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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 Post Consecutive Gains

Weakness in earnings by Google, Microsoft and AMD were reflected in their plummeting share prices. Only IBM outperformed expectations. 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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Inexorable Slide In Stock Market

No surprise for the red ink given that Dow Jones tumbled 358 points to close at 11,453.42 (its lowest finish since Sept. 11, 2006) due to record high oil prices. 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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Will Investors Hold The Fort At Dow Jones?

The bulls have taken flight at Dow Jones and the index is descending steadily towards March lows of 11850. If investors can hold the fort here, we can look forward to a short term upswing. 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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