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In this post, I explain how the fundamental indicators are computed. Company X Profit last year: $5 million. Number of shares: 10 million. Profit projected for next year: $6 million. Dividend p... 03 Dec 2021, View: 472. Restricted

The following stocks that I invested in the US markets dropped by 6% to 12% on 1 December 2021. The sharp drop was due to the confirmation of the first case of the omicron varient in California. ... 02 Dec 2021, View: 927. Restricted

I explain two significant risks of investing in corporate bonds: 1) Risk of default b) Risk of increase in interest rate I illustrate it with a corporate bond issued by Ascott Residential Trust... 02 Dec 2021, View: 284. Restricted

I received an email from a stock broking firm about a 3 year fixed rate note issued by a subsidiary of Chip Eng Seng Corp (CESC) and guaranteed by the CESC.  It offers a coupon rate of 6.... 30 Nov 2021, View: 716. Restricted

Here is a video recording of my talk given on 29 Nov 2021, covering the topics in the FISCA website  ... 30 Nov 2021, View: 337. Restricted

I sold off all my SPH shares, so I have no interest in the EGM or in the two competing bids. I do not have any opinion about both bids. If any investor is interested to know the merits, please re... 26 Nov 2021, View: 235. Restricted

I compare the China stocks listed in US and in Hong Kong. The US stocks are ADR (American depository deposits) and may represent a multiple of the ordinary shares. This is shown in the column ADR. ... 25 Nov 2021, View: 231. Restricted

New Oriental Education trades in New York under EDU and in Hong kong under 9901. On 24 Nov 2021, it closed in HK at $17.90 ($2.30 HKD). It closed in New York at $2.29.  One ADR in New York ... 25 Nov 2021, View: 37. Restricted

Apollo Go is approved to operate in Beijing This article stated that Apollo Go is approved to operate in Beijing.  The key points are: a) Apollo can now charge fares for operat... 25 Nov 2021, View: 32. Restricted

I hold 20,000 shares of SENS at average cost of $3.58 USD, totallying $71,600. The current price is $3.27 giving me a loss of $6,100. The current price shows a discount of 42% from the peak price o... 25 Nov 2021, View: 173. Restricted

I held 17,000 shares of NNDM at average of $5.88 USD, totallying $100,000. The price dropped to $4.62 on 23 Nov and jumped by $0.46 (10.87%) to $5.10. I am still seeing a loss of $13,260. The price... 25 Nov 2021, View: 296. Restricted

The internet stocks in China had dropped sharply in recent months due to two factors - restrictions placed by USA regulators on China stocks listed in America, and the measures taken in China to contr... 24 Nov 2021, View: 258. Restricted

My stockbroker sent me a chart showing the corporate bonds that are available.  I saw that two bonds from Ascott Residential Trust showed vastly different yields to maturity.  I spoke ... 23 Nov 2021, View: 220. Restricted

My stockbroker sent me this chart showing the yields on corporate bonds.  Most of the bonds have an annual yield between 2.5% to 4%.  Some are perpetual bonds, but have a callable date... 23 Nov 2021, View: 218. Restricted

I have $260,000 SGD invested in China Petroleum (also called Sinopec). The current price showed a drop of 8% on my cost. So, the unrealized loss is $20,000. I keep the stock because it has a divide... 22 Nov 2021, View: 220. Restricted

I bought 80,000 shares of Top Glove at $0.96 for a total investment of $76,800 SGD. The stock price has dropped to $0.76 giving me a loss of 20% or $15,300.  The stock price went to a high of ... 21 Nov 2021, View: 418. Restricted

Dear Mr. Tan Ask your opinion. I have invested in several gloves/PPE stocks. They are performing poorly. Should I discard these stocks and invest the money in Electric Car and Semiconductors stocks w... 21 Nov 2021, View: 489. Restricted

I bought stocks in Hong Kong at a discount to the prices in Shanghai. This project compares the trading volumes in these two exchanges, to see if the prices reflect adequate trading colume. I bo... 19 Nov 2021, View: 256. Restricted

Baidu is a technology company that is described as the "Google of China". It operates an internet search engine in China.  It has been developing an autonomous taxi service, also described as ... 19 Nov 2021, View: 322. Restricted

I compare the financial fundamentals of several stocks that are involved in selling electric vehicles (EV). The leader is clearly Tesla. Its stock price has increased by 146 tines since it went pub... 18 Nov 2021, View: 445. Restricted

