Understand 10 Investment Metrics before you BUY or SELL

I had touched on the basics of reading a Stock Quote, together with its secondary stats making up the stock quote, in helping investors make a better informed investment decision. However, that is just the tip of the iceberg. When it comes to analysing equities and their underlying companies, there are countless of different metricsContinue reading “Understand 10 Investment Metrics before you BUY or SELL”

Cognitive biasness cloud your Investment decisions

A normal person makes thousands of ‘rational’ decisions on a daily basis – or so we want to believe in. From what clothes you wear to work to signing a million dollar contract, there are countless cognitive stumbling blocks preventing us from acting in our own best interests. Some are sub-conscious – we don’t realiseContinue reading “Cognitive biasness cloud your Investment decisions”

Reading a Stock Quote

A stock quote primarily shows the price of a stock on its exchange market and updated real-time (usually) during a trading session. Other secondary stats making up the stock quote help investors make an informed investment decision. I don’t disagree the possibility of information overload when researching stocks. Even I get overwhelmed sometimes on whatContinue reading “Reading a Stock Quote”

52-week High and Low investment strategy

As a pure investor, I am “not bounded” to any of the stock counters that I am vested in nor intending to invest in. I don’t buy stock because I like the brand, the products or services, the industry etc. No sentiments, no brand loyalty, no hard feelings. I invest in them because they wereContinue reading “52-week High and Low investment strategy”

Dividend Re-Investment Plan (DRIP) – Take Cash or Shares?

Dividend Re-Investment Plan (DRIP) allows existing shareholders of the stock to choose between cash dividends OR reinvestment into additional shares (“bought” from the company) on the dividend payment date. Most DRIPs allow the option of taking additional shares, usually commission-free and at a significant discount to the current share price. For investors, it also meansContinue reading “Dividend Re-Investment Plan (DRIP) – Take Cash or Shares?”