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Smart Reads of the Week: Trump Steps Aside, Biden Steps Up

Finally, an end to the antics and drama.

That must be what investors were thinking when Joe Biden was finally sworn in as the 46th US President on 20 January.

With Donald Trump finally stepping down from the top seat, the US can now finally get down to tackling the pandemic which the ex-President had largely ignored.

The new President has wasted no time in unveiling an ambitious US$1.9 trillion economic rescue package.

These consist of stimulus checks, more aid for those who lost their jobs, and additional support for businesses.

This package is on top of the US$3 billion relief package last March and in addition to the US$900 billion pledged last December.

The flood of money has pushed stock markets higher, leading to concern that some businesses are starting to become overvalued.

As investors, we should remember that price is what we pay, and value is what we get.

Here’s a list of our top articles this week.

1. Could These 3 Blue-Chip Stocks Outperform the Market?

These three blue-chip companies have been lagging the Straits Times Index (SGX: ^STI) thus far. Could they have the potential to outperform later this year?

2. 3 Singapore Stocks to Buy and Hold Forever

If you’re thinking of where to park your money for the long-term, these three Singapore stocks may just be the right candidates for you.

3. 3 Growth Stocks That Could Power Your Portfolio Higher

These three companies have the right ingredients to grow and push the value of your investment portfolio higher.

4. 5 REITs With Room for Growth in 2021

Income seeking investors should turn their attention to these five REITs that may have the right attributes for growth this year.

5. 3 Hong Kong Blue-Chip Companies I would Buy

Looking for investable blue-chip companies in Hong Kong? Here are three that deserve a place in your investment watchlist.

6. Investable Tech Trends To Watch In The Next Decade

The rapid pace of technological evolution has left many struggling to keep up. Here are several tech trends that you can invest in for the next decade.

7. Why Asia is the Next Great Growth Region to Invest in

Here are some reasons why we believe Asia is the go-to region for growth investments in the years to come.

8. Earnings Preview: 3 Things That Investors Should Expect

With earnings releases coming in hard and fast in the next four weeks, here are three aspects that investors should look out for.

9. Has Razer Found a New Way to Reach Profitability?

We delve deeper into gaming company Razer’s (SEHK: 1337) business to find out where it’s headed next.

10. First REIT’s DPU Plunged Nearly 52% Year on Year. Should Investors Sell?

First REIT (SGX: AW9U) recently reported a dismal set of earnings for its full-year 2020. We look into the reasons for the drop in DPU and whether investors should still stay vested.

11. Is ARK Invest the Right Vessel For Your Investment Portfolio?

We provided an introduction to the ETFs offered by ARK Invest. Perhaps one of these ETFs could be suitable for your investment portfolio.

12. 3 Great Reasons Why You Should Include Asia in Your Portfolio

We provide three compelling reasons why it’s a mistake to exclude Asia from your investment portfolio.

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Please refer to the individual articles for stock ownership disclosures.