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  • If You Don’t Know These 10 Blue Chip Stocks, You Are Not Considered A Singaporean.
    by VA Drwealth on December 15, 2017 at 2:55 am

    In poker, the “blue chip” is considered the chip that has the highest value.In stock market terms, this refers to nationally recognised, well-established, and financially sound companies. They are typically the largest listed companies in Singapore by market capitalisation, and a synonym for STI ETF.Blue chip are known to be relatively stable due to their […]

  • No choice but to upgrade housing and pay more
    by Paul Ho on December 15, 2017 at 12:00 am

    Singaporeans are known to strive for high standards of living but is the Singapore system designed such that we have no choice but to upgrade all the time and end up with high cost of living? What if we are simple people and we really do not need to keep upgrading our lifestyle and are [&hellip The post No choice but to upgrade housing and pay more appeared first on iCompareLoan Resources. […]

  • I can no longer afford to make insurance premium – what to do?
    by Paul Ho on December 14, 2017 at 7:46 am

    Buying insurance is a long-term commitment as your agent will remind you. And it can be painful to see your bank balance drop after each deduction for your insurance premium. What more if you are facing financial difficulties or have entered into retirement.   Angeline C Image Credit: Umbrella, Gerait, Pixabay What do you do [&hellip The post I can no longer afford to make insurance premium – what to do? appeared first on iCompareLoan Resources. […]

  • 新加坡房屋贷款须知
    by Paul Ho on December 13, 2017 at 12:00 am

    新加坡房屋贷款须知   每个人,每户家庭, 都离不开房屋贷款。人生有几个阶段:-   结婚,搬进第一间房子。   生孩子,需要更大的房子。 […]

  • How many stocks should you have in your portfolio?
    by Alvin Chow on December 12, 2017 at 9:47 pm

    You may have wondered about this question before. How many stocks should I own to be “sufficiently diversified”? You may have gotten advise from people (especially the finance professionals) advocating the importance of diversifying your portfolio. Because: “Having too little stocks is risky.” On the other hand, you may have probably also heard others stress about […]

  • Huge 4-Digit Drop Imminent in Gold: We’re Up 320 Pips Already!
    by Mark Shawzin on December 12, 2017 at 6:57 pm

    Home About Mark Reviews blog products Contact Us - Select -HomeAbout MarkReviewsblogproductsContact Us Huge 4-Digit Drop Imminent in Gold: We’re Up 320 Pips Already! Mark Shawzin Right now we have two short positions in spot gold with a collective profit of over 320 pips. That’s a great start. But I expect these profits are just […]

  • What Exactly Is Mutual Funds or Units Trust? 5 Things You Must Know
    by Editorial Team on December 12, 2017 at 8:59 am

    We all love saving and having more money or growing our assets.For not savvy and technical investors, investing in unit trusts (e.g mutual fund Singapore), and equities are deemed safer ways to grow your money. It’s a no-brainer to value every penny you invest, so make it count to the last cent.What Exactly Is Mutual […]

  • What Is FinTech? Here Are The 10 Fastest Growing FinTechs in Singapore 2018
    by Editorial Team on December 11, 2017 at 6:10 am

    Content What is FinTech?The rise of Singapore FinTech#1. GrabPay#2. M-DAQ#3. MatchMove Pay #4. QUOINE#5. TradeHero#6. Otonomos#7. Numoni#8. Mesitis#9. Fastacash#10. Alpha Fintech What is FinTech?FinTech is short for financial technology. It is wherever technology that provides financial services. It can also be used to aid companies to manage the financial functions of their business, which includes software, […]

  • What Is BlockChain? 5 Things You Don’t Want To Miss in 2018
    by Editorial Team on December 11, 2017 at 5:05 am

    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 sites, countries, and networks. In case you haven't already know the Bitcoin that people […]

  • 4 possible reasons the URA has started to “take names” among developers
    by Ryan ONG on December 10, 2017 at 12:00 am

