thefinance.sg Archives - 22 February 2018, Thursday

  • Fancy a spring clean for your financial house?

    Fancy a spring clean for your financial house? | TheFinance.sg

    thefinance.sg 13 Feb '18, 1am

    With Chinese New Year just around the corner, many people will be busy tidying up the house, throwing unnecessary stuff and sweeping the dust away to welcome the New Year. While you are at it, how about spring cleaning your personal finances too? Now is a great time to organize your f...

  • "Japan Foods Holdings: Initiation Report" via

    Japan Foods Holdings: Initiation Report | TheFinance.sg

    thefinance.sg 11 Feb '18, 11pm

    Business Model of Japan Foods Holdings Japan Foods Holdings Limited (‘Japan Foods’) is a leading Food and Beverage (’F&B’) Group specialising in quality and authentic Japanese cuisine. It is established in 1997 and listed on the Catalist Board of SGX in 2009 (stock ticker SGX: 5OI). I...

  • Lessons learned from the fall of bitcoin | TheFinance.sg

    thefinance.sg 05 Feb '18, 6pm

    Manish January 23, 2018 on Why Dollar-Cost Averaging is overrated Bob January 22, 2018 on Cryptocurrency and Bitcoin: Should Investors Still Jump Into These Today? [BidAndAsk] Myfinancekits January 18, 2018 on Will 2018 Be The Year For Investors? ANON January 9, 2018 on Why Dollar Cos...

  • 5 Step Analysis of Japan Foods Holdings (SGX: 5OI) | TheFinance.sg

    thefinance.sg 05 Feb '18, 12am

    Manish January 23, 2018 on Why Dollar-Cost Averaging is overrated Bob January 22, 2018 on Cryptocurrency and Bitcoin: Should Investors Still Jump Into These Today? [BidAndAsk] Myfinancekits January 18, 2018 on Will 2018 Be The Year For Investors? ANON January 9, 2018 on Why Dollar Cos...

  • 10 Key Things To Know About Frasers Hospitality Trust | TheFinance.sg

    thefinance.sg 04 Feb '18, 11pm

    (Frasers H-Trust) is an SGX-listed stapled group that invests specifically in hospitality based properties. Frasers H-Trust was listed on 14 July 2014 with an initial portfolio of 12 properties worth S$ 1.67 billion. Since then, it has grown its portfolio to 15 properties worth S$ 2.4...

  • I Repurchased M1 Again! | TheFinance.sg

    thefinance.sg 21 Jan '18, 11pm

    2 posts ago, I asked readers to choose a counter, that I bought recently, to review. Many commented on CWX Global Limited, which I believe I had already explained quite significantly in that particular post. Therefore, I was reluctant to write about it. Luckily, someone else commented...

  • STI Since 1990: Is this Bull still charging ahead in 2018 to beat 2007 Bull?

    STI Since 1990 | TheFinance.sg

    thefinance.sg 17 Jan '18, 12am

    I'm a 52 year old part time trader who trade only in Singapore SGX exchange listed stocks. I am working towards the target to an early retirement or at least out of rat race when I receive my CPF saving on Sep 2011, and top up with the accumulated nett profits from stocks trading. I h...

  • My Personal Analysis of Silverlake Axis | TheFinance.sg

    thefinance.sg 14 Jan '18, 11pm

    This is my first personal analysis for the year 2018. Silverlake Axis has always been on my watchlist. It is a complex company for me to analyse and with my limited knowledge, I decide to do my best in analyzing this company and hope to make the right decision on whether to dive into ...

  • "Manulife US REIT review" via TheFinance.sg

    Manulife US REIT review | TheFinance.sg

    thefinance.sg 14 Jan '18, 9am

    As part of potentially investing in Manulife US REIT, I am writing a set of posts to determine whether this could be an addition to my stock portfolio. In the spirit of trying to be objective (though I already have some bias toward buying the stock), I am going to try to approach this...

  • The Fall of Singapore Post since 2015 | TheFinance.sg

    thefinance.sg 07 Jan '18, 11pm

    2017 was a fantastic year for all investors as prices went up across almost all asset classes. This was true for most investors in Singapore’s stock market unless you somehow managed to pick up duds like.. Singapore Post. At S$1.25 per share, SingPost’s share price had declined 41.6% ...

