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What Can SGXcafe Do For You? - 8 Jul 2016 (Updated: 14 Aug 2016)

SGXcafe is constantly evolving, and as I continue to add features to SGXcafe, even I am starting to lose count of them. Therefore, I believe that many users - especially new users - might miss out on many features that SGXcafe offers. This article aims to record all the features available in SGXcafe, and this article will be updated as new features are added. I highly recommend for you to at least ...


Improved Portfolio Reporting - 3 Jul 2016

One of the main goals of SGXcafe is providing a portfolio management tool. It is also one of the most popular features in SGXcafe. When I added the ability for one account to have multiple portfolios, it was quickly adopted and used by hundreds of users. However, at that time, you could not look at individual portfolio for the portfolio reporting tab and a few users requested to have this feature added. ...


Why and How I Use Dividend Strength - 24 Jun 2016

As many of you would know, I initially built SGXcafe for my personal investment needs. Hence many tools here exist because I use them personally for my own investing. iAssist and iSuggest were tools that I built in an attempt to help me diversify my portfolio as it was rather challenging to decide which stock to add to my portfolio among the several hundred stocks listed in SGX. However, there is a ...


Updates: Visualization, Watchlist Limit, and Renamed Stocks - 20 Jun 2016

A quick update on a few tweaks around SGXcafe. One of the top feature requests recently in SGXcafe is having more visualization. Specifically, the ability to see at a glance how much dividends you receive monthly (against other years) historically and pie charts to see your portfolio's breakdown by sector, industry and companies. Feel free to suggest more if there is other information you'd like to ...


APAC Stock Information Now On SGXcafe - 18 Jun 2016 (Updated: 25 Jun 2016)

When I was licensing data, the data provider insisted on selling me the information for APAC region as a package instead of just Singapore alone. Was it so that they could charge me a higher price? In any case, seeing as I have the information, I have been wanting to organize and share those data. Today, I am happy to share that you can now find information of stocks listed in APAC exchanges such as ...




SGXcafe Now Supports Multiple Portfolios - 13 Jun 2016

Recently, quite a few users have independently requested for the ability to have multiple portfolios in a single account. It seems typical to have multiple investment accounts, such as CDP, CPF, and SRS. Although this seems like a straightforward feature, it actually requires significant amount of time and effort to build because: 1. SGXcafe was built with the assumption of one portfolio per account, ...


How My Wife Uses SGXcafe - Dividend Strength - 7 Jun 2016 (Updated: 24 Jun 2016)

Recently, I finally managed to convince my wife to start investing directly using her own account. That is, she now has to decide for herself what and when to buy/sell. I did this partly so that she can directly feedback to me about what features needs to be improved or added to SGXcafe for users like her. I'll let her tell you about her experience using SGXcafe. --- Unlike Evan, I have no interest ...


Frequently Asked Questions - 2 Jun 2016 (Updated: 9 Sep 2016)

I regularly receive questions related to SGXcafe and often the same questions are asked over and over again, hence I think it is time to consolidate them in one place. This article will serve as a placeholder for FAQ and I will update this article as I receive more questions. How do I use SGXcafe? While I constantly add new features to SGXcafe, they will be centered around two themes: Helping you manage ...


Portfolio Sharing 2.0 - 28 May 2016

Initially, the portfolio sharing feature was added with the intention to allow SGXcafe users to easily share their portfolios on their own blogs as I saw many financial bloggers in Singapore sharing their well-crafted portfolios but in a technically-inefficient way (e.g. copy and paste from excel sheet to html). Interestingly, this feature is gaining popularity in SGXcafe itself, especially after the ...


Rank and Compare Stocks Based on What Matters to You - 22 May 2016

Out of the several hundred stocks listed in SGX, how do you choose which one to buy? Use value investing to find the undervalued stocks? Find stocks with huge growth potential? Find income stocks that would give high and stable dividends for many years to come? Or...? Everyone has their own school of thought (e.g. Value investing, Growth investing, Income investing, etc) for choosing what stock to ...




What Others Say About SGXcafe "Overall, this is a simple and easy to use platform. Its free to use so no harm giving it a try if you're an investor also."  —  SG Young Investment

"Previously, I have tracked my portfolio using Excel and VBA to get live stock quotes from Yahoo Finance. However, that was a tedious and awkward way to track and share your own portfolio (compared to using SGXcafe)."  —  The Magic Formula

"I found SGXcafe to be easy to navigate and has all the useful information at one glance."  —  Turtle Investor

"100% local made website for your portfolio needs"  —  Felix

"After fiddling with it for the past week, I have been impressed by the intuitive, user-friendly and aesthetically-pleasing features on its platform."  —  My 15 Hour Work Week


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