Creating a stock watch list

How should you create a stock watch list from the 700+ companies listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange?

There are numerous stock filtering system/ software to help you with that but the first thing you should do is to understand the type of stocks that's suitable for your personality.

Understand your stock investment needs

It takes numerous trial and error to differentiate between your want and your need. Understanding your stock investment need is an experimental process.

For example, you want to grow your savings aggressively but have little time to devote to the study of stock investments. In this case, a reputable dividend paying company may be more suited to your needs.

Filtering stocks that meet your needs

If you are looking for a passive income stream

If you want to screen for stocks that meet the criteria you've set

If you are interested in undervalued stocks

If you are new to stock investments

Once you have an idea of what you need, the next step is to decide on when to buy the stocks from your watch list.

You are your best investment advisor

The best decision maker for your stock investments is yourself. Only you will have the chance to fully understand your financial situation.

Each investor has different personalities, risk tolerance, financial needs and time constraint.

Financial professionals, including myself, can only play the part of a sidekick. You have to make the final decision.

Only you will know the deep desires that you want to accomplish in life. No other professional investment advisor can fully understand your financial needs.

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