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

Welcome to Friday evening! Here are three things about Singapore’s share market and investing in general that you might want to look at today and over the rest of the week.

1. Although the stock market can be a great place to build lasting long-term wealth, it’s still a place where investors have to tread carefully because of the prevalence of individual stocks that end up being catastrophic long-term losers. What can an investor do to be more careful? One thing to look out for would be situations of extreme overvaluation and that’s something which investors of Singapore Medical Group Ltd (SGX: 5OT) and Jason Holdings Ltd (SGX: 5I3) may want to take note of now. I’ve dug deeper into the topic recently, so you can jump in here to find out more.

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2. My colleague Chin Hui Leong had recently listened to a podcast that was made by our U.S.-based colleagues. In it, he found some great bits of financial advice that are applicable for investors of all stripes and from all walks of life. Check out here for more!

3. It’s common for us to be checking our portfolios on a daily basis but do you know this seemingly harmless act can actually be harmful to our investing results and quality of life? The short answer as to why that’s so is that we feel the pain of losses more acutely than the joys of gains; and the stock market’s a champion in delivering short-term losses on a very frequent basis. For the long answer, hit this link.

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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 writer Chong Ser Jing doesn't own shares in any companies mentioned.