  • "Riskiest REITs based on their beta" via TheFinance.sg

    Riskiest REITs based on their beta | TheFinance.sg

    thefinance.sg 07 Jan '18, 4am

    The Singapore stock exchange has many REITs to choose from and investors usually base their buying decision on dividend yields. But how many have stopped to think of the risk of a REIT? What is risk? By risk, I mean how much the price of a REIT fluctuates. I.e. its volatility In the f...

  • 7 years of blogging – flashbacks | TheFinance.sg

    thefinance.sg 05 Jan '18, 9am

    Blogging over the years has been a therapeutic hobby to me. It helped me to settle my ever-whirling thoughts, forced me to research whenever I am confused, made me reflect upon my actions and remember the knowledge and experiences over the years (whenever I look back at those archives...

  • "Should You Invest In RE&S Holdings Ltd Or No Signboard Holdings Ltd?" via TheFinance.sg

    Should You Invest In RE&S Holdings Ltd Or No Signboard Holdings Ltd? | TheFinance.sg

    thefinance.sg 14 Dec '17, 11pm

    Food establishments enjoy high visibility among consumers, while food is ingrained in our Singaporean DNA and culture. We socialise over food, crave the latest food trend, queue up for new food outlets eager to taste the new items. There are plenty of food outlet options ranging from ...

  • What Is BlockChain? 5 Things You Don’t Want To Miss in 2018 | TheFinance.sg

    thefinance.sg 11 Dec '17, 9am

    In line with Singapore’s goal of becoming a Smart Nation , the country is gearing towards integrating blockchain into the daily lives of Singaporeans. Distributed ledger technology (DLT ), also known as blockchain, is an electronic database that synchronises and shares among numerous ...

  • How To Spend Your Year End Bonus ?: Time flies and we are at the end of 3rd Qtr 2017 with Thanks Giving

    How To Spend Your Year End Bonus ? | TheFinance.sg

    thefinance.sg 04 Dec '17, 8am

    <This article first appeared in “Seedly” on 13th Dec 2017 , one of the leading social network for investors who believe that anyone can achieve financial freedom with the right tools and the right mindset . ( here ) > Time flies and we are at the end of 3rd Qtr 2017 with Thanks Giving...

  • Siegel’s Paradox – Impact of losses are greater than gains | TheFinance.sg

    thefinance.sg 01 Dec '17, 9am

    Jonathan Harrington November 12, 2017 on Updates to the Free Google Stock Portfolio Tracker avgjoe October 23, 2017 on My portfolio at 23 years old Fred October 22, 2017 on 3 Things People Forget to Consider when Investing in a Condominium Property Fred October 18, 2017 on How Poor Ar...

  • Highlights of Gold Opportunities on SGX

    Highlights of Gold Opportunities on SGX | TheFinance.sg

    thefinance.sg 27 Nov '17, 11pm

    This document is not intended for distribution to, or for use by or to be acted on by any person or entity located in any jurisdiction where such distribution, use or action would be contrary to applicable laws or regulations or would subject Singapore Exchange Limited (“SGX ”) to any...

  • Should You Cancel Your Aviva MINDEF/MHA Group Insurance After You ORD? | TheFinance.sg

    thefinance.sg 27 Nov '17, 10am

    The quickest way to look at insurance is that everyone pays their premium which accumulates into a pool of money. This pool of money will then be used for anyone in the group that ends up having the need to claim for whatever the policy is intended for. When it comes to insurance, get...

  • USD Tethers Seriously?: Ok wait. Just a moment. What is Tether? Please pardon me for my strings of crypto post…

    USD Tethers Seriously? | TheFinance.sg

    thefinance.sg 24 Nov '17, 12pm

    Ok wait. Just a moment. What is Tether? Please pardon me for my strings of crypto post recently. But let me simplify it, so what on earth is Tether?? Tether is a cryptocurrency that has the representation of 1 USD and “backed by a U.S Dollars held in the reserevs of the Tether Limited...

  • Analysis of Cromwell European REIT&#039;s Re-Launched IPO | TheFinance.sg

    thefinance.sg 20 Nov '17, 4pm

    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 a...

  • A week as a cryptocurrency trader – Results: Yes. Trader. As mentioned earlier, I’ve not exactly been a trader and… https://t.co/rvrzDOS5Eg

    A week as a cryptocurrency trader – Results | TheFinance.sg

    thefinance.sg 20 Nov '17, 6am

    Yes. Trader. As mentioned earlier, I’ve not exactly been a trader and not very well versed in TA. To prepare myself, I’ve taken plenty of time recently to understand the crypto market, technology behinds it and picking up various TA skills, discipline and risk management before my for...

