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Traders and Investors Who Are Making Money Amidst the Bloody Global Market

Published: March 20, 2020 | In Focus, Investing | 1 Comment

The global financial market is in a rough patch. Everything is red and many are saying that we are all in the midst of history being made. The crash and volatility in the stock markets right now is one we haven’t seen since the 2008 financial crisis. As an investor or trader, it can be […]

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Primer: Investing in Art

Published: March 6, 2020 | In Focus, Investing | No Comments

Diversification is an important principle of investing. Putting your money in various types of financial instruments and asset classes helps minimize your risk. Aside from the usual paper assets such as stocks, bonds, and mutual funds; many long-term investors would also invest in tangible assets such as real estate, jewelries, antiques, rare collectibles, and of […]

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How I Invest and Manage My Finances When the Stock Market is Down

Published: March 2, 2020 | Investing, Personal Finance | 1 Comment

I’ve been investing since the early 2000’s and I’ve experienced how volatile the market can be. One of the worst downtrends I’ve seen happened in 2007-2008, during the US Subprime Mortgage Crisis. Moreover, the past decade hasn’t been that great at all, with the Philippine Index moving like a rollercoaster, and then going sideways in […]

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Global Markets are Down: What Can You Do?

Published: February 26, 2020 | Investing, News and Events | 1 Comment

Global markets have been like a rollercoaster for the past several weeks. After the initial downturn because of the coronavirus or COVID 19, markets had been recovering for 2 weeks. However, the end of last week saw prices turned red yet again. Last February 24 was bloody, all major markets opened and closed negative. While […]

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The Effect of Viral Outbreaks to Global Markets

Published: February 11, 2020 | In Focus, Investing | No Comments

The outbreak of the 2019-nCov or Novel Coronavirus is definitely affecting businesses around the world, most especially in China and Asia, including the Philippines. Apart from the real threat to public health and safety, social media is also being plagued with fake news, which adds to the already-worried behavior of people around the world. Thus, […]

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How to Choose the Best Investment For You

Published: February 5, 2020 | Investing, Personal Finance | 4 Comments

There are hundreds and thousands of investments out there. How do you choose the best one? Do you simply search for and then put your money on the investment with the highest returns? Well, the answer is both yes and no. Yes, you should do research to find the investment with the best performance. And […]

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The Best People to Copy on eToro

Published: January 8, 2020 | In Focus, Investing | No Comments

It’s now 2020! Another year has rolled past us and it was a very eventful year to say the least. If you’ve been following the global markets, this would be no surprise to you, but a quick recap of what happened in the markets in 2019 might give us a picture on what to expect […]

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A 10-Year Review of My Recommended Long-Term Stock Investments

Published: January 6, 2020 | Investing | 1 Comment

When people ask me which companies should they buy in the Philippine Stock Market, my default answer is the list of companies that my primary stock broker, COL Financial, recommends. They advocate these stocks for long-term investing, with particular emphasis that one should do cost averaging on them. Namely, these companies are: Ayala Corp. (AC) […]

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How To Invest in Premyo Bonds

Published: November 27, 2019 | In Focus, Investing, News and Events | No Comments

The Philippine Bureau of Treasury has officially launched its one-year peso-denominated “Premyo Bonds Para sa Bayan” last November 25. They hope that this offering will encourage more Filipinos to become investors. And as an incentive, apart from the usual fixed income you’ll earn, you also get the chance to win a condo unit, a million […]

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Investing on REITs – Real Estate Investment Trusts

Updated: July 13, 2020 | Investing | 1 Comment

What are Real Estate Investment Trusts? How do you invest in REITs? Is this a good investment? How risky is it to invest in REITs? Real Estate Investment Trusts have been in the local news in recent months. That’s because as of writing, the Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is already finalizing the guidelines […]

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Video: How Does The Stock Market Work?

Published: October 9, 2019 | Investing | 1 Comment

Have you ever wondered how the stock market was invented, and why does it exist? The stock market is not just a place where people like you and I make money. It is first and foremost, where companies go to raise funds for business expansion. How does it work? Watch the video below from TEDEd, […]

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How to Invest in The Stock Market If You Have No Experience at All

Updated: October 3, 2019 | Guest Posts, Investing, Personal Finance | 1 Comment

The stock market and the stock exchange are terms we often hear in the news. Young professionals and even students, often ask about how to invest in stocks for profit. You must understand that investing and making money in the stock market is not as easy as it looks like. You can end up losing […]

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Shiny Object Syndrome: What Is It and How To Beat It?

Updated: August 5, 2019 | Business, Investing, Productivity | 1 Comment

Have you heard of the Shiny Object Syndrome or SOS? I’ve met a handful of people who had it, and they didn’t know they did until I pointed it out to them. I once had a bad case of it. And I still fall ill to it sometimes. But through the years, I’ve become better […]

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