Posts tagged ‘stock market’

Is Now the Right Time to Make Financial Changes?

Posted December 14, 2016 under 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

Posted September 9, 2016 under 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?

Posted July 29, 2016 under 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?

Posted June 14, 2016 under 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

Posted June 10, 2016 under 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

Posted June 8, 2016 under 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

Posted June 6, 2016 under 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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Understanding The Stock Market: An Online Seminar for Beginners

Posted September 7, 2015 under Investing, News and Events | 42 Comments

The Philippine stock market has been going down since April 2015, and a lot of Filipino investors are fearful about losing their hard-earned money. However, a few of the stock market investors I know are on the other side of the fence, and are actually glad that stock prices are falling. Why are most people […]

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Why Investing in the Stock Market Should Be Like Falling in Love

Posted May 20, 2015 under Investing | 10 Comments

Investing in the stock market should be like falling in love; and here are 5 reasons why. 1. You should be willing to take the risk. There is a real chance to lose money in the stock market, and that should be okay. Because like surviving a heartbreak – it will only make you stronger. […]

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Philippine Stocks That You Should Buy For Long-Term Investment

Posted January 28, 2015 under Investing | 51 Comments

The stock market is one of the best places to invest your money for the long-term. When I say long-term, that means you should be willing to let your money “sleep” and grow for at least 5 years or more – the longer, the better. Also, if you cannot commit to study and time the […]

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Good Investments for 2015: Where To Put Your Money This Year

Posted January 5, 2015 under Investing | 27 Comments

It’s now time to answer what many Filipino investors are asking… where should they invest in 2015? But before I tell you my investment tips for the Year of the Sheep, let’s take a look first at my recommendations last year and check how the market performed with respect to my advise. A Year in […]

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Join My Webinar: Stock Market Investing For Beginners

Posted December 11, 2014 under Investing, News and Events | 49 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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