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Inflation rate will accelerate, but is it transient? - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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Inflation rate will accelerate, but is it transient?

Much has been written about the unprecedented scale of measures undertaken by governments and central banks worldwide to counter the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, which sent economies into the d

Gamification is not democratisation…whether it’s investing or politics - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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Gamification is not democratisation…whether it’s investing or politics

Investing in stocks has always carried an element of speculation. We can make projections and assumptions, but we can never be certain about what would transpire in the future.

Spinning stories to value stocks - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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Value stocks: What is a fair price to pay? Is a stock too expensive? And other stories

There is never any shortage of debate when it comes to stock valuations. What is a fair price to pay? When is a stock too expensive? Are current valuations irrational and in bubble territory?

US stocks likely to outperform next 6 months - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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US stocks likely to outperform next 6 months

The two mostly closely monitored stock-market bellwether indices in the world, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and Standard & Poor’s 500, are making fresh all-time highs, despite bouts of prof

Only a fool would call a market top - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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'Investors should stop worrying whether the stock will fall' - here's why

Earlier this year, we posed the question on whether it would be “a bull or bear market for 2021?” (The Edge Singapore, Issue 971, Feb 15).

Investing in EVs is like ‘spinning the wheel of fortune’ - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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Investing in EVs is like 'spinning the wheel of fortune'

A few will make fortunes, but most will go empty-handed. The future car market is electric, literally and figuratively speaking.

Are some homebuyers in Malaysia paid to borrow and buy? - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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Are some homebuyers in Malaysia paid to borrow and buy?

The number of properties going under the hammer in Malaysia has been on a worrying uptrend in recent years (see Table 1).

Only one way to value stocks — although many shortcut metrics are popular - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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Only one way to value stocks — although many shortcut metrics are popular

Stock analysts and market commentators are a very imaginative lot. They can always be counted on to find ways to justify some predetermined conclusions or narratives.

Bitcoin is 'digital gold', but less - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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Bitcoin is 'digital gold', but less

This article was written in response to a question by 21-year-old student Cherine, who wanted to know whether it was safe to invest in cryptocurrencies.

Why growth stocks have higher betas - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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Why growth stocks have higher betas

The technology-led sell-off of growth stocks is buffeting global stock markets.

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