How to Profit in a Market Crash – Shorting Explained

The stock market is at its highest level ever with American equities trading at ridiculously high multiples. Many of you may be expecting a market crash, but how do you profit from a market downturn when everything is falling? Short selling is a way for you to capitalise on falling stock prices. It is the … Continue reading How to Profit in a Market Crash – Shorting Explained

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CapitalistLAD Joyful Christmas Guide

**THIS IS NOT A SPONSORED POST** As we usher in the season of joy and giving this fall, let us not forget the importance of keeping to prudent financial habits. In fact, Christmas doesn’t have to be an expensive occasion. Here are some easy-on-the-wallet festive tips the lads here would like to share with you. … Continue reading CapitalistLAD Joyful Christmas Guide

5 Mistakes Beginner Investors Make

#1: The share price has been going up, it's definitely a good stock to buy.   This statement is probably the worst out of all rookie errors to be made. Movements in the share price do not tell you anything. (Unless of course you are using other technical indicators, but let's not go into that) … Continue reading 5 Mistakes Beginner Investors Make

Liquidation?! Who’s got your money?

In each trading day, billions of shares are being traded on stock exchanges around the world. With screens flickering at the tick of every price change, market participants actively buy and sell shares in a bid to make a profit. Traders would think about risks associated with macroeconomic and geopolitical news events that may change … Continue reading Liquidation?! Who’s got your money?

Why the stock market will go higher over time.

Companies increase revenue by increasing prices of their goods and services. Every year, we consumers pay more and more, complaining how everything has gotten more expensive. But if you’re an investor, you might have thought of the situation differently. Higher priced goods suggest high revenues (assuming no change in sales volume), potentially translating into better … Continue reading Why the stock market will go higher over time.

Invest using SWOT and Porter’s 5 Forces

Fundamental analysis of a stock is incomplete without some sort of qualitative analysis.  A lot of people (who like stocks but don’t know much about security analysis) base their decisions off some sort of qualitative analysis. Most people actually do this subconsciously.  For example, if someone is thinking of buying Singtel their thought process would … Continue reading Invest using SWOT and Porter’s 5 Forces

Raising Capital: Debt Financing

Starting a new business? You need capital! Expanding your existing business? You need capital! Starting a new family? You need capital too (in case nobody told you)! Firms need capital for various reasons; expanding scale of existing operations, new projects, corporate acquisitions, the list goes on…. There are two main ways firms can finance their … Continue reading Raising Capital: Debt Financing

How to Achieve Your Goals

Today's article is written by one of our friends, Haziq, who is the founder of GET UP Motivation. He had a wakeup call just before his N-Levels and decided to turn his life around. Within the next 3 years, he became the poster boy scholar in Temasek Polytechnic and became a licensed pilot. His journey … Continue reading How to Achieve Your Goals

How to invest with $100?

Disclaimer: Nothing in this article should be construed as constitute or form a recommendation, financial advice, or an offer, invitation or solicitation from Funding Societies to buy or subscribe for any securities and/or investment products. The content and materials made available are for informational purposes only and should not be relied on without obtaining the … Continue reading How to invest with $100?

Cigar Butt Investing Decoded

If the company goes bankrupt, you win. If it recovers, you win. Investing in Net Net Stocks is a win-win investment strategy and it's surprisingly simple! Warren Buffett calls these “cigarette butt stocks” and used this strategy when he was younger and when the size of his capital still allowed him to invest in smaller … Continue reading Cigar Butt Investing Decoded