    The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) has been doing a lot of probing of late. Marketing agents have been asked to send details such as bidder names, bid prices, results, etc. from private en-bloc proceedings. The big question is, why? URA hasn’t shown this much interest before. And whenever a government body starts asking questions, it’s [&hellip The post 4 possible reasons the URA has started to “take names” among developers appeared first on iCompareLoan […]

  • Interview with 938 NOW – How does SIBOR methodology changes affect Home Loans
    by Paul Ho on December 9, 2017 at 7:13 am

    Association of Banks of Singapore (ABS) and Singapore Foreign Exchange  Market Committee (SFEMC) proposals to improve the robustness of the market benchmarks and is calling for industry consultations and suggestions for improving the Sibor calculation methodology and scrapping the Sibor (12 month) due to lack of sufficient trading volume. update 10th Dec 2017   Image [&hellip The post Interview with 938 NOW – How does SIBOR methodology changes affect Home Loans appeared […]

  • 3,357 Pips In Just One Week (And How To Get More)
    by Mark Shawzin on December 5, 2017 at 5:05 pm

    Home About Mark Reviews blog products Contact Us - Select -HomeAbout MarkReviewsblogproductsContact Us 3,357 Pips In Just One Week (And How To Get More) Mark Shawzin When I started the Pattern Trader service in September 2015, my primary motivation was that I noticed so many bad things that were being taught about making money — […]

  • Eight Great Things About Sandy Eight
    by iCompareLoan Editorial Team on December 4, 2017 at 8:41 am

    Sandy Eight is an upcoming condominium development on 8 Sandy Lane in District 15. This new residential address a project of JVA Katong Pte. Ltd., which is a subsidiary of JVA Venture Pte. Ltd., and it’s going to be a place worth considering for your next home. Here are a few reasons why: 1. The [&hellip The post Eight Great Things About Sandy Eight appeared first on iCompareLoan Resources. […]

  • Park Living at Parc Life EC
    by iCompareLoan Editorial Team on December 4, 2017 at 7:40 am

    An new, exciting executive condominium is now rising along Sembawang Crescent, District 27 — Parc Life EC. A joint project of Frasers Centrepoint Limited and Keong Hong, Parc Life EC brings forth more than 600 residential units plus an array of lifestyle amenities, beautifully surrounded with garden landscaping. True to its name, this executive condominium [&hellip The post Park Living at Parc Life EC appeared first on iCompareLoan Resources. […]

  • Jumpstart Your Life at Carpmael Thirty-Eight
    by iCompareLoan Editorial Team on December 4, 2017 at 7:00 am

    The fast pace of modern Singaporean life can be rather taxing, especially for those who have jobs in the city. And for most, we don’t always have the luxury of taking a vacation. That’s why it has become so important for people to find a home that provides us with a lot of comfort and [&hellip The post Jumpstart Your Life at Carpmael Thirty-Eight appeared first on iCompareLoan Resources. […]

  • How will rising Development Charges (DC) impact Singaporeans?
    by Ryan ONG on December 4, 2017 at 5:55 am

    Singapore is in the midst of an en-bloc fever, with developers (mainly wealthy ones from China) buying up land parcels at crazy prices. Will development charges affect the enbloc value of my condominium?Amidst all the chaos, the government is tightening the screws: Development Charges (DC) are going up, which will add serious cost to any [&hellip The post How will rising Development Charges (DC) impact Singaporeans? appeared first on iCompareLoan Resources. […]

  • Beachside Bliss at Meyer Melodia
    by iCompareLoan Editorial Team on December 3, 2017 at 6:36 am

    Everybody dreams of living in a home by the beach, kissed by the sun, caressed by the breeze, and invigorated by the sound of waters. Though this might just be a fantasy for many, it may just be a dream that can come true for you. Overlooking the East Coast Park and the sea is [&hellip The post Beachside Bliss at Meyer Melodia appeared first on iCompareLoan Resources. […]

  • Why I’m More Reliable Than Mainstream Media (And How I’ve Made 1,500 pips in November)
    by Mark Shawzin on November 28, 2017 at 4:09 pm