I carried out a review of the pharma stocks that are involved in the fight against covid. They are the stocks that produce the vaccine (Pfizer, Moderna, Sinopharm, Novavax) and in the treatment (Pfize... 18 Nov 2021, View: 202. Restricted

On 6 November, Elok Musk sent out a tweet asking his fans if he should sell 10% of this Tesla stock to raise money to pay his taxes. He announced the result on the following day - there was support.&n... 16 Nov 2021, View: 677. Restricted

I made a profit of $10,300 USD on my trading in Gold today. I was guided by this technical analysis sent to me daily by Philips Futures, the operator of the Nova platform. At the start of the tr... 11 Nov 2021, View: 324. Restricted

The owners of Thomson View held at Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) on 24 Jan 2021 and approved the formation of a sales committee. The sales committee met with several marketing agents and lawy... 09 Nov 2021, View: 596. Restricted

Haidilao is listed in Hong Kong under 6862.HK. The key financial figures are: Market capitalization: $118 billion HKD = $15 billion USD Trailing PE ratio: 66.66 times Prospective PE ratio: 27.... 09 Nov 2021, View: 472. Restricted

I hold 30,000 shares of EDU at $2.17 USD. The current share price is $2.11. I am now seeing a small loss.  Here are the financial indicators for EDU. They are taken from this webpage. The curr... 09 Nov 2021, View: 166. Restricted

I wish to give my views about investing in pharmaceutical stocks that are involved in manufacturing vaccines and treatment for covid-19. I present the financial figures of the stocks below: Here... 06 Nov 2021, View: 405. Restricted

Merck (MRK) is the manufacturer of molnupiravir, a drug that is now being evaluated for treatment of covid-19. It can be used orally. Many countries have placed advanced orders for this drug. This ... 05 Nov 2021, View: 243. Restricted

I now hold 200 shares of Tesla. The current price is US$1,172. It went to a high of $1,210 on Monday and has dropped 3.2% since. I sold 300 shares at an average price of $910 during the past two we... 03 Nov 2021, View: 414. Restricted

I have made two bad investments. They are Sinopharm (1099.HK) and Top Glove (BVA.SG) quoted in Hong Kong and Singapore respectively. I lost more than 10% of the invested sum over the past two ... 03 Nov 2021, View: 616. Restricted

My friend said that he considers Sheng Siong to be a good stock as the supermarket business is likely to do well in Singapore and this company is more efficient and operate at lower cost compared to F... 01 Nov 2021, View: 889. Restricted

BYD is an electric car manufacturer based in Shenzhen, China. They have a lead in battery technology. They have produced electric vehicles for many years. In my view, BYD is able to produce EV at a... 01 Nov 2021, View: 537. Restricted

Warren Buffet invested in 3 value stocks - Bank of America, Verizon and Kraft Heinz. I present their financial indicators below, together with comparable stocks from China - ICBC (vs Bank of A... 31 Oct 2021, View: 365. Restricted

I realized a profit of more than $500,000 in my investment in Tesla over the past 30 months. I have often been asked the questions: a) Will NIO, Li Auto, XPeng, BYD or Lucid be as successful as ... 30 Oct 2021, View: 915. Restricted

China Suntien (0956.HK) drop by 7.8% today to HK $6.25 today. It trades at a discount of 71% to the price in Shanghai. It is in green energy business. It has a PE ratio of 13.77 (earning yield of 7.... 29 Oct 2021, View: 210. Restricted

I started investing in Tesla in July 2019. I made a profit of $50,000 SGD for the first 6 months. I told my story in this e-book.  It can be downloaded free.  Over the next two years, I p... 29 Oct 2021, View: 490. Restricted

I bought 3 China stocks today.  Although I already have a big holding of these stocks (about $100,000 SGD each), I made further purchases as the market is weak. Here are my reasons for the ... 28 Oct 2021, View: 899. Restricted

Hi Mr Tan, Iff i have around 2-3k per month surplus to spare, what kind of diversify portfolio investment would you recommend me to go for and how much % should i put into each portfolio? REPLY ... 27 Oct 2021, View: 741. Restricted

QUESTION FROM A POLICYHOLDER 20 years ago, I bought a whole life investment linked policy for my daughter. The agent said it was best time to buy insurance when you are young as its cheaper. &n... 26 Oct 2021, View: 1094. Restricted

