Finding Market Opportunities in Turmoil Times - Do Experts Stay Out?

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Level 9, Big Picture Theatre

Singapore 068912


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As uncertainty looms with the US-China trade war, uncertainty of US interest rates & developing situation in Hong Kong, what does this means for investors and traders in the equities and commodities markets?

Hear from our panel of speakers who are veterans in the financial markets, as they share with you their views on the market and how we can adapt our way of trading to take advantage of turmoil market conditions.

Who's it for?

Anyone who is keen to boost their trading knowledge.

Seminar topics:

1. Unravel the complexity between trade war & U.S. interest rate, investing beyond just stocks and properties

Speaker: Wong Kon How, Managing Director, Weipedia Pte Ltd

With trade war not looking to end anytime soon, coupled with the uncertain direction of the U.S. interest rate, how are both going to pan out in the end?

Find out from Kon How, Managing Director of Weipedia, what the impact will be on the markets and our investments. He will also explain the variables we should be looking out for, and how we can best prepare ourselves other than the conventional way of investing.

2. How to Spot Trading Opportunities & Trade Them Using Knock-Outs

Speaker: Terence Tan, CMT, Head of Education & Business Development of IG Asia

Knock-Outs are literally a game-changer in trading as they limit your maximum risks in each of your trades (even during black swan events!)

Join Terence as he takes you through the features of Knock-Outs, and how to apply them after spotting trading opportunities in various markets.

• What Are Knock-Outs & how to limit your maximum risks during turmoil market conditions

• How Double “Stoplosses” can help in your trades

• Implementing various trading strategies using Knock-Outs

3. Trading The Broader Markets – An Alternative Approach

Speaker: Gerard Tong, Principal Director of Epitrain Pte Ltd

It is often necessary to take some risks to gain a return. And indeed, that is what many do when trading the markets, where one tries to be quick and nimble in order to seize opportunities when they arise. Instead of taking a "quick and nimble trading", would a longer-term approach yield better results? Join Gerard Tong, Director of Epitrain, for more insights.

4. How To Adopt An Investing Mindset & Trade Nimbly On The Equity Markets

Speaker: Dr. David Kuo

Just like fine wine, picking the right stock to buy-and-hold is an acquired skill that is honed through time and experience trading in the markets. And it is often said that the same skillset also benefits position traders who buy and hold equities for just a few days to weeks, as they look for attractive value in companies. Find out from David Kuo, a well-known income investor & ex-CEO of The Motley Fool Singapore, where he shares with you the skillset that is instrumental to his success.

Speakers' biographies:

Wong Kon How – Managing Director, Weipedia Pte Ltd

Kon How has more than 20 years of trading experience in the finance industry. He founded Weipedia Private Limited and is also a SGX Academy professional trainer with Singapore Exchange.

He conducts workshops for industry practitioners, fund managers, propriety traders, dealers and retail investors. His clients and participants are securities and derivative exchanges, regulators, investment banks, institutions and brokers. His delivery has gained good reviews and testimonies from our partners and their clients. He also conducts training sessions for Trading Representatives as part of their Continuous Education Program in Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand.

Terence Tan

Terence Tan, CMT, Head of Education & Business Development of IG Asia

Terence Tan is a qualified Chartered Market Technician (CMT) since 2014, and is also a member of MENSA Singapore. Currently Head of Education and Business Development for IG Asia, Terence has accumulated 14 years of experience in the financial industry since 2006. He conducts seminars in topics such as Technical Analysis, Forex Trading, Risk Management, Trading Psychology and Trading Systems.

His background in Computing (Computer Engineering) back in NUS enables him to explore deeply into trading algorithms. He had also previously been featured on Channel NewsAsia - Money Mind.

Gerard Tong,The Principal, Epitrain Pte Ltd

Gerard is a seasoned banking industry professional who has amassed over 20 years’ diverse industry experience in Singapore and London, working with banks, service providers and market regulators. He has conducted lectures and executive training in financial market, project management, and Fintech programmes for audiences of different financial literacy throughout his professional career.

Gerard holds a Masters in Financial Engineering from National University of Singapore (NUS), is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), and attained WSQ Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA). He serves as an Adjunct Faculty Member at the Singapore Management University since 2013.

Dr. David Kuo

Dr David Kuo is the ex-CEO of The Motley Fool Singapore. He was also the Lead Analyst for Motley Fool Singapore’s Stock Advisor Gold and Stock Advisor Singapore premium services.

He is a well known financial broadcaster. He can be heard on the BBC World Service’s Business Matters Show, where he arouses listeners from Singapore in the East to New York in the West.

As a champion of long-term income investing, David sees stock market falls as terrific opportunities to buy solid dividend-paying shares at knock-down prices.

David’s views are regularly sought by the BBC, CNBC, Channel NewAsia and 938Live! His weekly newsletter “Take Stock Singapore” has over 100,000 readers. He also contributes columns in the Business Times.

He is a regular guest host on CNBC’s global business programme, Street Signs, and BBC’s Asia Business Report.

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Singapore 068912


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