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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.

3 Mental Models Investors Should Adopt

Charlie Munger, investor extraordinaire, recommends important mental models which investors should adopt. More »

Phillip Fisher’s Stock Investing Checklist: Part 4

Many investors have heard of Warren Buffett, but perhaps less known is Phillip Fisher, and his rules on investing in the stock market. Fisher... More »

3 Ways Cash-Rich Companies Can Create Shareholder Value

There are various methods for a company to utilise their cash balances, so which are the more favourable ones? More »

4 Effective Ways To Make The Most Out Of AGMs

As AGMs are only held once a year, it's best to be able to wring as much information as one can from them. More »

3 Investment Gurus You Should Pay Attention To

Their wisdom is derived from a long track record of good performance through various kinds of market conditions. More »

Why We Should Look Forward To Discounts In The Stock Market

There's nothing quite as attractive as a big sale so that investors can scoop up more shares of well-run companies. More »

Investment Analysis Demystified: Free Cash Flow

Cash, and not profit, is the lifeblood of any company. More »

Should You Rely On Market Forecasts To Make Investments?

Almost everyone has an opinion of where the markets are headed, but exactly how accurate are these forecasts and should we place reliance on... More »

The Usefulness Of Porters Five Forces In Analyzing Companies: Part 2

Continuing with Porters Five Forces analysis. More »

3 Emotions You Cannot Avoid During A Bear Market

When markets decline, investors can be swamped with negative emotions. Here are three of them along with suggestions on how to manage them. More »

Should You Sink Your Money Into Familiar Companies?

Peter Lynch's investment philosophy states that investors can look to familiar names for investments, but are investing really so simple? More »

4 Types Of Investment Moats You Should Learn About

Continuation of a series of articles on competitive moats. More »

3 Reasons Brokerage Reports Almost Always Ask You To Buy

Investors are left to wonder why brokerage reports are almost invariably tilted towards a "buy" recommendation. More »

3 Reasons Why Short-Selling Can Hurt Your Investment Performance

Short-selling is an activity which investors may be considering, but here's why I think it's such a bad idea. More »