Monthly Archives: May 2016

Sell in May and go away strategy: Why not a contrarian view?

The old saying sell in May and go away strategy seemed to have taken its toll this year when STI was sharply sold down from 2960.78 on 21st April to 2730.8 on 6th May 2016, a drop of 230 points, … Continue reading

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3 simple steps to start stock investing

Ethan Ho is a guest writer for our blog. He is part of the investing & financial literacy team that helps build the investingnote community. We thank you for his invaluable contribution.  In a previous article titled ‘5 reasons why stock … Continue reading

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How do we see perpetual bonds?

It is not uncommon to see companies dishing out bonds that are sliced into very small denominations to attract retail investors. During the past three months or so, we see at least 2-3 per month. These bonds are certainly not … Continue reading

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Feeling uncomfortable about Comfort-Delgro

I remember I had informed students in the Facebook closed group in mid-2015 that Comfort-Delgro (CD) has probably plateau after pricing all the good news. Recently, I repeated once more on 13 April 2015 when the share price hit $2.91. … Continue reading

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ST article – Over 4 out of 10 have not saved for retirement (1st May 2016)

I came across this article on the Sunday Times, 1st May yesterday. It was a poll made by insurer, Aviva entitled “Over 4 in 10 not saved for retirement”. One column that caught my attention was “Wish someone else sort … Continue reading

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