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The 10 Most Traded Stocks or Companies on eToro’s Global Platform

Published: May 29, 2020 | Investing, News and Events | 6 Comments

Social trading and multi-asset brokerage company, eToro has recently launched commission-free trading for US stocks to the Asia-Pacific. This zero-commission offering applies to all stocks on its platform that are traded on the Nasdaq and New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). And this makes them the first platform to offer commission-free stocks and fractional shares globally. […]

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Overcoming The Fear of Losing Money (Episode 20)

Updated: June 1, 2020 | Freelancing, Investing, Mindsetting, Podcast | No Comments

Listen to Episode 20 Summary of Episode 20: The story of my visit to my doctor friend. (1:00) I’m a firm believer that you should not invest on things that you don’t understand. That’s why the first step is always to invest in yourself, to invest in knowledge. (3:45) Watch a FREE online financial coaching […]

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12 Irrefutable Principles of Investing

Published: May 19, 2020 | Investing | 1 Comment

In my opinion, one of the best investing mentors that I have today is Sir Rex Mendoza, the President & CEO of Rampver Financials. He has so much experience in the Philippine market, that I am always excited to learn from him whenever he gives a talk during IMG Conventions. Today, I’m sharing with you […]

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Making Money in Oil: How Do You Trade “Black Gold”?

Updated: August 24, 2020 | Investing, News and Events | 1 Comment

The week of 20 April 2020 will definitely go into history books because for the first time, the West Texas Intermediate (WTI), the U.S. oil benchmark, dived down into negative territory. What does this mean? If I were an oil seller and you were a buyer, a negative price means I’m willing to pay you […]

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What To Do With Your Finances Now That the Stock Market is in Bear Territory

Published: April 13, 2020 | Guest Posts, Investing | 1 Comment

We are living in an unprecedented time in our history where many people are in a state of distress and panic. With the recent outbreak of the coronavirus disease, known as COVID-19, almost all countries around the world are currently battling this disease. Almost everything that surrounds us lately has been affected by the virus; […]

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It’s Hard to Hit a Target That You Cannot See (Episode 14)

Published: April 9, 2020 | Investing, Personal Finance, Podcast | No Comments

Listen to Episode 14 Summary of Episode 14: As a financial planner, it’s important for me to know your financial goals before I can confidently give you advice on what you should do with your money. (3:17) Mentioned study: The origins of the S.M.A.R.T. Criteria The definition of having S.M.A.R.T.E.R. goals. (5:54) Specific Measurable Attainable […]

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Let’s Look at What People are Trading and Investing on During This Pandemic

Published: April 7, 2020 | In Focus, Investing | 2 Comments

Recently, I found out that eToro released their internal data on client trades and trends during this coronavirus pandemic. I personally found this very interesting. So, I wanted to share this with everyone. And hopefully, by knowing where eToro’s millions of users are putting their money on, you can also gain insight on what you […]

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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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