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SGX Bull Charge Stock Challenge!

SGX Bull Charge Stock Challenge!

We’re excited to announce that we’re partnering with SGX for the SGX Bull Charge Stock Challenge, which will be held on our platform!

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This challenge is only open to financial bloggers and finance professionals – trading representative/ remisier/ broker, fund manager, research analyst, financial advisor, who are over 18 years old.

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REITs & Defensive Investing Strategies with Market Outlook 2018 / Q4

REITs & Defensive Investing Strategies with Market Outlook 2018 / Q4

It’s past the 2nd half of the year and it’s time for another Market Outlook for Q4.

The FTSE REIT Index has show some signs of improvement since the dip in June.

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The question is, are REITs still good to buy in a hawkish interest rate environment?

REITs and defensive blue chip stocks are considered as safe investment for dividends and capital gains, provided an investor knows what are the good stocks to buy, when to buy/sell or how to hold for long term. One might say the safest time to buy a REIT, is when everyone is afraid the sky will fall down while the business is still operating normally with consistent performance.

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In this free investment seminar, our distinguished speaker Dr Tee will teach the powerful methods step by step, how to select strong defensive global blue chip stocks and REITs, then wait patiently for different levels of crisis to buy at low price, holding for dividend income, then finally selling at high price for capital gains.

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Workshop Recap: Market Insights and Profiting From Corporate Actions

Workshop Recap: Market Insights and Profiting From Corporate Actions

We had the Market Insights and Profiting From Corporate Actions workshop yesterday.

It was a full house!

During this workshop, Guang Sheng shared his insights and views of the current market.

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Guang Sheng shared how funds and companies can influence prices based on his game theory experience.

The attendees had these questions answered:

  • How would all the recent developments in the market such as trade tariffs, oil prices and property cooling measures play out?
  • Where should one invest then?
  • Why is it important to understand how corporate actions affect stock prices
  • What each corporate action means and how to react in the right way
  • Which stocks you should not touch include 
  • Which stocks are in play now

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SGX ETF Fair + Media Appreciation Night

SGX ETF Fair + Media Appreciation Night

Last week was a busy week!

Our team had a humble opportunity to attend the Media Appreciation Night, organised by SGX at The Straits Clan. This event was for SGX to give back to the blogging community through a series of awards, for their hard work in keeping investment and financial knowledge demystified, free-flowing and accessible to the general public.

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The Fifth Person won the best independent investment website in the ‘GoTo.com’ category at the inaugural SGX Orb Awards organised by the Singapore Exchange (SGX)!

SGX CEO, Loh Boon Chye was also present to give out the awards! Congratulations, The Fifth Person!

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FREE Workshop: Trend Trading Made Simple – The RSI Way

FREE Workshop: Trend Trading Made Simple – The RSI Way

An Alternative Approach to Using RSI (Relative Strength Index).

Whether you’re new to trading or a market veteran, spotting trading opportunities can be a daunting task.

Most have discovered that profitable strategies are often simple without the unnecessary frills. But the key to profitable trading is understanding the market behaviours and devising strategies to capitalize on them.

In this seminar, CK will showcase a proven trend and momentum strategy based on Relative Strength Index (RSI). He’ll demonstrate how this unique strategy helps traders to successfully navigate the market.

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Workshop: Build your DIY investing portfolio with 10 Simple Steps

Workshop: Build your DIY investing portfolio with 10 Simple Steps

This latest workshop in our series, is all about helping retail investors focus on key criteria in the stock selection and portfolio allocation process by using a solid checklist.

Serious investing requires the investor to do his homework.

Every piece of homework done needs to follow a structure. Like the great Benjamin Graham and Warren Buffet, great investors always have a plan.

Like the saying goes…”Failing to plan, is planning to fail.”

This is the workshop that teaches you how to plan your portfolio, by first creating the most crucial part of the plan: the checklist.

Whether you’re a totally newbie or an experienced investor, having a solid investing checklist is necessary because it will set the criteria, tone and structure to pick the best stocks and also manage the worse threat faced by investors when it happens – Fear.

In this session, we will share with you how you should build your own portfolio using this 10-step checklist.

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Mid Year Market Outlook and Education Seminar

Mid Year Market Outlook and Education Seminar

This is a special seminar on outlook of the market, as well as an education seminar on trading.

It’s June…the middle of the year 2018. The STI and the general stock market has been trending sideways, amidst volatility.

Market volatility has been incredibly increased since early 2018. We have seen two round of sell down already, one in early Feb and one in late March. Dow dropped 12.3% from historical high within short period of time.

During volatile times, should you be selling, buying or holding?

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Presented by Dr. Robin Han @robinhan, this is a crucial mid-year market outlook as well as an educational seminar on trading.

Top 11 Things Every Investor Must Know

Top 11 Things Every Investor Must Know

Top 11 Things Every Investor Must Know (before they really start stock investing).

Just to provide some context on why we decided to create this infographic; over the weekend, we attended the SGX’s My First Stock Carnival, held at Vivocity. This carnival was attended by many people who’re interested to start their investing journey.

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SGX My First Stock Carnival

This is a carnival meant for helping both the young and old to get started on investing in their first stock.

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We also presented on how Fintech can help speed up the learning journey of a budding investor. Most investors do fundamental analysis (FA) for their stock selection criteria. There’s also global macro analysis which is essential in letting investors know about the overall sentiments of the stock market.

So, to help more people to increase their financial and investment literacy, we’ve created an infographic about the Top 11 Things Every Investor Must Know (before they start stock investing).

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Event Recap: The Rise of Artificial Intelligence – SIAS Investment Week

Event Recap: The Rise of Artificial Intelligence – SIAS Investment Week

This week is the annual Securities Investors’ Association of Singapore (SIAS)’s investment week!

For those who’re not familiar with SIAS, it is a non-profit organisation that acts as “the voice” for minority shareholders and engages with corporations falling short of good Corporate Governance practices. SIAS is also a Charity and an Institution of Public Character (IPC), and the largest organized investor group in Asia. It is run by an elected Management Committee comprising of professionals who are volunteers. It actively promotes Investor Education, Corporate Governance and Transparency and is the advocate for Investor rights in Singapore. SIAS also holds events and workshops to enrich and empower retail investors which many are free.

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We had the privilege and honour to be one of the speakers along with Stashaway, who presented on the topic of The Rise of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Investing, held at Lifelong Learning Institute yesterday.

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Workshop Recap: 市场剧烈震荡,如何避免市场陷阱,实现稳定获利 | Stock Trading Workshop

Workshop Recap: 市场剧烈震荡,如何避免市场陷阱,实现稳定获利 | Stock Trading Workshop

We had our first workshop conducted in Chinese for our monthly workshop series last Friday!

Even though the workshop size is reduced, we still had a full house!

Conducted by Dr. Robin Han, this workshop offered a different perspective of trading in the market – using market psychology and game theory.

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We’d like to thank everyone who attended and supported us through this workshop. We also hope all attendees had some great takeaways in which they can use in their own trading!

Check out Dr. Robin Han’s latest insights about the markets here.

To use Technical Analysis (TA) tools for free on our platform, check out this link.

For more information on how to use our platform as well as the charting tool tutorial (see #6), use this link.


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