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Tougher Times For Investors Ahead

The unwinding of stocks related to energy and commodities also soured investors’ mood on the SGX in recent weeks. Slumping oil prices was the major reason. Continue reading

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Pick Up Blue-Chip Stocks Incrementally

Falling oil prices and the likely approval of a House bill to stabilize the collapsing residential properties sector cheered the market. Continue reading

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Wall Street Forsake Financial Stocks

It was a punitive end to a roller-coaster week. Standard & Poor’s 500 index lost 1.1% while Nasdaq composite shed 0.8% to remain above March lows. Continue reading

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Stock Markets Bearish Despite Tumbling Oil Prices

Regional markets performed strongly as well. But don’t get all excited just yet. A recovery depends very much on what surprises Wall Street have in store for us. Continue reading

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ST Index Still In Accumulation Stage

Since Wall Street shed 220 points to end at 11842.69 last Friday (a three-month low sparked by fears about credit market and inflation), I expected the sell-offs to spillover to Asian stock markets. Continue reading

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Oil Movement Still A Major Concern For Stock Market

One major reason for the gloom is because of a drastic drop of 496 points in the Baltic Dry Index – a shipping index that monitors transportation costs of raw materials. Continue reading

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ST Index To Test 3200 Barrier

Last week, the SGX experience mild turbulence on Monday as oil hit an all-time high of $135 a barrel but gained on a strong rally at the close, following a perk in the Dow Jones on Thursday. Continue reading

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