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


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

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

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

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

Facing Your Losses

Red. You've bought a stock you thought will do well and now you're five, ten, maybe even twenty percent down. You look and your portfolio and think to yourself. Shit... what do I do? You're faced with 3 choices. Cut your loss, average down or just hold the stock and pray that it recovers. Let … Continue reading Facing Your Losses

Investing in Companies with Economic Moats can give you an Edge

One of Warren Buffett’s investment rules is to only invest in companies with an economic moat. So what exactly is an economic moat? “In business, I look for economic castles protected by unbreachable ‘moats’.” - Warren Buffett Simply put, the metaphoric “castles” are companies and the moats around those castles are special qualities that they … Continue reading Investing in Companies with Economic Moats can give you an Edge

CapitalistLAD Guide to Share Dilution

Have you ever owned a stock that has had their shares diluted? Or looked at the news and wondered what share dilution is and its impact on the value of your investment? Most of the time, individuals seem to perceive share dilution as a negative thing. However, you may be surprised that this is not … Continue reading CapitalistLAD Guide to Share Dilution

CapitalistLAD goes to Invest Fair Singapore 2017

We went down to INVEST FAIR 2017 to listen to some amazing speakers and to look for interesting new financially innovative companies. I hope you enjoy the video! Do check out InvestingNote at and Funding Societies at If you enjoyed the video please like and subscribe to our YouTube channel as well as … Continue reading CapitalistLAD goes to Invest Fair Singapore 2017

How to Buy Your First Stock

It has come to our attention, whilst trying to get people motivated to invest, that the question most individuals have is “How do I start investing?” or (my favourite) “I don’t know what I don’t know so I don’t know where to start!” So today, we have decided to put together this guide to help … Continue reading How to Buy Your First Stock