    Home About Mark Reviews blog products Contact Us - Select -HomeAbout MarkReviewsblogproductsContact Us Why I’m More Reliable Than Mainstream Media (And How I’ve Made 1,500 pips in November) Mark Shawzin This past month, I delivered over 1,500 pips of profit for the month of November. for myself and hundreds of Pattern Trader members around the […]

  • The 3 Pairs I Like Best (Plus The Best Price To Short Gold)
    by Mark Shawzin on November 21, 2017 at 9:00 am

    Home About Mark Reviews blog products Contact Us - Select -HomeAbout MarkReviewsblogproductsContact Us The 3 Pairs I Like Best (Plus The Best Price To Short Gold) Mark Shawzin Before I take a deep dive into this week’s market analysis, I want to give many thanks to all those who turned out for the “Pattern Trader […]

  • Special Situations Outside The U.S. Dollar
    by Mark Shawzin on November 14, 2017 at 9:00 am

    Home About Mark Reviews blog products Contact Us - Select -HomeAbout MarkReviewsblogproductsContact Us Special Situations Outside The U.S. Dollar Mark Shawzin Last week we had a spate of economic reports and events, so let’s examine what was released and our expectations going forward for the major currencies. Earlier last week we had an interest rate […]

  • Big Volatility This Week? Here’s Which Pairs Are Best
    by Mark Shawzin on November 8, 2017 at 10:00 am

    Home About Mark Reviews blog products Contact Us - Select -HomeAbout MarkReviewsblogproductsContact Us Big Volatility This Week? Here’s Which Pairs Are Best Mark Shawzin Let’s start off with a look at the US Dollar Index as we usually do here at the Pattern Trader. A couple of weeks ago the Index had a key reversal […]

  • Exotics Pairs Will Rule During the Dollar Doldrums
    by Mark Shawzin on October 31, 2017 at 4:00 pm

    Home About Mark Reviews blog products Contact Us - Select -HomeAbout MarkReviewsblogproductsContact Us Exotics Pairs Will Rule During the Dollar Doldrums Mark Shawzin Let’s start by looking at the U.S. Dollar Index to get a decent overview of what’s happening there. However, I think the main action is in other pairs and that’s where I’m […]

  • The Convincing Bear Case for Gold
    by Mark Shawzin on October 23, 2017 at 11:13 pm

    Home About Mark Reviews blog products Contact Us - Select -HomeAbout MarkReviewsblogproductsContact Us The Convincing Bear Case for Gold Mark Shawzin We just closed the month with some very ominous price action in the spot gold market (XAUUSD). In fact, the market looks so interesting that I’ve written this special article specifically focused on gold. […]

  • Ambiguity Strikes… Except for NZD Pairs
    by Mark Shawzin on October 16, 2017 at 11:12 pm

    Home About Mark Reviews blog products Contact Us - Select -HomeAbout MarkReviewsblogproductsContact Us Ambiguity Strikes… Except for NZD Pairs Mark Shawzin Last Friday we had the Non-Farm Payrolls release which was anticipated to see 80,000 net jobs added. Instead we saw a loss of 33,000. However, I don’t think we can read too much into […]

  • Hold Tight In GBP, JPY and XAU: More Gains On The Way (But Not Yet)
    by Mark Shawzin on September 29, 2017 at 5:20 pm

    Home About Mark Reviews blog products Contact Us - Select -HomeAbout MarkReviewsblogproductsContact Us Hold Tight In GBP, JPY and XAU: More Gains On The Way (But Not Yet) Mark Shawzin Let’s start this week’s analysis with the usual: the U.S. Dollar Index, which is a useful proxy for the U.S. dollar against most major currencies. […]

  • Older Leasehold But Cheaper – You Might Want To Avoid Such Property
    by admin on July 13, 2017 at 2:28 pm

    When buying cheaper old leasehold, you should expect to incur more expenses in the long-term. Anyone who holds a property on leasehold, they have to protect it or otherwise it reverts to the property owner, freeholder, leaving him/her empty. People who have lived on a property for many years have an option to renew the ... […]

