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Is Php10M a Realistic Annual Cap on Crowd-Sourced Loans or Equity? Make Sure SEC Hears What You Think

The corporate regulator is seeking public comments on its proposed rules on crowdfunding

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is seeking public comments on proposed rules and regulations on crowdfunding activities that it plans to adopt in response to the growing number of startups using the innovative financing option through internet platforms.In a statement released ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | November 28, 2017 10:00:00
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Financial Adviser: 5 Blue Chip Stocks Every Investor Should Own to Earn Up to 20% p.a.

There are 30 blue chip stocks in the local stock exchange. Which one should you consider first?

Investing in stocks has historically provided higher returns than fixed income investments and is one great opportunity to build wealth over time if you are looking to grow your savings for the long-term.But earning higher returns from investing in stocks do not ...

by Henry Ong  | November 28, 2017 10:00:00
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Why Diamonds Should Be Your Next Long-Term Investment

There's a reason why diamonds are a girl's best friend

After you’ve invested and earned from stocks, treasury bonds, properties, and the like, you may want to consider putting your money in diamonds.These gemstones have gone far from just being the traditional stone for engagement rings. Ever since De Beer’s ad campaign turned ...

by Charlene J. Owen of  | November 28, 2017 12:00:00
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Got Extra Dollars? Invest in Electronics Maker Cirtek’s Dollar-Denominated Preferred Shares and Earn 6.125% p.a.

The share offer will last only until November 29, 2017

Listed electronics manufacturing firm Cirtek Holdings Philippines Corp. is offering up to 140 million dollar-denominated preferred shares with a fixed annual dividend rate of 6.125 percent. Each share is priced at $1, and interested investors can purchase these shares with a minimum ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | November 22, 2017 10:00:00
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Getting Your Holiday Bonus Soon? Lend At Least Php5K to the Gov't for 5 Years and Earn 4.625% p.a.

High market demand pushed the Duterte administration’s third Retail Treasury Bond issue from Php30B to Php130B

Just in time for the expected influx of cash this holiday season, the Philippine government is selling five-year Retail Treasury Bonds (RTBs) that will pay an annual interest rate of 4.625 percent to take advantage of the greater demand for the government ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | November 20, 2017 07:00:00
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What Opportunities are Investors from Other ASEAN Countries Seeing in the Philippines?

A look at the biggest projects registered by Southeast Asian firms with the gov't in the last 6 years and 10 months

Foreign investors have always played an important role in the Philippines, building crucial infrastructures and setting up mines, agricultural plantations, factories and service facilities that help drive economic growth.What has changed in the last decade or so is the growing prominence of ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | November 19, 2017 09:00:00
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Financial Adviser: 5 Strategies Every Investor Can Use to Make Money in the Stock Market

Develop a set of core beliefs or an investment ideology that can guide you in making decisions

There is no one best investing strategy that works for everyone. Every strategy is unique because every investor has a different appetite for risk.Some people are conservative when it comes to investing in stocks. They wait for stock prices to fall before ...

by Henry Ong  | October 24, 2017 03:00:00
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‘Business as Usual’ COL Financial Advises Clients as Stock Market Trading Resumes Oct. 23

Largest online stockbroker still has to complete probe into possible breach involving client data

COL Financial, the country’s largest stock broker that warned clients about a “possible breach” involving customers’ personal information last Friday, assured clients over the weekend “it will be business as usual on Monday,” October 23, when the trading week resumes.“You will be ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | October 22, 2017 05:00:00
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Financial Adviser: Want to Retire Early? Here are 5 Ways to Build Your Own Investment Fund

Putting your money in a savings account that earns less than 1% p.a. will not help you to retire early

Many people make the mistake of building their retirement funds by simply saving money in the bank.Putting your money in a savings account that earns less than one percent per year will not help you to retire early. You would still probably ...

by Henry Ong  | October 10, 2017 10:00:00
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Financial Adviser: 5 Mistakes First-Time Investors Must Avoid When Buying Stocks

Investing in the stock market is risky, but you can minimize the risks if you know what you are doing

Stock investing can be fun and exciting but when it is not executed properly, the experience can be financially and emotionally disastrous.It is easy to make money in the stock market if you know how to play the game. Many hopeful beginners ...

by Henry Ong  | September 26, 2017 12:00:00
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How Do PH Stocks Really Perform During Ghost Month?

Is the 7th month of the Chinese calendar really not an auspicious time for stocks?

Last Tuesday, August 22, marked the start of what is popularly known as “Ghost Month,” or the seventh month of the Chinese calendar. During this time, it is believed that the spirits of the deceased come from the afterlife and roam the ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | August 25, 2017 10:00:00
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Got Php50K? Lend to PH’s 2nd Largest Power Firm and Earn 5.34% p.a.

AboitizPower is issuing 10-year bonds until June 23

Aboitiz Power Corp., the country’s second largest publicly listed power firm by market capitalization, is selling up to Php3 billion worth of 10-year retail bonds that pay a fixed annual coupon rate of 5.3367 percent.AboitizPower will use the proceeds from this offer ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | June 21, 2017 03:00:00
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Financial Adviser: 5 Bargain Stocks That Offer As Much As 69% Discount to Book Values

Here are undervalued stocks worth looking into

It is not easy to find stocks that are fundamentally cheap when the whole stock market is trading at near all-time high levels. When the market is moving up, most stocks, particularly the blue chips, are trading at relatively high prices.You may ...

by Henry Ong  | June 14, 2017 03:00:00