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Smart Thought Of The Week: Time to Buy REITs?

With interest rates likely to stay lower for longer, REITs should be in greater demand than before

Smart Thought Of The Week: Ostrich

We should never be overly elated when share prices surge, and we shouldn’t be overly dejected when share prices crater

Smart Thought Of The Week: Brutal

In distressing times, the balance sheet rather than the profit and loss account should be our first port of call.

Shopping For Dividends

Department stores have been around for more than 150 years. Singapore's oldest department store John Little was established in 1845. That was around the...

Smart Thought Of The Week: “Hoax”

“Excellent investment opportunities come about when superior businesses experience a one-time event that depresses their stock prices in relation to their intrinsic value”

Smart Thought Of The Week: Buffett’s Huge Cash Pile

The investing world wants to know what Warren Buffett plans to do with his growing cash pile that just can’t stop growing.

Get Smart: The Next Best Thing

Should we put our money into safer instruments such as bonds and time deposits? Or should we opt for income-producing shares instead?

Smart Thought Of The Week: Priority

The empty streets and restaurants in Singapore were suddenly brimming with people on Friday night. Orchard Road was once again a hive of activity.

Smart Thought Of The Week: Complacency

China is now more connected with the rest of the world than during the SARS pandemic of 2003. So, any slowdown in could have a much bigger impact.

Smart Thought Of The Week: Roulette

Don’t play roulette with your investments. If we choose our shares carefully, we could sleep well at night.

Smart Thought Of The Week: Trust

There is so much that is wrong with the outbreak of the potentially-lethal Wuhan virus that it is hard to even know where to start.

Smart Thought Of The Week: Hyperbole

Don't be distracted from your long-term investing goals by the "phase one" Sino-US trade deal.



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