  • 2017 Theme – Storytelling
    by Aloysius Lee on February 3, 2017 at 5:51 pm

    A month has already gone by in 2017. We are left with 11 months to achieve what we have set out to achieve for the year. How many of us are still keeping to our new year’s resolutions?  What’s your theme for the year? Mine isn’t about losing weight or having a 5.0 GPA in … More 2017 Theme – Storytelling […]

  • How Resolute Are You On Your Resolutions?
    by Aloysius Lee on December 19, 2016 at 7:30 am

    The date was 1 January 2016. Never had I known that the decision I made that night would make such a big difference to my whole year! I recall it was an absolutely random decision on that day to go countdown at Clarke Quay with my friend. Not knowing exactly what we were going to … More How Resolute Are You On Your Resolutions? […]

  • Putting Ourselves Out There
    by Aloysius Lee on September 26, 2016 at 3:18 pm

    I’ve never really fully comprehended about the importance of putting ourselves out there until a myriad of opportunities actually happened to me. I hope this writing serves as a message to youths to put themselves out there and reap the benefits of standing up for something and to be passionate about something at least once … More Putting Ourselves Out Ther […]

  • Singapore InvestFair 2016 (picture & video)
    by GiraffeValue on July 31, 2016 at 5:23 am

    I attended InvestFair yesterday at Suntec. The last I went was 2 years ago and opened a number of brokerage account to get their freebies.This time just went to there and see what has changed.The crowd was quite normal but definitely not as huge as IT Show.The highlight of the event would be popular speakers […] The post Singapore InvestFair 2016 (picture & video) appeared first on Singapore Investment (Investing) | Value Investing. […]

  • Top 4 Singapore Share Investing Forums (+1 FB group) For Stock Discussion
    by GiraffeValue on July 29, 2016 at 10:25 am

    ​Friday, 29 July 2016​Maybe you just started your investing journey.​You'd like to find someone to discuss about investing but no one in your family and friends share the same interest as you.It can be hard to walk this journey alone. Below are the popular stock investing sites you can visit .(The below is based on […] The post Top 4 Singapore Share Investing Forums (+1 FB group) For Stock Discussion appeared first on Singapore Investment […]

  • 5 SGX Pre-screened Fundamental Data set for You!~
    by GiraffeValue on July 17, 2016 at 3:28 am

    ​Sun, 17 July 2016​This is insane.It will save you TON of hours and effort, you probably have a time where​ you wonder what are highest dividend yield stocks or cheapest valuation stocks in SGX.Or if you are a big blue chips or REITs' lover then you probably want to have a snapshot of each of their fundamental data […] The post 5 SGX Pre-screened Fundamental Data set for You!~ appeared first on Singapore […]

  • How To Survive A Market Meltdown With Dividend Paying Net Net Stocks
    by GiraffeValue on July 12, 2016 at 12:45 am

    ​Tuesday, 12 July 2016Do you know what Net Net is?*Hint*: A stock valuation technique created by the father of Value Investing, Benjamin Graham. Famously known as the teacher of Warren Buffett.​And you might wonder:How much returns can I make on this stock-picking strategy?How did it perform throughout the decade?How did it fare during previous market crash?Is it […] The post How To Survive A Market Meltdown With Dividend Paying Net Net Stocks appeared first on […]

  • How To: Buy & Invest Shares In Singapore Market For Beginner
    by GiraffeValue on July 10, 2016 at 12:28 am

    Beginner's Series For Stock Investing 1. How To: Buy & Invest Shares In Singapore Market For Beginner (This post)2. ​Guide & How-to: SGX Central Depository (CDP) Account In Singapore3. ​How To: Open A Stock Trading A/C (With 4 Brokerage Firms)4. ​Top 4 Singapore Share Investing Forums (+1 FB group) For Stock Discussion5. ​5 SGX Pre-screened Fundamental […] The post How To: Buy & Invest Shares In Singapore Market For Beginner appeared first on […]

  • How To: Open A Stock Trading A/C (With 4 Brokerage Firms)
    by GiraffeValue on June 28, 2016 at 2:08 pm

