thefinance.sg Archives - 23 March 2012, Friday

  • Wall Street retreats but bull market still alive.

    Wall Street retreats but bull market still alive.

    thefinance.sg 23 Mar '12, 8am

    Wall Street retreats but bull market still alive. by mmltrader on March 23, 2012 Wall Street retreats but bull market still alive…. Read the full article → Related posts:Wall Street the Other Las Vegas by Nicolas Darvas A Random Walk Down Equity Street Daily Comment on the US and SG m...

  • Recovable nominations now permissible under new fatwa, says Muis

    thefinance.sg 22 Mar '12, 8am

    MUIS has issued a new fatwa permitting Muslim to make recovable nomination on their insurance policies. Previously, only irrecovable nominations were permitted. With this, there are 5 estate planning tools available for Muslims: Irrecovable insurance nominations Recovable insurance no...

  • What’s the difference between Price and Value

    thefinance.sg 21 Mar '12, 8pm

    According to Benjamin Graham in his book The intelligent investor, Mr Market is a place where you are offer to buy or sell your shares. When Mr Market is feeling optimistic, we will have to pay a high price for the shares we are buying. When Mr Market is feeling upset or moody, we are...

  • Oil prices- a negative for property

    thefinance.sg 21 Mar '12, 12pm

    Everyone knows that property has been propped up by low interest rates and excess cash liquidity in the world. If you haven’t noticed yet, the finance sector in Singapore has been silently retrenching people since last November.These banks are mainly those europe ones due to the euro-...

  • Mapletree Industrial Trust

    Mapletree Industrial Trust

    thefinance.sg 21 Mar '12, 8am

    Recall: Mapletree Industrial Trust (MIT) reported strong 3Q result last month and a few analysts had upgraded the target prices since then while maintaining their buy calls. From my record, target prices ranges from $1.24 to $1.35, with forecasted DPU of 8 to 8.7ct for fy12-13. 2 week...

  • Investment Moats Weekly Reads 21 Mar

    thefinance.sg 21 Mar '12, 2am

    Investment Moats Weekly Reads 21 Mar by Drizzt on March 21, 2012 Here are this week’s reads Strategies Picking Mutual Funds for an Average Investor [WSJ ] 3 Rules for the Outsider Investor [Interloper ] 3 behavioral problems investors suffer from [TBP ] Know when to walk away, know wh...

  • Yongnam: Immediate support at 25c.

    Yongnam: Immediate support at 25c.

    thefinance.sg 20 Mar '12, 8pm

    Yongnam: Immediate support at 25c. by AK71 on March 20, 2012 Yongnam’s share price has been rather stable. As a counter’s share price sees a reduction in volatility, Bollinger Bands would start to narrow and “squeeze”. The beginning of such a squeeze is being observed here. Daily char...

  • Basic Categories of Stocks and Identifying Them Correctly for Diversification Purposes Part 2

    thefinance.sg 20 Mar '12, 10am

    Basic Categories of Stocks and Identifying Them Correctly for Diversification Purposes Part 2 by Calvin Yeo on March 20, 2012 This is a continuation from Categories of Stocks and Identifying Them Correctly for Diversification Purposes Part 1 , where we discussed on the Cyclicality of ...

  • Go for your medical checkups!

    thefinance.sg 20 Mar '12, 6am

    You have touched on something dear to my heart. I believed that you know I’m reviewing my parents insurance policies. For so long, I’ve been asking them to do a medical check up but they just refused to do so. As you mention, early detection means a higher chance of recovery. Another ...

  • HSBC launches new product – Early Critical Care

    thefinance.sg 20 Mar '12, 6am

    Coverage of 28 Early, 27 Intermediate and 30 Critical Stage Medical Conditions – making early treatments possible Additional coverage on 4 Special Critical Illnesses – not commonly offered in the market such as dengue haemorrhagic fever Total of 90 covered illness (including Angioplas...

  • Taking Action Towards Financial Freedom

    Taking Action Towards Financial Freedom

    thefinance.sg 19 Mar '12, 11pm

    Taking Action Towards Financial Freedom by Panzer on March 20, 2012 Those of you who are regular visitors to me blog would have noticed that the frequency of my blog posts are going down. It is part of the evolution of this blog , in that this blog has allowed me to articulate many of...

  • Trading REITs

    thefinance.sg 19 Mar '12, 11pm

    Trading REITs? Why not? Occasionally, trading opportunities do exist in certain REITs. I am not talking about the usual trend trading which I used for growth stocks. Instead, I adopted the ‘buy-for-rebound’ strategy by buying on price weaknesses. I have a watchlist that contains mainl...

  • Tay Fund Semi-Annual Letter

    thefinance.sg 19 Mar '12, 4pm

    Tay Fund Semi-Annual Letter by juno.tay on March 19, 2012 Our macro thesis for investing in financial institutions was laid out earlier on in the following posts: Tea with a macro-investor, thoughts on the financial sector Tay Fund Commentary 2011 , and more specifically, our investme...

  • Spring in UK

    Spring in UK

    thefinance.sg 19 Mar '12, 6am

    Spring in UK by I on March 19, 2012 just a picture of blooming flowers taken near my school Read the full article → Related posts:gone too soon You can’t out run the bear! Big Picture Cancel reply Leave a Comment Name * E-mail * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify...

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  • Girl,11, molested by uncle 20 times. This can happen to your daughter.

    thefinance.sg 18 Mar '12, 11pm

    Girl,11, molested by uncle 20 times. This can happen to your daughter. by Wilfred Ling on March 19, 2012 According to a Straits Times article Coach driver molested niece when she was 11 , it was reported that the girl’s uncle molested her 20 times. She did not dare to report it earlie...

