Monthly Archives: August 2008

Momentum Trading On US Assets

Wall Street suffered a bloody nose on Friday but investors can seek solace that US assets are looking attractive. Hot funds are plumping for US assets and some momentum trading is underway. Continue reading

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Hurricane Gustav Brings Cheers To Oil Market

Hurricane Gustav is set to bring cheers to the battered oil and commodities market as it heads towards the Gulf of Mexico. Oil prices briefly touched $119.63 per barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange before falling back to $118.15 … Continue reading

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Has Oil Broken Down?
Oil vs Natural Gas
Oil and Energy Stock Correlation
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Inflating Earnings By Capitalizing Expenses

In real life, expenses are pretty straightforward. Anything which constitutes an outflow of money to pay for a product or service is deemed as an expense. For accounting students, an expense is recorded when an asset is used up and … Continue reading

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To Sell Or Hold Blue Chips In A Bear Market?

The global economy is headed for a recession and the stock market decline is well underway – investors will not touch stocks with a barge pole. I do not foresee a stock market crash for SGX nor embattled Wall Street, … Continue reading

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Housing Mortgage Crisis – No Nation Spared

The upheavals in the global housing market ignited by the US subprime mortgage crisis has spared no nations. Continue reading

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High Beta Underperforming Low Volatility
Market Volatility In Perspective
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Jeflin’s Investment Carnival #1

For those of you hungry for the latest market trends and investment knowledge, here is the first edition of my blog carnival, a selection of recent blog posts covering a mixed bag of investment subjects. The Dividend Guy discusses the … Continue reading

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SIPA's Can't-Lose Investment Contest
An Update to The Dividend Guy Investment Code
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Singapore Volume Leaders 15/8/08

GoldenAgr    0.59     Down 0.035 (5.60%)    32,254,000 Noble Grp    1.97     Down 0.11 (5.29%)    24,679,000 SingTel        3.49     Up 0.02 (0.58%)        23,778,000 Capitaland    4.94     Down 0.06 (1.20%)    22,396,000 Ferrochina    1.21     Down 0.07 (5.47%)    16,105,000 China XLX    … Continue reading

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More Pain From Avalanche of Mortgage Defaults

The avalanche of housing mortgage defaults from subprime crisis has affected prime mortgages which are now defaulting at an alarming rate. Continue reading

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