The Weekly Nibble: Singapore-Listed Stocks That Might Beat the Market in 2018
Here are some of the most interesting articles that have appeared on the Motley Fool Singapore’s website this week.
The new year is here, and therefore, a question on your mind might be, “What stocks can I buy for 2018?”
As if to say “I heard you”, my Foolish colleague, Chong Ser Jing, came up with a list of 30 best stocks for the year using Joel Greenblatt’s Magic Formula.
The formula was made famous by his book, The Little Book That Beats The Market. The author cum investor had annual returns of 50%, before fees, from 1985 to 1994. This also means that if you had invested your money with him, it would have doubled every 1.4 years.
To go one step further and know how cheap and good the 30 stocks are, you can head here.
(Cautionary note: As mentioned here, not all 30 stocks will make you money. Diversification is key when using this strategy.)
Below is a round-up of the performance of the Singapore market last year – from the best real estate investment trusts to the worst blue-chip companies to the best sectors.
a) 7 Things Investors Should Know About How Different Sectors Performed In The Stock Market Over The Past Year – click here
b) These 5 Blue Chips Lost To The Straits Times Index In 2017 – click here
c) The 2 Worst Performing REITs In 2017 – click here
d) These 6 Blue Chips Beat The Straits Times Index In 2017 – click here
e) The 6 Best Performing REITs In 2017 – click here
In this article, Jeremy Chia explains to us the factors to consider when building our portfolio. The three factors are (1) finding out our risk tolerance; (2) determining our monthly expenditure; and (3) assessing our financial knowledge.
All three aspects are equally important, and we must make sure we have them covered before investing our very first cent.