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4 traits of millennial homebuyers and how they impact properties
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by Property Soul Still remember my previous blog post “3 disruptive trends that will forever change the property industry”? There is a fourth trend on millennial homebuyers. Millennials (not the yellow color “minions” in the Despicable Me movie) are also known as Generation Y. They Read More

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Why unemployment is the real killer in the property game
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by Property Soul Last Wednesday Federal Reserve announced a quarter-point rate hike as the industry has expected. This is the second approved raise by the central bank this year. There will still be a third round most likely in September. Why rate hike is not Read More

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Estate planning – preventing the splitting of heirs and family fights
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by 99.co The press statement by Lee Hsien Yang and Dr Lee Wei Ling admonishing their brother – Lee Hsien Loong (LHL), current Prime Minister of Singapore – in relation to Lee Kuan Yew’s express wish in his Will and/or Codicil to have Read More

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Arguments for minimum wage by Prof Lim sound and clear
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Sharing the video of the interview of Professor Lim Chong Yah by Channel News Asia, Former GIC Chief Economist, Mr Yeoh Lam Keong agreed with Prof Lim’s points about minimum wage, saying that Prof Lim has set out the arguments for the need Read More

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Nasdaq tumbling flags risks ahead
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By Margaret Yang, CMC Markets Technology giants’ share prices tumbled following Goldman Sachs’ call for vigilance, sending the Nasdaq index down by 1.8% on Friday evening. Profit-taking activities were behind this sell-off, as Goldman Sachs warned that FAANG stocks – Facebook (-3.3%), Amazon Read More

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US market attempts new highs despite oil plunge, UK election in focus
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By Margaret Yang, CMC Markets The WTI Crude oil price plunged nearly 5% overnight to US$ 45.8 area this morning, as the US DoE data indicated a surprising surge in US commercial inventory. Crude oil stocks climbed 3.29m barrels over the last week, Read More

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Useful tips to unmask the wolves’ sheep clothing
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by Property Soul Another property investment company A2A Capital was being put on the investor alert list by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). The company marketed a land-banking scheme with investment in the United States and Canada that promised attractive returns of Read More

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‘Risk-off’ sentiment prevails ahead of UK election
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By Margaret Yang, CMC Markets With several major political and economic events dominating market movements, traders are positioning themselves for rising volatility this Thursday and Friday. The three major events on 8th and 9th June are: UK general election (GBP, EUR, FTSE 100, Read More

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Weaker-than-expected nonfarm payrolls sends dollar and oil lower
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By Margaret Yang, CMC Markets The US nonfarm payroll figure in May came in far below the market’s expectations, sending the US dollar to its lowest level against its major counterparts for nearly six months. The US dollar index June contract dived to Read More

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Why some companies like Gong Cha change their name?
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by Singsaver.com.sg It’s often discomforting when companies like Gong Cha change their name, but there are very good business reasons behind it. You might think it’s a terrible idea for a company like Gong Cha to change their name. They’ve been in business Read More

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