This week has been somewhat unusual, though that may be an understatement.
Media outlets and articles are being written on a relatively obscure company called Gamestop (NYSE: GME).
The gaming retailer’s share price has skyrocketed more than ten-fold over the past month , with most of the sharp rise coming in just the last couple of days.
This whole saga started when the retail masses, represented by anonymous individuals posting on a forum called Reddit, started to unite and call for a concerted effort to artificially inflate the share price of Gamestop.
What happened next is probably going to go down in history books.
Due to frenzied buying, the share price of this unprofitable company staged a massive surge, thereby frustrating short-sellers who aimed to profit from the decline in its stock price.
In a nutshell, the whole fiasco may very well reveal itself to be a well-orchestrated “pump and dump” scheme designed to suck in gullible retail investors.
When speculation hits fever-pitch, it’s time to take a step back and focus on what’s important in investing.
Buying pieces of great businesses that you can happily own over the long-term.
Unfortunately, at some point, this whole “game” is going to end very badly, and we advise readers to exercise extreme caution and to stick with fundamentally-strong companies.
Here’s a list of our top articles for the week.
Here are three blue-chip companies that are evolving to adapt to a changing business landscape caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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As the reporting season kicks off for REITs, we showcase five of them that reported a higher distribution per unit.
It may surprise you to learn that asset sales are a key aspect of REITs’ growth strategies. Here are three reasons why this is so.
If you want to participate in Asia’s future growth, here are three businesses you can consider owning.
Dividend-paying companies should not be limited to just Singapore alone. Here’s how income-seeking investors can search out dividend stocks in other regions as well.
Two blue-chip real estate giants just announced profit warnings just days apart. Are these warnings a big red flag that investors should take note of?
CapitaLand Integrated Commercial Trust (SGX: C38U) has reported its maiden set of full-year earnings after the merger of CapitaLand Limited’s (SGX: C31) retail and commercial REITs. Here are five things that investors may find interesting.
Keppel DC REIT (SGX: AJBU) just released its full-year 2020 earnings. Here are three things you should know about its numbers and prospects.
Singapore’s sole stock exchange operator, Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX: S68), released its fiscal 2021 first-half earnings recently. We highlight three takeaways for investors.
Paper is being disrupted by technology, and this company is doing it on a massive scale. Read on to find out more about how it’s achieving this.
Conglomerates are to be found in almost every country and are usually massive behemoths with a disparate set of businesses. Here’s why they remain reliable investments even as the world suffers a sharp crisis.
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