    Tue, 28 June 2016​If you are not going to open a brokerage account, skip this article because I don't want it to bore you to death.If you are thinking of opening one then you might probably have thought of:"What are the requirements to open a stock trading account?""I'm going down to their office and what should […] The post How To: Open A Stock Trading A/C (With 4 Brokerage Firms) appeared first on Singapore Investment (Investing) | Value Investing. […]

  • Guide & How-to: SGX Central Depository (CDP) Account In Singapore
    by GiraffeValue on June 25, 2016 at 12:19 am

    Sat, 25 June 2016 You heard you need a SGX CDP account before you can start buying stocks or selling in Singapore stock exchange.If you are wondering:"What is a CDP securities account?""How do I open one and apply for online CDP?""What is the cost and fees for stocks transaction and shares transfer?""I have forgotten my CDP account […] The post Guide & How-to: SGX Central Depository (CDP) Account In Singapore appeared first on Singapore Investment (Investing) | Value […]

  • Standard Chartered Online Trading 2016: ‘No $200K, Pay $10/Trade’
    by GiraffeValue on June 16, 2016 at 1:25 am

    Thursday, 15 June 2016IYou probably have heard it.SCB announced their upcoming $10 minimum commission starting from 1st August 2016 onward. There are no changes to its brokerage rate and custody fee. Standard Chartered Online Trading 1 Aug 2016: Brokerage Fee 0.20% remains the same but now with $10 Min. Com. unless you are a Priority Banking […] The post Standard Chartered Online Trading 2016: ‘No $200K, Pay $10/Trade’ appeared first on Singapore Investment (Investing) | […]

  • My Rant on Credit Cards
    by Aloysius Lee on May 12, 2016 at 1:15 pm

    A couple of days back, I received a phone call from an old lady who introduced herself as representing HSBC bank, trying to convince me to sign up for a credit card. It’s just normal everyday marketing, but for some reason, I decided not to hang up immediately and say that I wasn’t interested. Instead, … More My Rant on Credit Cards […]

  • 7 Tips to a Wonderful Home Buying Experience  
    by admin on April 19, 2016 at 1:38 pm

    So you’re finally ready to move out and buy your own home. It can be a mite intimidating to go into this, especially if you don’t know much about the process. Here are a few handy pointers to make your home buying experience the best one ever. Steps for Simplifying the Process Use a property portal. ... […]

  • A Letter To Youths: The Price Of Failure
    by Aloysius Lee on April 4, 2016 at 12:55 pm

    It’s always good to talk about dreams and goals with someone who shares the same passion as you do. Recently this thought struck me while I was having a discussion with my friend. “Why are people so afraid to fail?” What is the price of failure? I feel that too many of us do not … More A Letter To Youths: The Price Of Failur […]

  • The Investing Sin Of Omission
    by Aloysius Lee on February 23, 2016 at 12:56 pm

    While it’s true that opportunities lie everywhere, especially in the stock market, I write this to remind myself to stop passing up opportunities when I see a good deal come by. Today marks the day I broke the momentum of watching the ships sail by! Awhile back I actually did extensive research on companies, seeking … More The Investing Sin Of Omission […]

  • How I Got My M.BA For Free
    by Aloysius Lee on February 10, 2016 at 6:19 am

    Yup, I did. Technically. I got my M.BA for free. I thought it would make for an interesting post, so I’ll share how it all came about! Someone reading this might just benefit from this post as well! (I’m hoping it’s you!) Instead of visiting relatives on this festive season, here I am, scrolling through … More How I Got My M.BA For Fr […]

  • If You Were A Stock, Would You Invest?
    by Aloysius Lee on February 4, 2016 at 4:20 pm

    Since I last wrote What’s Your Valuation? I begun thinking deeper and started getting more inspirations to continue to write on the idea that we should view ourselves as assets as well, and not just stocks. This led me to think about how to better improve myself. Previously I wrote about how must focus on our … More If You Were A Stock, Would You Invest? […]

  • What’s Your Valuation?
    by Aloysius Lee on January 29, 2016 at 3:16 pm

    With the recent beating of the markets, I’m sure your portfolio isn’t the only thing that’s getting affected. Your self-image is as well. We subscribe to the idea that “Price is what you pay, value is what you get.” but have we failed to apply that in ourselves? Are we allowing our networth to determine what our … More What’s Your Valuation? […]

