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Financial News that Move the Share Prices

The prices of shares react rapidly to the market moving news. Thus, it is important to keep ourselves updated with the latest news, especially during the trading hours. Not staying in touch with the latest news will lead to missed opportunities or financial losses. ..
 

Road Blocks in the Buy & Sell Queues

When we buy or sell our shares, we would want to transact at the best price. At the same time, we must ensure that we queue at a price level where our orders will be done. Queuing at an unfavourable price level will lead to our orders not done, thus leading to investment losses. ..
 

Identify the Strong Price Support Levels

In a falling price trend, we will see a short or long term rebound at significant support levels. We can execute our take-profit/cut-loss trades after the price rebounds from the support levels. Price supports are likely to form at: ..
 

Shares Buyback For Listed Companies

Listed companies buy back the company shares when they feel that the shares are trading at fair value or undervalued. The shares bought back by the companies can be used for the following purposes. ..
 

Buy Growth Stocks, Not Dividend Stocks

When we buy shares for long term investment, we will look for stocks with high dividend payout. However, the price trend of certain dividend stocks is on a continuous downtrend. If we invest in such companies, our capital loss will be more than the dividend payout received. ..
 

Know The Broker’s Buy/Sell Calls

Before we buy or sell our shares, it will be good if we know the brokers’ recommendations for the counter. It tells us the market sentiment of the counter and thus allowing us to gauge the profit margin based on the potential upside/downside. ..
 

Earnings Per Share

EPS represents the portion of a company’s net profits, based on the last fiscal year earnings as reported, allocated to each ordinary share. A widely used metric to determine a company’s profitability, EPS is also used in the computation of another important valuation metric, the Price/Earnings (P/E) ratio...
 

Forex & Futures In ShareInvestor WebPro & Station

The oil & gas companies listed in SGX are badly hit by the falling oil prices. The oil price peaked in Jun 2014 and has embarked on a downtrend since then. The Brent Oil price plunged from a high of USD114 per barrel in Jun 2014 to a 12 years low of USD27 per barrel in January this year. After which, it rebounded to the price range of USD40 to USD50 per barrel...
 

What are Leading, Lagging & Coincident Indicators?

We always hear about how indicators can help us in trading. However, knowing how to use indicators but not understanding their basics will not get you anywhere. The following are some useful information which will help you in your trading journey. ..
 

Cash Flow Analysis

A measure of the amount of cash generated by a company’s normal business operations. Operating cash flow is important because it indicates whether a company is able to generate sufficient positive cash flow to maintain and grow its operations, or whether it may require external financing...
 

Tap on the Wisdom of Crowds

Have you ever wondered what this is? You might have noticed this as something new in the following sections of ShareInvestor WebPro and Station...
 

New Feature Launched: Trailing Twelve Months Financials

In case you have not yet noticed, ShareInvestor now boasts of providing you with Trailing Twelve Months Financials. You can check out this feature for yourself by going to Financials and setting the Financials Filter to “Full Year”. ..
 

Transactions Of Directors And Substantial Shareholders

At times, we do see substantial shareholders or Directors/CEO of listed companies buying or selling the shares of a company. There are many reasons why these parties will sell the shares of their own company...
 

Opportunities In The Bear Market

There was a major dip in August in 2015, a partial recovery in October 2015 and a precipitous fall since the start of 2016...
 

The Dashboard Of Stocks

In 2015, the STI dropped more than 15%, making Singapore one of the worst performing markets in Asia. As we start the New Year, a common advice given by the various brokers is to adopt a defensive stance for our investment. One research report threw up a few familiar names like Venture, ST Engineering, Singtel, SATS and CapitaLand...
 

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