  • Understanding Asset and Liability (2)

    thefinance.sg 18 Mar '12, 5pm

    Understanding Asset and Liability (2) by Createwealth8888 on March 18, 2012 Read? Understanding Asset and Liability This concept of asset and liability can be extended to stocks investing. When we invent in stocks without using margins or leverages we are buying assets; but when we ar...

  • Apple – US$960?

    Apple – US$960?

    thefinance.sg 18 Mar '12, 12pm

    A quick glance and every single figure is increasing year on year other than ipod. Mac sales increases by around 25% yearly as a result of perhaps brand loyalty coming from iphone and ipad. Ipod is on a downtrend due to the redundancy in having a iphone and ipod at the same time. Most...

  • Which type of insurance is best for me

    Which type of insurance is best for me

    thefinance.sg 18 Mar '12, 6am

    Throughout the years in my career, many people had asked me this question -” Which type of insurance is best for me?” The answer is very simple. Different insurance meets different needs. It depends of your lifestyle, background, dreams and personality to find something that suits you...

  • Global Investments Limited (GIL) Rights Issue

    thefinance.sg 17 Mar '12, 10am

    Global Investments Limited (GIL) Rights Issue by Drizzt on March 17, 2012 There is a reason some stocks are never to be touched. Stocks that you do not understand what their business is. Stocks that have business subjecting them to risks of losing all their capital. Global Investments...

  • Tay Fund Portfolio NAV Update March 2012

    Tay Fund Portfolio NAV Update March 2012

    thefinance.sg 17 Mar '12, 6am

    Tay Fund Portfolio NAV Update March 2012 by juno.tay on March 17, 2012 Accurate as of 17 March 2012 Initial Net Asset Value: $10.00 Net Asset Value as of March 17 2012: $12.02 Hypothetical Growth of $10,000 invested since September 2011 (NAV at September 2011 was $9.71) * A total retu...

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  • Opportunity and Outcome??? (2)

    Opportunity and Outcome??? (2)

    thefinance.sg 15 Mar '12, 9pm

    Once we understand the investing model we will know that having money at hand for crisis investing is not enough. Our money at hand is just our fuel as supply to the Input. During deep economic crisis, it is likely that our own likelihood may be threatened. Can our investing mind stil...

  • Warren Buffett: Why stocks beat gold and bonds

    thefinance.sg 15 Mar '12, 4pm

    Warren Buffett: Why stocks beat gold and bonds by juno.tay on March 15, 2012 Adapation from his 2012 shareholder, Warren Buffett explains why equities almost beat alternative investments most of the time. I hope you enjoy it. By Warren Buffett FORTUNE — Investing is often described as...

  • Singapore Airshow helps SIA’s Feb load factor!

    thefinance.sg 15 Mar '12, 2pm

    Singapore Airshow helps SIA’s Feb load factor! by Dou on March 15, 2012 On 15/Mar, Singapore shares ended lower amid worries that Beijing may not relax a policy aimed at cooling the nation’s housing market. STI ended lower at 3025.84 (0.02%) with LOW VOL of 1.28 billion shares traded ...

  • Resistance 1400

    Resistance 1400

    thefinance.sg 15 Mar '12, 8am

    Resistance 1400 by mmltrader on March 15, 2012 S&P facing resistance 1400…. Read the full article → Related posts:Strong Resistance CapitaMalls Asia: Testing $1.88 resistance. Daily Comment on the US and SG market (05/07/2011) Cancel reply Leave a Comment Name * E-mail * Website Notif...

  • Personal compilation of stocks sorted by year to date returns

    thefinance.sg 15 Mar '12, 6am

    Some of you believe that market can continue to climb higher in the near term. Thus, i have done a personal compilation of stocks and sort them based mainly on analyst consensus target prices, year to date returns, coupled with some reports which i read previously. These counters have...

  • What Should You Do With Your Money?

    thefinance.sg 14 Mar '12, 10pm

    Since the blog’s inception in December in 2010, it has garnered over 15,000 views – something which I am both amazed and humbled at. Looking back, it has been an exhilarating journey of refining my mental models that I use to approach investing. Although the basics of what I do is sti...

  • Highest since 2008.

    Highest since 2008.

    thefinance.sg 14 Mar '12, 8am

    S&P hit the highest since 2008…. Read the full article → Related posts:How are you measuring up with your investment return? (3) manulife’s ads on highest par fund returns Singtel moves big into mobile advertising with purchase of Amobee

  • Musings…

    thefinance.sg 14 Mar '12, 2am

    “The body is balanced when it neither leans backward nor forward nor sideways. The mind is balanced when it neither leans into the past nor the future nor into distractions in the present.” “When we are too eager for someone to understand something, it means we still don’t understand....

  • Value Investing Summit 2012 Malaysia

    Value Investing Summit 2012 Malaysia

    thefinance.sg 13 Mar '12, 10pm

    Value Investing Summit 2012 Malaysia by Calvin Yeo on March 14, 2012 Dear readers, I would like to direct your attention to an exciting value investing summit happening right here in KL. Yes! The mother of all value investing events is coming to KL this March 31st – April 1st. The spe...

  • Singapore Property News This Week #42

    thefinance.sg 13 Mar '12, 4pm

    Summer Scent, a freehold residential development located at Hougang Avenue 2 and Upper Serangoon Road, has been launched for sale. The 16-unit development has sold six of its units, which consists of two-bedroom (581-1,711 sq ft) and three-bedroom (1,065-1,905 sq ft) units. Two-bedroo...