Hyflux: A case-study and a BIG (expensive) lesson

A background on Hyflux As a company focusing on sustainable solutions in the areas of water and energy, Hyflux provides solutions that contribute to resource optimisation and sustainable growth for the market. In 2001, the company was awarded its first municipal water treatment project in Singapore to supply and install the process equipment for the … Continue reading Hyflux: A case-study and a BIG (expensive) lesson

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Your Beginner’s Guide to ETFs

What is an ETF? An exchange traded fund, aka ETF, is a type of investment fund that is publicly listed on the stock exchange. ETFs generally track indices, commodities, fixed income securities, or a variety of asset classes, depending on the mandate of the fund. In many ways, it is similar to mutual funds in … Continue reading Your Beginner’s Guide to ETFs

Beyond the Numbers (Qualitative Analysis)

Looking solely at the Financial Statements to determine whether a company is worth your investment is definitely not enough. In this post, we would teach you how to LOOK BEYOND THE NUMBERS into the qualitative analysis of the company. What is Qualitative Analysis ? Aspects of a public company that aren't quantifiable or easily explained … Continue reading Beyond the Numbers (Qualitative Analysis)

Your beginner’s guide to REITs

First things first, Let's begin, What are REITs ? When people invest in REITs, the money is pooled together in a collective investment scheme that invests in a portfolio of income generating real estate assets such as shopping malls, offices, hotels or serviced apartments. How REITs work ? What are the different types of REITs … Continue reading Your beginner’s guide to REITs

Learning your first strategy: Net-Net Stock Investing

Lets cut to the chase, The "Net-Net Strategy" is essentially buying stocks at such a low price that an investor would come out ahead if the underlying company was shut down and liquidated. Kindly note that all stocks used are not recommendations and are only utilized for explanation purposes Understanding the following terms: Before we … Continue reading Learning your first strategy: Net-Net Stock Investing