Posts tagged ‘stock market’

The Psychology of Investing: 9 Biases and Behavioral Mistakes You Must Avoid

Published: April 7, 2017 | Investing | 2 Comments

Author and financial expert, Dave Ramsey, claims that personal finance is 80% behavior and only 20% head knowledge. I agree. We can study and memorize all the theories and formulas in finance books but in the end, our actual financial decisions create the biggest impact on our cashflow. This is most especially evident on investing, […]

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3 Valuable Tips To Remember When Buying IPO Stocks

Published: March 30, 2017 | Investing | 3 Comments

One exciting part of investing in the stock market is buying IPO stocks. An initial public offering (IPO) is when the shares or stock of a private company is offered to the public for the first time. Years ago, Puregold was just a low-key supermarket chain in the country. But after its IPO in October […]

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Reader Mail #35: Investing is Risky if you Don’t Save

Published: February 18, 2017 | Reader Mail | 1 Comment

Someone recently asked me where he should invest. Specifically, he’s asking me if putting money in the stock market is a good idea. Ask me if it’s a good time to invest in the stock market, and I would always say, “YES!”. But what’s important is not really the status of the market or the […]

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Is Now the Right Time to Make Financial Changes?

Updated: January 12, 2017 | Guest Posts, In Focus | No Comments

We are about to bid farewell to 2016, and usher in a brand-new year. The year to date has been peppered with challenges and opportunities. Commodities markets endured a beating in Q1 and Q2 of 2016, with the oil price plunging to a multi-year low at just $26 per barrel in February. Equities markets reeled, […]

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How To Know If It’s Time To Sell Your Stock Investments

Published: September 9, 2016 | Investing | 4 Comments

A lot of stock market advice focus on buying. They’re usually geared towards which companies are good to buy today. But seldom do you hear or read tips on when you should sell those shares. Normally, it’s only when the market goes down do you ever hear people say that it’s time to sell. Unfortunately, […]

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What Happens in the Stock Market During Ghost Month?

Published: July 29, 2016 | In Focus, Investing | 9 Comments

Every year as the month of August comes, people in the stock market become fearful of the ghost month. Many advise to avoid investing during this time, as it is considered bad luck. According to Chinese tradition, particularly Buddhists and Taoists, the Festival of the Hungry Ghost is when the gates of hell are opened […]

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Reader Mail #33: How Much Can I Earn From the Stock Market?

Updated: June 26, 2016 | Investing, Reader Mail | 2 Comments

According to a recent study done by the Shareholders’ Association of the Philippines, less than 1% of Filipinos are invested in the stock market. The reasons vary but the primary cause would be the lack of general knowledge on how the stock market actually works. After all, this is not something being taught in our […]

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The Stock Market in 2010 As Seen on My Facebook

Published: June 10, 2016 | Investing | 5 Comments

It was September 2010, and the Philippines just elected a new president. Nonoy Aquino is set to deliver his first 100 days report in a few weeks, and the Philippine Stock Market is going up and hoping to reach an all-time record high. Everyone in the stock market were excited… and relieved, because 2008 was […]

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This is How People Lose Money in the Stock Market

Updated: June 26, 2016 | Investing | 2 Comments

The stock market is a battlefield. It’s a war between bears and bulls; between technical analysts and fundamental analysts; between traders and investors — there’s really so many sides fighting that it’s easy to get caught in a crossfire. When a bullet hits you while you’re out there, it will be hard to tell which […]

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How To Invest in the Stock Market: An Online Seminar for Beginners

Updated: June 26, 2016 | Investing, News and Events | 9 Comments

It was 2001 when I first opened an account with a stock broker. I deposited P10,000 with big hopes that I could turn it into a million pesos in a few months. I certainly believed it was possible, because the stock market is one of the best places to grow your money – at least […]

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