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Our First-Ever Corporate Visit! Centurion Corporation (SGX: OU8)

Our First-Ever Corporate Visit! Centurion Corporation (SGX: OU8)

We had our first-ever corporate visit to Centurion Corporation (SGX: OU8)! It was awesome! 

Centurion Corporation’s management was so hospitable. Kudos to David Phey, Head of Corporate Communications for bringing us for the tour!

On a very rainy Saturday, we assembled at dwell Student Living at Selegie. There was a fantastic turn-out!

*watch the exclusive video here*

20180908_090946We then took the chartered bus to head over to Westlite Worker’s accomodation at Papan.

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# InsightsInterview with Rayner Teo, founder of TradingwithRayner

# InsightsInterview with Rayner Teo, founder of TradingwithRayner

This is # InsightsInterview Episode 4 with Rayner Teo, independent trader and an ex-prop trader. He is also the founder of TradingwithRayner.com and is the most followed trader in Singapore with more than 41,000 traders reading his blog each month.

This InsightsInterview series is to showcase financial experts, influencers and bloggers on a personal and insightful manner, to get glimpse of their investment journeys and their insights on the market in the near future. Every one of them have different styles of investing, expertise in different types of securities and also have their own story to tell.

Previously we have launched 3 episodes of premium insights by influential bloggers, Li Guang Sheng, founder of WealthCoachAcademyJames Yeo, founder of SmallCapAsia and Terence, founder of TUBInvesting. These series of short interviews seek to understand how reputable financial experts, bloggers and influencers in the InvestingNote community think as winning investors and traders.

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This week, we’re doing it differently, through video! We have Rayner here to share with us how he got started in trading and to understand more about his strategies, his trading journey and what motivated him to get started in the first place:

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Top Essential Things You Need To Know About SGX As A New Investor

Top Essential Things You Need To Know About SGX As A New Investor

Everyone knows SGX stand for the Singapore Stock Exchange. But how much do you really know about SGX? For new investors, this is a crash-course on becoming an investor of Singapore stocks.

 

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What is SGX?

Singapore Exchange (SGX) is a stock exchange for Singapore stocks. It is a place where stocks trading between investors takes place. SGX also provides different services related to equities, fixed income, derivatives, commodities and foreign currency exchange (FX). Headquartered in AAA-rated Singapore, SGX is also globally recognized for its risk management and clearing capabilities.

How does it operate?

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SGX Bull Charge Stock Challenge Leaderboard Featuring The Top 10 Investors

SGX Bull Charge Stock Challenge Leaderboard Featuring The Top 10 Investors

SGX Bull Charge Stock Challenge is the real deal to see how the top investors and traders beat the market within a week!

It is jointly organised by SGX and InvestingNote, the SGX Bull Charge’s inaugural stock challenge will see finance professionals put their trading knowledge to the test!
Here are the top 10 investors from the day’s trading after market hours closed as of 3rd September 2018, see how are they are faring so far! Some stocks our top investors and traders have transacted so far include AEM, ISDN and Best World.

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Open For Registration: The Official Company Visit To Centurion Corp (OU8.SI)!

Open For Registration: The Official Company Visit To Centurion Corp (OU8.SI)!

We’re organizing a private and premier half-day trip to $Centurion(OU8.SI) for investors to see and get a feel of a listed company’s day-to-day operations. This is part of a new initiative that allows investors to get insights directly with listed companies!

centurion-copyBeing able to go behind the scenes and understand how the business really functions is a totally different experience. It marks a huge leap forward compared to analyzing a company’s operations and financial numbers on paper.

Moreover, you will be able to gain deeper insights into Centurion’s workers and student accommodation business by touring the grounds, attend a special Corporate Presentation and a Panel Discussion with its key management executives including Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chief Investment Officer (CIO).

Get exclusive access to company grounds and gain true insights on how operations are run, all from the bottom up.

This practice is coined by legendary investor Philip Fisher as “scuttlebutt investing”, a strategy he used to become one of the world’s best growth investors.

Date: Sat 8 September 2018 
Time: 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM 
Meeting Point: dwell Student Accomodation @ Selegie

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Registration closes on 6th Sept, so register early.

