a donation of S$10,000 on behalf of the winner to SGX Bull Charge’s beneficiary-of-choice and winner of the challenge will take home a prize trophy. Intangible Prize: More publicity and awareness than you would expect! If you’re financial blogger or a finance professional, we urge you to join now to build...

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REITs & Defensive Investing Strategies with Market Outlook 2018 / Q4

It’s past the 2nd half of the year and it’s time for another Market Outlook for Q4. The FTSE REIT Index has show some signs of improvement since the dip in June. The question is, are REITs still good to buy in a hawkish interest rate environment? REITs and defensive blue chip stocks are considered as safe investment for dividends and capital gains, provided an investor knows what are the good stocks to buy, when to buy/sell or how to hold for long term. One might say the safest time to buy a REIT, is when everyone is afraid...

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#InsightsInterview with Veteran Financial Blogger TUBInvesting

We have launched a series of short interviews called #InsightsInterview, to understand how reputable financial experts, bloggers and influencers in the InvestingNote community think as winning investors. This series is to showcase financial experts, influencers and bloggers on a personal and insightful manner, to get glimpse of their investment journeys and their insights on the market in the near future. Every one of them have different styles of investing, expertise in different types of securities and also have their own story to tell. This is #InsightsInterview Episode 1, with Terence from TUBinvesting. T.U.B investing is short for “The Unique Bunch”. His...

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The Correct Answer To #FINDTHESTOCK Challenge

#FINDTHESTOCK Challenge has officially ended! . . . The correct stock is….. Sheng Siong! All those who have Sheng Siong in their answers submitted via the FB messenger link will be eligible for the draw! As we have hundreds of participants, we will be selecting the winners randomly over the next few days. If you receive the FB message from us via messenger over the next few days, you are a winner! Thank you everyone who participated in this campaign! InvestingNote is the first and largest social network for investors in Singapore. Find out more about us here. Download our free...

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LAST 2 HINTS OF THE DAY (27/7/18) FOR #FINDTHESTOCK CHALLENGE!

The LAST 2 daily hints of the #FINDTHESTOCK challenge to win a 32″ LED TV, Capitaland Vouchers & More! (27/7/18) Which stock do you think it is? Just try your luck as you can try more than once! Tell us which stock do you think it is via the FB messenger link by clicking the button below ↴ Quick notes: 1) All hints can be found within our app or website. For previous hints, refer here. 2) If you think that your answer might not be the correct answer, you are always welcome to try again! However, it’s limited to one try per...

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YOUR 2 HINTS OF THE DAY (26/7/18) FOR #FINDTHESTOCK CHALLENGE!

The next 2 daily hints of the #FINDTHESTOCK challenge! (26/7/18) Which stock do you think it is? Just try your luck as you can try more than once! Tell us which stock do you think it is via the FB messenger link by clicking the button below ↴ Quick notes: 1) All hints can be found within our app or website. For previous hints, refer here. 2) If you think that your answer might not be the correct answer, you are always welcome to try again! However, it’s limited to one try per day, only the first try of the day will be...

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Workshop Recap: Market Insights and Profiting From Corporate Actions

We had the Market Insights and Profiting From Corporate Actions workshop yesterday. It was a full house! During this workshop, Guang Sheng shared his insights and views of the current market.   Guang Sheng shared how funds and companies can influence prices based on his game theory experience. The attendees had these questions answered: How would all the recent developments in the market such as trade tariffs, oil prices and property cooling measures play out? Where should one invest then? Why is it important to understand how corporate actions affect stock prices What each corporate action means and how...

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YOUR 2 HINTS OF THE DAY (25/7/18) FOR #FINDTHESTOCK CHALLENGE!

The next 2 daily hints of the #FINDTHESTOCK challenge! (25/7/18) Which stock do you think it is? Just try your luck as you can try more than once! Tell us which stock do you think it is via the FB messenger link by clicking the button below ↴ Quick notes: 1) All hints can be found within our app or website. For previous hints, refer here. 2) If you think that your answer might not be the correct answer, you are always welcome to try again! However, it’s limited to one try per day, only the first try of the day will be...

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