Posted at 4:59 pm , on October 29, 2018
Stock investing continues to be a popular option for retail investors to build their wealth, or plan for retirement. However, the risks behind investing continue to be inherent and market volatility is always ever present. How do experienced stock investors counter this? One crucial element to their success is the ability to choose a good stock and know when to buy it.
Posted at 3:41 pm , on October 15, 2018
Why choose a structured product over standard investments?
This is better explained by using an example, for this instance, let’s use Alphabet.
Posted at 1:29 pm , on October 1, 2018
Once upon a time, the retail investment world was a quiet, rather pleasant place where a small, distinguished cadre of trustees and asset managers devised prudent portfolios for their well-heeled clients within a narrowly defined range of high-quality debt and equity instruments. Financial innovation and the rise of the investor class changed all that.
Posted at 4:00 pm , on July 12, 2018
Early investors in some of the biggest companies in the world, like Facebook, Amazon, Walmart or Netflix have seen their stock prices skyrocket in the years or decades since they went public.
Posted at 5:28 pm , on July 10, 2018
Investing is murky business, like swimming through cloudy waters. Without goggles. In the dark. With seaweed grabbing at your ankles and trying to pull you down. Anyone can get turned around in those algae infested pools. In fact, you might be thinking of turning right back around for shore and giving up investing for good. But, don’t. Learning how to invest isn’t as hard as it seems. Once you get through the murky parts, such as these often daunting and confusing investing terms and questions, you’ll be paddling like a pro in no time.
Posted at 4:39 pm , on June 21, 2018
Investing can be a daunting experience for first time investors who aren’t familiar with financial terms or those who rely upon the bad advice or experiences of other novice investors. If you want to grow your hard-earned money through investing but are not sure how and where to begin, here are the answers to 10 frequently asked questions that can help you feel more confident about investing for the first time.
Posted at 4:16 pm , on June 18, 2018
There’s an increasing interest in value investing these days, not only in Singapore but in markets elsewhere. However, because the term has become synonymous with Warren Buffett, this investing strategy appears daunting to many investors.
Posted at 11:26 am , on June 14, 2018
Warren Buffett who owns net asset of $88 billion (Forbes magazine, 17th March, 2018), is the third wealthiest person in the world, however, he was not exactly born with a silver spoon in his mouth. His father was a securities company broker, so he was in fact brought up in a background of privilege. However, this fortunate background did not matter. What made him one of the richest men was himself. He built his own wealth.
Posted at 2:36 pm , on June 1, 2018
Coupon trigger determines whether a coupon is going to be paid or not paid. In the case of a ‘worst of’ structure, coupons are paid as long as the worst performing underlying is above the coupon trigger level on the products observation date.
Posted at 3:29 pm , on May 29, 2018
Structured products are among the fastest growing investment classes in global finance. The name “Structured Products” comes from the fact that such products are created by combining traditional investments (usually a fixed income instrument such as a bond or a note) with financial derivatives (usually an option). Such “structuring” allows the resulting products to achieve specific risk-return profiles to match the investors’ needs and expectations that cannot be met by traditional investments.