Exploring 5G Technology – Looking At The Networking Companies Involved

5G is poised to radically change how people and devices connect. Its high capacity (1Gb per second download speeds), low latency (<1 millisecond), and massive connectivity implications could spark innovation around IoT use cases, drive global connectivity, and could ultimately help economic growth. In this series, I will be exploring 5G cellular technology and what … Continue reading Exploring 5G Technology – Looking At The Networking Companies Involved

Avarga Ltd (SGX:U09) – To Benefit From Crazy Lumber Prices

Avarga Ltd (SGX:U09) is set to benefit from the huge spike in lumber price. Avarga Ltd is an investment holding company and its crown jewel is Taiga Building Products Ltd, a wholesale distributor of building materials in North America. Increase in homebuilding and renovation demand, combined with production cuts due to Covid-19, has caused lumber … Continue reading Avarga Ltd (SGX:U09) – To Benefit From Crazy Lumber Prices

It’s Hard to Measure Management Quality (Revisited)

I have written on this topic sometime last year. https://themosspiglets.com/2019/06/19/the-importance-of-assessing-management-quality/ Last week, we received news about a corruption case involving a former LTA staff and directors from several construction firms. https://www.businesstimes.com.sg/companies-markets/former-lta-deputy-group-director-charged-with-corruption I was surprised at this news especially with the people involved. Mr Henry Foo was once touted as one of the more promising LTA … Continue reading It’s Hard to Measure Management Quality (Revisited)

Understanding Financial Statements : Working Capital and Why It Is Important in Investing

I have started a series of posts on understanding financial statements. This is because I have received questions from readers asking whether there is a need to have a financial background in order to analyse annual reports/financial reports. I did not receive any formal finance or accountancy training. The only course I took was a … Continue reading Understanding Financial Statements : Working Capital and Why It Is Important in Investing

Powermatic Data (SGX:BCY) – Still Picking Up The Cash Flow

Powermatic Data (SGX:BCY) just released their long awaited full year results after a 2-month time extension filed with SGX RegCo. Since Feb 2020, the Group released updates on their operations in Suzhou. In a nutshell, operations were halted on 3 Feb 2020 due to mandatory closure under the directive of the local government and has … Continue reading Powermatic Data (SGX:BCY) – Still Picking Up The Cash Flow