  • Learning Point: It Pays To Read The Fine Prints
    by Aloysius Lee on January 16, 2016 at 5:51 am

    One of the greatest lessons I’ve personally learnt was from Rickmers Maritime. I wrote about it back in 23 November 2014 here, back when Rickmers was trading at around $0.30. Took a detailed look especially into the distribution policy, and found that dividend policy mandates that it can only distribute to the maximum of USD$0.006. … More Learning Point: It Pays To Read The Fine Prints […]

  • GE 2015 Results |Singapore General Election
    by admin on September 12, 2015 at 4:59 pm

    GE 2015 Results – Singapore General Election     GRC / SMC in Singapore GE 2015 Results – 11 Sep 2015 Aljunied GRC WP PAP 69,929 50.95% 67,317 49.05% Ang Mo Kio GRC PAP RP 135,115 78.63% 36,711 21.37% Bukit Batok SMC PAP SDP IND 18,204 72.99% 6,585 26.40% 150 0.60% Bukit Panjang SMC PAP ... […]

  • Property Stocks Singapore List
    by admin on August 27, 2015 at 2:24 pm

    Property Stocks Singapore List – 27 Aug 2015 Property Stocks Singapore List Based on Dividend Yield Rate In Descending Order. Company Name Code Industry Mkt. Cap.in S$ mm Tot. Rev.in S$ mm P/E Div. Yld.in % LHN Limited 41O Real Estate Management and Development 47 94.3 4.615 769.23 Croesus Retail Trust S6NU Real Estate Management ... […]

  • GE 2015 Singapore on 11 Sept 2015
    by admin on August 25, 2015 at 4:34 pm

    GE 2015 Singapore on 11 Sept 2015 With GE 2015 Singapore been announced today, all eligible Singaporeans will have to vote for our next Singapore Government on 11 September 2015. At the same time, we can also enjoy another long weekend as this important poll day will be our public holiday. Yes! Which constituency do you belong? ... […]

  • Executive Condo Singapore, A Better Investment?
    by admin on August 23, 2015 at 7:37 am

    Executive Condo Singapore, A Better Investment For Singaporeans? Executive Condo Singapore‘s income ceiling requirement may be likely to be announced to be lifted up during 23 Aug 2015 or tonight SG50 National Day Rally Speech by PM Lee. The possible rise in such EC’s income ceiling cap may be ranged from $2000-3000 to reach up to ... […]

  • AUD SGD | Weakest Aussie Dollar Opportunity-2016-2017
    by admin on August 23, 2015 at 2:32 am

    AUD SGD | Weakest Aussie Dollar Opportunity In 2016-2017 AUD SGD Opportunity is getting near to us in 2016-2017. There are a few happy things for me to look forward to when AUD vs SGD is estimated to be the weakest in this decade. Not only local commenters from Australia mentioned that Australia currency will slide further ... […]

  • Masters of Wealth By Robert Kiyosaki
    by admin on August 14, 2015 at 5:45 pm

    Masters of Wealth By Robert Kiyosaki Masters of Wealth Singapore by Robert Kiyosaki will be presented live in Singapore and Malaysia. Robert Kiyosaki has quoted that “I predict the BIG BUST will come by 2016. For those who are PREPARED, theFUTURE is VERY BRIGHT!“. This is enlightening to us as property investors. Why i said his ... […]

  • Sentosa Merlion Roared In Colours During SG50 NDP
    by admin on August 11, 2015 at 6:30 am

    Sentosa Merlion Roared In Colours During SG50 NDP […]

  • Lizzie Velasquez’s Quote
    by admin on July 20, 2015 at 6:48 am

    Lizzie Velásquez  (born on March 13, 1989) who is tagged as the world’s most ulgiest woman is an American motivational speaker and author. She suffers from a rare congenital disease which, among other symptoms, impedes her from accumulating body fat. This condition resulted in bullying during her childhood and early youth and ultimately inspired her to take ... […]