I hold 36,000 shares of Hongkong Land at an averge price of US$4.67. My total investment is $173,000. the price on 26 Oct is $5.30 giving me a gain of $23,300 or 13.4% over my cost.  My last r... 26 Oct 2021, View: 205. Restricted

I read a news article that the shortage of semiconductors will great good growth opportunity for the industry over the next two years. It covered several American semiconductor stocks. I added a fe... 26 Oct 2021, View: 316. Restricted

Here is a video recording (1 hour) of my talk on investment and insurance.  I cover the recent posts that are uploaded in the FISCA website (https://fisca.sg). https://s3.tklcloud.com/T99/2... 26 Oct 2021, View: 442. Restricted

Many technology stocks in China have dropped by about 50% during the past few months, after China took action to control the monopolistic practices and power of these company. I have been asked thi... 26 Oct 2021, View: 627. Restricted

I bought 2,000 shares in Barrick Gold about 2 years ago at an average price of $28.61 USD. My total investment was $57,200. The price of this stock has dropped 32% to the current price of $19.48, g... 23 Oct 2021, View: 257. Restricted

I checked my statement for my futures trading on 22 Oct 2021. I bought and sold 54 contracts for the day. The total commission was $342.90 (USD). The average commission per contract was $6.35. I... 23 Oct 2021, View: 106. Restricted

I share the performance of my portfolio daily.  A reader commented.  Many people think you are trying to show off. I think you are an inspiration to your readers and followers and you ar... 22 Oct 2021, View: 278. Restricted

This is a 1 hour video recording of my talk - Invest in China stocks. Although the talk covers China stocks, the principles apply to investing in other stocks as well. It can be very profitabl... 21 Oct 2021, View: 385. Restricted

SIA stock price shot up by 10% from $5.06 to $5.58 on 11 October 2021, driven by optimism for the airline following the move to establised vaccinnated travel lines (VTL) into Singapore.  The s... 21 Oct 2021, View: 664. Restricted

My friend invested in this stock for many years. He obtained a good appreciation in the stock price and dividend yield. I extracted the latest financial indicators as follow: PE ratio (27.2 time... 21 Oct 2021, View: 770. Restricted

Tesla's stock price reached $870 USD. I hold 400 shares at $702 They showed a gain of $67,200 USD. Friend - when will you sell the Tesla shares? TKL - $800. Friend - But it is already above $800.... 19 Oct 2021, View: 393. Restricted

Dear Mr. Tan I congratulate you on the gain of $887,000 that you made on your investment portfolio as at 18 Oct 2021. Can you compute the rate of return, and also tell us when you will realize the... 19 Oct 2021, View: 819. Restricted

Here are the minutes of the AGM held on 18 October 2021.... 18 Oct 2021, View: 63. Restricted

I bought 45,000 shares of SMIC at an average price of HK $23.77. My total investment is $1,986,000 (SGD $181,000). The current price of SMIC is $23.77 giving me a loss of 9.2%. I bought this sto... 18 Oct 2021, View: 340. Restricted

I have bad luck yesterday. I held 4 Gold contracts at $1,797. It closed at $1,768, giving me a loss of $11,000 USD. When it started to drop at $1,795, I expected a rebound. It never happened. An e... 16 Oct 2021, View: 287. Restricted

A policyholder sought my advice.  The projected cash value for his policy on the 30th anniversary is $106,800. The current surrender value, which is about half a year before the 30th anniversa... 16 Oct 2021, View: 849. Restricted

Dear Mr. Tan, You appear to be doing quite well with your short term trading as well (apart from long term investing in good value stocks). Can you share you tips? Do you use technical analysis? R... 13 Oct 2021, View: 636. Restricted

Someone asked how he can invest in Sinopharm.  So, I made this research.  Sinopharm can be bought from the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Its symbol is 1099.HK. It has a historical PE ra... 12 Oct 2021, View: 710. Restricted

I saw this CNN News Alert News Alert: Gas prices skyrocket The cost of energy was dirt cheap in the spring of 2020 as roads and airports sat nearly empty during the height of the Covid-19 pandem... 12 Oct 2021, View: 543. Restricted

I analyzed 4 educational technology stocks in China in this post.  These stocks dropped by over 80% from its peak earlier this year. The drop was caused by the policy of the China government t... 12 Oct 2021, View: 220. Restricted

I want to share my experience of investing in LMIRT, which is a REIT listed in the Singapore Exchange. It owns 30 malls and retail spaces in various cities in Indonesia. I invested in this stock ab... 07 Oct 2021, View: 409. Restricted