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'I made a lot of textbook mistakes'

Student Ronald Sim made some classic errors when he started investing, like selling in a panic or buying on a tip
Monday, March 30, 2015 - 05:50
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"I am looking a lot more at small-capitalisation stocks these days, some mid-cap, less-covered names. Companies I prefer are those which I have an understanding of, like consumer, real estate, financials, manufacturing, telcos." - Ronald Sim (above)

FINAL-YEAR Singapore Management University (SMU) student Ronald Sim, a business and finance major, laughs when he recalls his first investments, made using money his parents saved for his university education that he did not need to use.

"I made a lot of textbook mistakes," said the SMU