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Major Events Leading To The Downfall Of Noble Group

Major Events Leading To The Downfall Of Noble Group

Noble Group, founded in 1986 by Richard Elman, is known for being one of the world’s biggest commodity traders but now its very survival is in question. The company is incorporated in Bermuda and is listed in Singapore Exchange. We have seen its market value wiped out from US$6 billion in Feb 2015 crises.

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This is a classic tale of smoke and mirrors, hubris and denial. Some events like Enron mark a generation. By no coincidence Enron’s business model was comparable to that of Noble, except that Noble has not yet filed for bankruptcy.

Noble had a great story to tell, just like Enron. Here is a quick glance on the key events that led the downfall of Noble Group:

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InvestingNote at Invest Fair 2018

InvestingNote at Invest Fair 2018

Invest Fair was a blast! 

INVEST Fair is ShareInvestor’s annual flagship event with the purpose to showcase products and services in the market, to act as a meeting point for investors and traders alike and to keep the attendees abreast with the latest market outlook.

The crowd has been very engaging and we saw many supporting fans, as the event happens throughout the 2 days from 25th – 26th August at Suntec Convention centre! There are cash prices of over $2000 that were won! And there’s a very special guest as well!  Our Dear Trump!

Users took the poll on InvestingNote, on what they think about Trump’s role in creating the bull markets!

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Here are our hardworking colleagues engaging the crowd with Trump’s presence!

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Daily Leverage Certificate: Basic Knowledge of DLC You Need To Know Before Trading It

Daily Leverage Certificate: Basic Knowledge of DLC You Need To Know Before Trading It

The Daily Leverage Certificate is a product launched by SGX that was offered by Society Generale on 17 July 2017. This product is available for trading on the SGX securities market. DLCs are slightly complex, moderate risk financial products which give investors a leveraged return based on the daily performance of an underlying reference index.

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DLCs have a finite lifespan and will be delisted on its expiry date. The final exercised value of the DLCs will be calculated and paid to investors automatically on the expiry date (which is after 3 years).
Note that: (if the Expiry Date is not a Business Day, then the Expiry Date shall fall on the preceding Business Day and subject to adjustment of the Valuation Date upon the occurrence of Market Disruption Events as set out in the Conditions of the Certificates)

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New Service Launch For Investors: Moat Scorecard!

New Service Launch For Investors: Moat Scorecard!

Introducing the Moat Scorecard – Buy a wonderful company at a fair price.

Competitive Advantages of over 600+ SGX-listed companies derived systematically through a scorecard system and see how they rank.

We’re excited to have a new launch, a system created by veteran financial bloggers @TUBInvesting & @Simpleinvestorsg here → https://goo.gl/UfjSmB 

Moats refers to a business’ ability to maintain its competitive advantages over its competitors in order to protect its long-term profits and market share. It is generally a qualitative term and it is hard to assign a number/ratio to determine a company’s moat.

The Moat Scorecard is a report that measure a business’ moat in terms of strength, durability and trend. In addition, it compares the score with companies in the same industry, and provides an analysis of the company’s fundamentals. These includes balance sheet strength, share dilution and financial strength. There is also a handy guide for price analysis using various methodology, with an share price indicated where value would likely be present. As per Warren Buffett had said, “It’s far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price.” 

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Singtel Spikes 6.49% Today. Here’s What Happened

Singtel Spikes 6.49% Today. Here’s What Happened

Singtel’s stock surged 6.49% today as Singtel is said to tap Bank of America for pursuit of Australia’s Amaysim.

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According to Bloomberg, Singtel is moving ahead with examining a possible bid for wireless operator Amaysim Australia, people with knowledge of the matter said. This deal would mean that Amaysim would give Singtel access to its 1.1 million mobile subscribers. Meanwhile, Amaysim shares jumped 19% – its biggest intraday gain in 2 years.

stsingtel2108On the other hand, another competitor, TPG telecom is looking into a potential merger  with Vodafone Hutchison Australia. With the impending entry of TPG, it is planning to launch a similar unlimited data plan in Singapore.

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