Smart Reads of the Week: A Sudden Plunge

2020-09-11     thesmartinvestor
Smart Reads of the Week: A Sudden Plunge

Just when we thought we were safe, stock markets started swooning again.

Significant progress has been made in the last few months on the COVID-19 front.

Numerous companies and research teams are working around the clock on a viable vaccine.

Some countries have even claimed success, though these have yet to be verified.

Many economies are recovering from the strict lockdowns and movement restrictions, albeit slowly.

Markets were also pricing in a more sanguine outlook.

Until now.

The sudden decline is a reminder that risks still exist, and that we should not take them for granted.

While there are clear reasons to feel optimistic that we are winning the war, you, the investor, still need to remain vigilant.

Here’s a list of our top articles this week.

1. 2 Blue-Chip Companies for Your Retirement Portfolio

Worried about your retirement and need to look around for great companies to buy for your investment portfolio? Here are two blue-chip companies that may fit the bill.

2. 2 Singapore Shares That Could Go on to Crush the Stock Market

These two Singapore companies possess catalysts that may allow them to perform significantly better than the Straits Times Index (SGX: ^STI).

3. 3 Blue-Chips Trading Near Their 52-Week Lows

These three blue-chip companies are trading near their year-lows. Could they be bargains?

4. 3 REITs That Have Fallen 20% or More

We turn our attention to three REITs that have seen a more than 20% decline in their share prices. Should you add them to your investment watchlist?

5. 3 Things You Need to Know About Mapletree Commercial Trust Before You Buy

Here are three interesting facts about Mapletree Commercial Trust (SGX: N2IU) that you should know before including it in your investment portfolio.

6. These 2 Retail Stocks Are Growing Despite the Pandemic

If you thought retail was dead, think again. Here are two stocks that are still growing their business despite COVID-19.

7. This Food Caterer is Looking to Ride the Property Boom: Should You Invest?

Real estate continues to perform well despite the pandemic. So much so that this food catering company has jumped on the property bandwagon. Should you consider investing in it?

8. Can Singapore Telcos Ride the 5G Wave?

5G promises significantly quicker download speeds and faster connectivity. Can Singapore’s telecommunication companies ride this wave to report better financial performance?

9. 3 Psychological Biases That Could Trip Up Your Investment Process

Emotional control is important if you want to invest well. Here are three biases that could screw up your investment process.

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