  • My Personal Analysis of CapitaLand Commercial Trust: CapitaLand Commercial Trust catches my eye when I was…

    My Personal Analysis of CapitaLand Commercial Trust | TheFinance.sg

    thefinance.sg 07 Nov '17, 4pm

    CapitaLand Commercial Trust catches my eye when I was researching on REITs that own car parks in their portfolio. If you didn’t know, Golden Shoe Car Park is one of the assets in CapitaLand Commercial Trust portfolio. But in general, CapitaLand Commercial Trust is similar to Keppel RE...

  • Singapore Residents First to get New Bitcoin Monaco-Visa Branded Debit Card

    Singapore Residents First to get New Bitcoin Monaco-Visa Branded Debit Card | TheFinance.sg

    thefinance.sg 05 Nov '17, 4pm

    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 base...

  • The Bitcoin Bubble | TheFinance.sg

    thefinance.sg 03 Nov '17, 6pm

    PUT the word Bitcoin into Google and you get (in Britain, at least) four adverts at the top of the list: “Trade Bitcoin with no fees”, “Fastest Way to Buy Bitcoin”, “Where to Buy Bitcoins” and “Looking to Invest in Bitcoins”. Travelling to work on the tube this week, your blogger saw ...

  • "Analysis of Keppel KBS US REIT IPO" via TheFinance.sg

    Analysis of Keppel KBS US REIT IPO | TheFinance.sg

    thefinance.sg 02 Nov '17, 7am

    A joint-venture (JV) between Keppel Corporation and KBS Pacific Advisors is seeking to raise $448mil in a Singapore initial public offering of Keppel-KBS US REIT (KKREIT). This post first appeared on ProButterfly.com on 31-Oct-2017 and also on InvestingNote . It was written by our vet...

  • Portfolio – October 2017: Current Portfolio (31/10/2017) No. Counters No. of Shares Market Price (SGD) Total Value… https://t.co/ymG2AgTXph

    Portfolio – October 2017 | TheFinance.sg

    thefinance.sg 01 Nov '17, 12pm

    On the other hand, I’ve also dipped my toes into Cryptocurrency in late October after reading much on them. Crypto investing is very risky and there is no value tied to the coin. Having that said, I’m prepared to lose every cents that I’m invested in Cryptocurrency. I’ve entered the c...

  • FB LIVE: Could This Be The Future Of Money?: It can be pretty difficult to ignore the surge of cryptocurrencies and…

    FB LIVE: Could This Be The Future Of Money? | TheFinance.sg

    thefinance.sg 30 Oct '17, 10am

    It can be pretty difficult to ignore the surge of cryptocurrencies and bitcoin taking over social media and traditional media alike. Many have been describing it as the modern day gold, in the tech-infused world of today. With any good revolution, it is often split right down the midd...

  • Keppel KBS US REIT | TheFinance.sg

    thefinance.sg 29 Oct '17, 11pm

    Keppel-KBS US REIT (“Keppel US REIT”) is offering 262,773,400 units at US$0.88 per unit (with over-allotment option). The REIT is established to invest in a diversified portfolio of income-producing commercial and real estate related assets in United States. While the IPO is not regis...

  • New Toy – Mi Smart Scale: KPO purchase a new toy from Lazada – Xiao Mi: Mi Smart Scale to keep track of his weight… https://t.co/vl6RZChQgL

    New Toy – Mi Smart Scale | TheFinance.sg

    thefinance.sg 27 Oct '17, 6pm

    KPO purchase a new toy from Lazada – Xiao Mi: Mi Smart Scale to keep track of his weight loss journey but CZM thinks it is a waste of money. Hahahaha. The “kiam ” part of me is also telling me that I should not be wasting money but the devils (Lazada and Xiao Mi) won in the end. What ...

  • Buy and Hold – Who sold you that idea? | TheFinance.sg

    thefinance.sg 25 Oct '17, 2pm

    I’ve read the 2 recent posts from 2 wise seniors – Uncle CW8888 and SMOL recently. Allow me to induce some flavors of this 2 seniors into this blog post. Everyone knows what buying and holding is.. So what exactly is buy and hold?? Being curious.. I went online to google about the exa...