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The Weekly Nibble: How New Investors Can Navigate the Stock Market

Here are some of the more interesting articles that have appeared in the Motley Fool Singapore’s website this week.

Three Tips New Investors Must See

As a new investor, we might have many questions regarding the stock market. In his article, Jeremy Chia, provides answers to three frequently-asked questions from new investors.

The three topics covered are: 1) how much to invest in the first stock; 2) where to get stock ideas; and 3) should your portfolio be managed by yourself or outsourced to professionals.

On the Oil and Gas Industry

The oil and gas industry has been in doldrums for the past few years due to depressed oil prices. However, the low prices could present opportunities for contrarian investors. Jeremy Chia presents the growth factors in the industry here.

Furthermore, he brings to our awareness three risks – price risk, political risk and operational hazard risk – that companies in the oil and gas industry face. You can read his piece here.

A Quick Guide For Investors To The Retail Brands Under Dairy Farm International Holdings Ltd

In this article, Lawrence Nga, explores the various brands held under Dairy Farm International Holdings Ltd’s (SGX: D01) food, health and beauty, home furnishings, and restaurant businesses.

Some of the common brands in its stable include Cold Storage, Giant, and 7-11.

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The information provided is for general information purposes only and is not intended to be personalised investment or financial advice. The Motley Fool Singapore has recommended shares of Dairy Farm International Holdings Ltd. Motley Fool Singapore contributor Sudhan P doesn’t own shares in any companies mentioned.