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Watch Berkshire Hathaway Shareholder Meeting 2016

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway shareholder meeting has always been a closed door affair. Unless you were a shareholder of Berkshire and don’t mind flying all the way to Obama, there was no other way of attending the meeting. Personally, I don’t really like travelling (especially when it’s so far) so I have only attended the […]

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Aspial Bond 2016

Six months after a retail bond offering, Aspial are back in the market again to tap for funds. The 4-year Aspial bonds come with an annual yield of 5.3%, payable semi-annually. The yield is slightly better than last year’s 5.25% 5-year bond. The Aspial bond offer opens on 23 March 2016 at 9.00 a.m. and […]

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RIP Dr Michael Leong and Some of His Lessons

Most investors in Singapore would probably have heard of the portal, one of the first few websites on share investing in Singapore. was founded by Dr Michael Leong in 1999. This turned out to be one of his best investments as the site was subsequently sold to SPH in 2008 for $12 million. […]

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Valiant Capital Gold Boss Gone Missing

In yet another case of gold investment fraud here, the owner of a gold buy-back company Valiant Capital, had gone missing for a few months. The Valiant Capital in Singapore is not to be confused with Valiant Capital Partners or Valiant Capital Management, which are hedge fund companies. Valiant Capital operated a similar scheme as what Genneva […]

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The Upcoming Death of Unregulated Investments

About one year after MAS did a public consultation on their proposals to enhance safeguards of some forms of unregulated investments, they have studied the responses and are now ready to put this into law. Retail investors in non-conventional investment products will now be accorded the same regulatory safeguards as investors in capital markets products. This […]

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