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

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

1. Fancy books that could help up your investing game? My Foolish colleague Lawrence Nga had recently shared four great choices that may do just that. Check them out here.

2. If you’re a new investor, here’s a piece of good news: Another Foolish colleague of mine, Esjay, had shared four tips for people who are new to the stock market.

One that he shared is that we should “Think long term.” That’s pretty sound advice, considering the advantages that we can bring to our side simply by extending our investing time horizon. For more of Esjay’s thoughts, jump in here!

3. Here’s a pop quiz. Can you name one similarity between Jason Holdings Limited (SGX: 5I3) and China Fishery Group Ltd (SGX: B0Z)? The former does timber floorings while the other’s a commercial fishing company, so it’s obvious that they are wildly different types of businesses.

But as it turns out, both companies serve as great learning points for investors who are keen to avoid making losses in the stock market. For three things that you can do to minimise your odds of picking a losing investment, 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 does not own shares in any companies mentioned.