The Ultimate Resource List for Investors
This investing resources list was curated (and continues to be updated) with the aim to compile all the useful resources that we use.
Investors tend to follow global and local news to stay abreast of the current economic situations. As efficient investors, we only look to several major news sources to avoid information overload. These are the news sources that we trust.
Although charting is not frequently done by value investors, retail investors still find charting tools useful. Most of the charting tools listed here are free, although there are payment plans for advanced options. Alternatively, your stock brokerage may provide charting tools as well.
Need to know what is the current situation in the economy? The resources in this segment will provide you with the economic data you need. Find everything from import data to export data, unemployment rates, interest rates, GDP, growth rates, credit ratings and more. Plus, these resources also provide country specific data for the global investors.
A compilation of useful stock screeners that investors can use to hunt for undervalued stocks. Do note that not all the stock screeners listed here are free.
Singapore focused Screeners and Portals
There are many stock screeners available online which have been built for the US stock market. But today, we see an increase in Singapore specific screeners and portals that provide accurate and timely information. We compile a list of these resources in this segment.
Initial Public Offering (IPO) is the first sale of a private company’s stocks to the public. If you are interested in investing in IPOs, here are some sources that lists upcoming ones with their respective IPO Prospectus.
Crowdfunding is a new investment tool that allows investors to invest in Small, Medium Enterprises (SMEs), some of which may be doing well but have not been listed. Here is a list of Crowdfunding platforms available in Singapore.
There are just too many finance blogs. We hand-picked just a few for you to start. You may like to visit TheFinance.sg, an aggregator of Singapore finance blogs, at http://thefinance.sg for an expanded reading list.
Dr Wealth is a investor-centric platform providing investor education and portfolio management tools. We changed our name from BigFatPurse to Dr Wealth in 2017 after an acquisition of Doctor Wealth Pte Ltd. This marked a new milestone as we embark on developing portfolio management app for DIY investors to track their investments conveniently and enhance their stock picking process.
Investment Moats is set up by Kyith Ng and have been around since 2005. He aims to share his experiences making sense of money, how money works and ways to grow his money. It hopes that by sharing his experiences, both good and bad, season investors can advice and critique his decisions and new investors can learn from them and find their own style.
A 15 Hour Work Week is like a dream come true for most people. This blog will chronicles the journey to create My 15 Hour Work Week and also illustrate an alternative path to guide others along, making it easier for anyone who is also aiming to attain semi-retirement earlier.
The Fifth Person shares investment tips, ideas and company analyses to help readers make better, more profitable investment decisions. The Fifth Person has been featured on national radio on 938LIVE and its investment articles have been published in The Business Times, AsiaOne, NewsLoop, and Business Insider.
3Fs documents and journals his journey towards the path of financial freedom. His goal is to reach financial independence by the age of 35, having by then hopefully amassed a cashflow which will be sufficient and sustainable to run on its own.
La papillion is french for butterfly. La papillion chronicles his journey from an amateur in the stock market to where he is today. And he says: “Have I turned into a beautiful butterfly? I don’t know, but I think my metamorphosis is still on-going now 🙂“
Likewise, there are many trading blogs. Here are some of the trading blogs that we have picked out.
Trader Steve shares about trend following as a trading technique and openly logs his trades. He also focuses on the psychology of trading as he has observed that this is the main reason many traders fail. It is just as (if not more) important than the entry/exit timing.
Interesting Startups in the finance and personal finance industry that have caught our attention. Some of these startups have made investing easy for the man on the street, and you may want to start paying attention to their services.
A recommended reading list for investors.
Retail Stock Brokers (Members of SGX-ST)
Stock brokers available to retail investors in Singapore. If you are looking to start investing, you will need to open a brokerage account. Refer to this list during your research.
Need to find out specific announcement dates or releases? Here are economic calendars you can refer to:
Need an easier way to track your portfolio and investment returns? This will be useful.
Backtesting often involves alot of data mining. Backtesting tools are gems which help to save a whole lot of time and effort when one is trying to test an investing strategy.
Portfolio Visualizer provides online portfolio analysis tools for backtesting, Monte Carlo simulation, tactical asset allocation and optimization, and investment analysis tools for exploring factor regressions, correlations and efficient frontiers.
Exchange Traded Funds are funds that aim to track the performance of an underlying asset. These funds are characterised by their ease of accessibility (you can purchase them from the stock market) and low management fees. These resources provide in depth information about different ETFs and their financials.
Where to download Annual Reports
For the value investors who study fundamentals, annual reports are a key source of data and information. Here are some annual reports databases arranged based on countries.
Where to Find Company Announcements
Company announcements can affect the performance of a stock. Here are some websites where you can obtain and keep track of the latest company announcements.
Finance and personal finance calculators that help us to make better finance decisions.
Research & Analyst Reports
Get insights from research and analyst reports on your desired stocks and learn more about the current sentiments.
Gold, Silver & Precious Metals
Gold, silver and precious metals are great tools for wealth protection. Find out the latest on the spot prices, industry and sentiments from these resources.