BLOG: How’s It Gonna Be?

As of this writing (11:55pm, Wednesday, Singapore Time), U.S. stock indices continue their growth, even if the first quarter economic growth in the country was trimmed to 1.8% from the initial estimates of 2.4%. (BUT, GROWTH NONETHELESS) Dow Jones is currently up by 0.54%; the S&P 500 is up by 0.55%; and NASDAQ is up […]
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BLOG: Herd Mentality? Fear? What About Tomorrow?

Last week was a bust. The PSE index ended the week 2.28% or 144.5pts lower at 6,182.17 – amid investors’ continued over-reaction to the Fed’s announcement that it may consider tapering of its stimulus program by the end of the year. This week, we’ve just seen the PSEi yesterday fell nearly 20% from its highs […]
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BLOG: Do We Really Have the Fundamentals?

Over the past week, we have seen our local stock market “bleed” profusely trading day after trading day. Of course, the main reason for the massive decline is that foreign investors have been taking out their money out of the equities market in emerging (or developing) regions in Asia because of fears—caused by the frenzy […]
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BLOG: Why Someone Like Warren Buffett Would Consider a Stock Like VUL

Value investing – that’s what Warren Buffett, the “Oracle of Omaha”, has adhered to over the 60-plus years of his very successful business career. Considered the most successful investor of the 20th century, Buffett is said to be the only businessman who has made his wealth through stocks, or investing in stocks – if I […]
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My Investing Mistakes in 2012

The year 2012 marked the first year of my investing “journey”. As the Philippine stock market posted growth after growth, so did some of my stocks, which I eventually sold – contrary to what I initially said about being in the market for a very long time. Yep, that’s indeed one of my mistakes so […]
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