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Servicing Airports Makes for a Gentle Landing

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SATS Limited is a Singapore-based provider of gateway and food services at 45 airports across Asia. Its main operations are in Changi International Airport. It also has operations at Singapore’s cruise terminal, Marina Bay Cruise Center. Profitable Growth has remained World Class since 2015 for the company.

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A Time to Be Thankful and Take Stock…

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In the Top 5 this week, we ask just how bad bond losses can get, we share what we should be thankful for in the stock market, and look back at investing forty years ago. All this and more…

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Ground Control to Major Thai (Telecom)

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Intouch Public Company Limited invests in telecoms, satellite and media businesses. Its biggest and most profitable investments are its 40% stake in Advanced Info Service (ADVANC TB), a Thai telecom leader, and its 41% stake in Thaicom—a major leading satellite communications business in the Asia-Pacific region.

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The Scotland Hong Kong Connection

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Founded in China in 1832, Jardine Strategic Holdings Limited holds majority stakes in Jardine Matheson (JM SP), Dairy Farm (DFI SP), Hongkong Land (HKL SP), Mandarin Oriental (MAND SP), Cycle & Carriage (JCNC SP) and Astra International (ASII IJ).

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A Juicy Thai Stock

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Malee Group Public Company Limited, founded in 1964, is a Thai company that produces and distributes largely food and beverage products for domestic and oversea markets. Chatchai Boonyarat has led the company for more than 20 years, a timeline that gives many investors confidence.

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A Customer Called Japan

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M.C.S. Steel Public Company Limited fabricates and distributes 70,000 tons of structural steel products annually. Its main products are steel beams used predominantly in the construction of high-rise buildings. MCS ranks among the best 130 of 650 small materials companies in the world.

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The Problem with Reading Too Much into Correlation

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Top 5 of the Week November 21 - Become a #betterinvestor

In the Top 5 this week, discover how private equity funds are the new hedge funds, what the relationship is between stocks and the dollar, and why the universe is designed against us. All this and more…

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Become a Better Investor’s Top 5 Bloggers 2016

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Our list of the Top 5 investment bloggers in 2016 from around the world that can help you Become a Better Investor. We base our rank on 130+ featured investment bloggers, 220 investment articles, and 694 bullet points.

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Gearing Doesn’t Matter for Return

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Does investing in low-gearing companies generate superior returns? We test this over 10 years on about 9,000 stocks globally. Unfortunately, the key to outperformance seems to be found elsewhere.

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Where Indonesians Go to Meat Up

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PT Japfa Comfeed Indonesia Tbk is the second largest poultry feed producer in Indonesia. It comprises approximately 22% of the market. Handojo Santosa has led the company since 1997 and has faced challenges with the financial performance in the past five years.

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