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3 Things You Need To Know About the Singapore Share Market Today

Welcome to Wednesday! Here are three things about Singapore’s share market you might want to look at today and over the rest of the week.

1. Warren Buffett is probably the first famous investor most new investors would learn about when starting their investing journey. But instead of just learning from his successes, it might also be worthwhile to pick up a lesson or two from his mistakes. Here are three of his investment blunders that are worth noting and learning from.

2. Being a successful investor requires time and effort. To minimise those and yet achieve maximum results, some investors prefer to work with a checklist. My colleague Chin Hui Leong had just done some great work on a checklist that every investor can use to help them become a better at it. It’s split into three parts, so here they are: Part 1; Part 2; and Part 3. Do check them out.

3. Oil prices have continued sliding downward. With that, the outlook for oil and gas companies grows dimmer and dimmer. Some investors might be tempted to make a bet on a rebound in the price of oil, but here is why you shouldn’t be doing that.

Meanwhile, the fall in oil prices have also led to the decline in share prices for many oil-related companies. As a result, companies like Swiber Holdings Limited (SGX: AK3) and JES International Holdings Limited (SGX: EG0) are looking really cheap right now on a statistical basis. But, are they really cheap or do they just seem cheap? Join my colleague Chong Ser Jing as he looks at why these “cheap” oil stocks might be more dangerous than you think.

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The information provided is for general information purposes only and is not intended to be personalised investment or financial advice. Motley Fool Singapore contributor Stanley Lim does not own any companies listed above.