The Green Dollar


dirgod has written 109 posts for Tropical City State

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Handling Opinions

An objective of the “Green Dollar” is to facilitate progress in renewable energy as a viable part of economic systems and be an accessible source of unfamiliar information for people in varying parts of the industry. So it will provide renewable energy science information for energy fund analysts and vice versa, coverage on impacts on … Continue reading

Cycling at 6pm

Took off from home at 6pm, expecting to get to Raffles City slightly before 7pm, leaving me enough time to clean up a little before getting to the classroom in time. Didn’t work out that way. Traffic was heavy: it was the peak period, and it’s definitely different from cycling in the weekend, when cars … Continue reading

Cycling three consecutive days for the first time

Saturday was to the SGX centre, Sunday was to Hotel 81 at Jalan Besar, Monday was to China Square Central. Nothing much to comment on for the first 2 days. Just that they took about an hour each. On Saturday I took the Dover- Holland Road- Orchard- River Valley next to Great World City- Chinatown- … Continue reading

A letter to the Editor of Frommer’s guide to SEA, 6th Edition

Dear Editor, I am a Singaporean and I like reading about Singapore written by good writers, travel and otherwise, because for me, it is most times very amusing. I enjoyed reading Frommer’s SEA guide, 6th edition, because I realised how restricted the country sounds. I am sure there must be truth hidden in its depths … Continue reading

BW Offshore postpones Singapore dual listing

BW Offshore postpones Singapore dual listing Quoted from TODAY, 3rd Oct: “BW Offshore chief executive officer Carl Arnet said: “We have looked at the success, or probably more accurately, the lack of success of some of the dual listings when liquidity has not been supplied to the market. For a market to function you need … Continue reading

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Working with pockets of unknown information

I’m learning how to read figures for “Green Dollar” these days. Since figures are objective and finance has a certain veil over it, I’m forced to think of ways to work around pockets of confidential or unknown information. As a garage journalist living without insider news, I like kidding myself into thinking that paid analysts … Continue reading

Lifting an eyelid to Sustainable Building Evaluation

Just last week, a breakfast was organized at the International Green Building Conference  (IGBC) to perk Chiefs of corporations and government officials up to green building. It got them to think about valuating it, or in money speak, green-valuating property, whichever way relates better to them. To be honest, for the whole span of a … Continue reading

Blackrock: Profile

Blackrock is focused on companies that

1. have individual stock specific catalysts to release additional value

2. benefit the most from an improvement in the macro environment, through either higher oil prices or increased industry capital expenditure.

3. oil services

(Backdrop of oil price driven earnings revisions is a positive one, there are many company-specific factors to highlight even in flat price environemnt. Companies that are low-cost producrs and have strong resource positions, and high impact exploration programmes that are attracting value.)

For more information, contact:
Robin Batchelor, MD, portfolio manager and joint chief investment officer of blackrock's natural resources equity team, or Poppy Allanby: fund manager of Blackrock's natural resources equity team.