Royston Yang

Royston Yang has been an investor for the past 14 years and strongly believes that value investing is an effective way to grow one's wealth over time. He holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from NTU and also an MBA from NUS. Royston has worked in accounting and audit for the past 10 years and also has experience as a buy-side investment analyst for six and a half years. His first foray into value investing started after reading the seminal book "The Intelligent Investor" by the great Benjamin Graham. He cites Phillip Fisher, Howard Marks and Warren Buffett as strong influences on his investment style. Apart from investing, Royston also enjoys rock ballads, cycling and a game of squash.

It’s Time to Leave Old Ways of Thinking Behind

Investors need to continuously update their brains on new trends, and leave old, antiquated methods behind. More »

Why Constant Bad News Should Not Scare You Off From Investing

Putting bad news in perspective helps to tame our emotions and focus our thinking on what's important. More »

Manage Your Emotions Before You Think of Managing Your Money

A calm and logical emotional and psychological framework is essential to do well in investing. More »

Will Under-Performing Investments Ever See the Light of Day?

Some say it's darkest just before the dawn. More »

3 Deadly Investment Sins: Part 2

Delving into scenarios where investors may fall victim to lustful investing. More »

The Different Tastes Involved in Investing

Our taste buds may tell us a lot more about investing than we give them credit for. More »

Why You Need to Be Alert as an Investor

Stay alert when investing -- it will protect your portfolio and also save you lots of heartache. More »

Should We Only Invest When a Bear Market Arrives?

There is always this internal mental tug-of-war investors face - to invest now or to hold out for a bear market to arrive? More »

Is It Useful to Create Valuation Templates?

Templates may be used to assist the investor in investment decisions, but should not act as the be all, end all. More »

How Should Investors Assess Deviations From Expectations?

Understanding how expectations are set is a first step, while analysing the overall business environment is the next. More »

The Art of Thinking Clearly: Part 5

Looking at another three biases which cloud our thinking, judgement and investment decision-making. More »

Investment Analysis Demystified: Valuation Methodologies

Different methods are used to arrive at fair values for businesses - which are the better ones? More »

Buying Into the Consumer Goods Industry

Consumer goods form the bulk of purchases for most people and the industry is an essential cog in our economy. More »

Quiet Reflection Is Important for Our Investment Process

Spending some time each day thinking and reflecting greatly helps our investment process. More »