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The Motley Fool’s Hottest Articles for August

It’s the first Monday of September and the fresh start of a new month. What better time than now to look back on some of The Motley Fool Singapore’s hottest stories for the month of August? Here’re five of them. Enjoy!

1. The Most Important Investing Chart You Have To See

Charts are used so often in investing that they are a dime and dozen. But every once in a while, there’d be one which can convey powerful information that can make us see the whole investing landscape with a different lens. There’s one such chart in here. See it if you want to become a better investor.

2. What Investors Need to Know About Japfa Limited’s Initial Public Offering

Japfa Ltd (SGX: UD2) is a very new share given that it had just begun trading on 15 August 2014 at 9am. The market seems to like what it’s seeing with the industrial farmer as its shares closed at S$0.93 last Friday, some 16.3% higher than its listing price of S$0.80.

But before you get excited by that big short-term spike in price and attempt to do anything with Japfa’s shares, jump in here to find out what you really need to know about the company, its business, and its risks.

3. What Investors Need to Know About IREIT Global’s Upcoming Initial Public Offering

IREIT Global (SGX: UD1U) is another new kid on the block given that it first started trading only on 13 August 2014. The real estate investment trust is also the first of its kind in Singapore given that it owns commercial properties located in Germany. Jump in here to find out what you need to know about the REIT’s business and risks.

P.S.: Did you know that the REIT has a huge risk of tenant concentration that investors should be aware of?

4. How to Find Great Dividends While Relaxing By the Coast

Finding great dividend shares need not involve the use of complicated formulas or hulking spreadsheets. Jump in here to find out why that’s so!

Some shares discussed in here: Sheng Siong Group Ltd (SGX: OV8), Straits Times Index (SGX: ^STI)

5. Great Eastern Holding Limited: One of Five Remarkable Singapore Pioneers

Singapore’s National Day took place just a few weeks ago! In celebration of our nation’s founding, we take a look at five companies which have been around for more than a century and which have contributed to the growth, health, and vibrancy of Singapore’s economy.

Some shares discussed: Great Eastern Holdings Limited (SGX: G07), Boustead Singapore Limited (SGX: F9D)

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