Posts tagged ‘stock market investing’

Understanding The Stock Market: An Online Seminar for Beginners

Updated: September 18, 2015 | 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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How to Compare Stocks for a Financial Edge

Updated: October 25, 2014 | Guest Posts | 1 Comment

How do you compare companies in the stock market? How do you know which one you should buy? I asked a stock trader friend to write about it and here’s what he has to say. — Because there are so many different stocks that you will have to choose from, it is important that you […]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Stay Away From The Stock Market

Updated: June 26, 2016 | Investing | 3 Comments

The Philippine stock market index has been on a losing streak since March of this year. A lot has been happening in the country right now, and the economy is in my opinion, stalled and “confused” about where it should go. While many believe that the fundamentals are still positive long-term, recent events such as […]

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Reader Mail #26: When To Sell Your Stocks and Other Stock Market Questions

Published: November 15, 2013 | Investing, Reader Mail | 1 Comment

Because of my recent posts about the stock market, especially after the last one on Compound Annual Growth Rate, a good number of readers started asking me questions about stock market investing. Below, I’m sharing with you the answers I gave to the most common questions they sent. For clarity and brevity, I’ve formatted this […]

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8 Charts That All Philippine Stock Market Investors Should See

Updated: November 28, 2016 | Investing | 3 Comments

Hello there stock market investor and welcome to this 5-minute lesson about the Philippine stock market. Below are eight charts that I would like you to see. Each of these charts provide interesting insights, all of which leads to one important lesson about investing in the stock market that I hope you’ll learn and remember. […]

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Four Reasons Why You Should NOT Invest In The Stock Market

Updated: February 28, 2017 | Investing | 14 Comments

People constantly ask me if it’s a good time to invest in the stock market. Regardless if it’s a bull or a bear market, there are always questions on how to start investing. It is expected, because when it comes to investing, the stock market is really the first thing to come into mind for […]

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Are You an Investor or a Trader? A Simple Test To Find Out

Updated: June 26, 2016 | Investing, Personal Finance | 24 Comments

Many people don’t know that investing is different from trading. Investing is long-term, which means you buy, hold and sell after several years or even decades. Trading is short-term, which means you buy and then sell only after a few days, weeks or months. In forex, some traders buy and sell only after a few […]

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How To Pick The Right Stocks For Cost Averaging: Passive Stock Market Investing Part 3

Updated: September 11, 2013 | Investing | 120 Comments

Welcome to the third and final part of this series. Hopefully by now, you already know how to do cost averaging and likewise understand how cost averaging works from a mathematical point of view. As promised, in this last part – we shall examine actual Philippine stocks and see how your investment would have performed […]

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How Does Cost Averaging Work: Passive Stock Market Investing Part 2

Updated: February 21, 2011 | Investing | 12 Comments

In the previous post, I showed you How To Do Cost Averaging – which is simply investing equal monetary amounts regularly on a particular stock over a period of time. For Part 2, I shall try to explain how cost averaging actually works. First, you should know that cost averaging is not limited to the […]

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How To Do Cost Averaging: Passive Stock Market Investing Part 1

Updated: January 17, 2012 | Investing | 86 Comments

There are two basic ways to invest in the stock market. The first one is active trading which involves “timing the market” and doing fundamental and technical analysis. The second one is passive investing or cost averaging which involves doing steady investments through time. If you want to invest in the stock market but you […]

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