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Financial Adviser: 5 Things You Should Know About Dennis Uy's Acquisition of ISM Corp and How You Can Profit From It

How will the entry of Uy's group affect the long-term stock price appreciation of ISM?

ISM Communications Corp (PSE: ISM) has recently disclosed that business tycoon Dennis Uy is acquiring the company to backdoor list his holding company, Udenna Corporation in the stock exchange.A backdoor listing, which is also called a reverse takeover, happens when a private ...

by Henry Ong  | October 30, 2018 04:00:00
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Support? Resistance? Moving Averages? New Online Platform Aims to Teach Technical Analysis to Would-Be Stock Market Traders

Site launched by a group of young, self-taught traders who recently founded a company called ZFT Corp.

Ever wondered what stock market analysts mean when they talk about “support,” “resistance” or “break out” when being interviewed about the  prospects of the Philippine Stock Exchange composite index (Phisix) on TV?For many TV viewers, these analysts seem to be talking in ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | October 29, 2018 03:00:00
Success Stories

Jeepney Driver's Son and Self-Taught Trader Inspires Thousands of YouTube Fans to Try and Beat the Stock Market

His video tutorials on charting and technical analysis are both accessible and fun

At the Inspire PH summit last April, an annual event sponsored by fintech startup Investagrams, over 1,000 participants gathered to listen to several speakers talk about their experiences in making money through active stock trading. It’s the more fast-paced counterpart to investing, ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | October 22, 2018 09:00:00
Business Ideas

Meet the 27-Year-Old Leader of the Coming Revolution in the Stock Market

John Christian Bisnar wants to grow the number of equities investors in the Philippines from less than a million to 10 million in a decade

John Christian Bisnar is the CEO and co-founder of fintech startup Investagrams, an online platform and community that helps stock market investors in the Philippines learn and practice trading strategies with real-time prices without using real money It’s just as well that John Christian ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | October 08, 2018 08:00:00
Run & Grow

Financial Adviser: 5 Ways to Survive and Make Money from a Falling Stock Market

What comes down will soon go back up

There is a saying that you make most of your money in a bear market, but you just don’t realize it at the time.But in a stock market that has been falling for more than seven months now, it is difficult to ...

by Henry Ong  | September 25, 2018 05:00:00
Business Ideas

Virtual Stock Trading Platform Eyes Brokerage License, Aims to Boost Market Players From 0.8M to 10M

After attracting 230K users, Investagrams' millennial founders aim for a much bigger goal

The millennial founders of Investagrams, a virtual stock market trading and learning platform that quickly built up its membership to 230,000 users three years after launch, want to turn the fintech startup into a stock brokerage that would execute clients’ trades for ...

by Roel Landingin  | September 03, 2018 02:00:00
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Financial Adviser: 5 Speculative Stocks That Gained Up to 152% in Just 30 Trading Days

Caution: you need to have the skills, patience and right mindset to speculate

The absence of foreign buying in the local front during the massive correction in the stock market this year seemed to have encouraged retail investors to focus on speculative stocks.While the PSE Index may have bottomed out at 6,929 recently, the market ...

by Henry Ong  | August 14, 2018 02:00:00
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How Many of PH's Listed Companies are Still Family Firms?

An AIM study found that companies owned and managed by families still abound even after going public

Maria Elena “Maya” Herrera, chairperson of the Asian Institute of Management Department of Strategic Management, says that about 120 of the PSE’s 275 listed firms could be considered family corporations based on several ownership and governance indicatorsIn theory, the reason companies list ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | August 07, 2018 01:00:00
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Despite Bear Market, Injap Sia's DoubleDragon Meets Target and Raises Php4.5-B from Share Sale

The real estate developer listed an additional 150 million shares in the PSE last July 13

Listed real estate developer DoubleDragon Properties Corp. has raised Php4.5 billion worth of fresh funds from its follow-on offering, according to a photo release from the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) dated July 13.That means the company was able to sell all 135 ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | July 13, 2018 06:00:00
News and Events

Is It Over Yet? Comparing the Current Bear Market With Past Slumps

A look back at the recent past as share prices recover slightly from year's year-to-date lows

The Philippine Stock Exchange Index (PSEi), the benchmark for local share prices, has recovered slightly since falling by more than 20 percent to the year’s lowest in late June.Since June 26, when it hit 6,926.86, the lowest for 2018 so far, the ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | July 13, 2018 08:00:00
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Financial Adviser: 5 Things Every Investor Needs to Know About Global Ferronickel Holdings' Follow-On Offering

The company owns Platinum Group Metals Corporation, which is one of the world's largest suppliers of nickel ore

Nickel producer Global Ferronickel Holdings, Inc. (PSE: FNI) is planning to raise Php517.5 million this week by selling 250 million new shares at Php2.07 per share via a follow-on offering.A follow-on offering (FOO) happens when a listed company issues new shares to ...

by Henry Ong  | July 10, 2018 09:00:00
Business Ideas

Only 24 Years Old, This Full-Time Stock Trader Manages a Multi-Million-Peso Portfolio

Rafael Roces shares his experiences, insights and scars from his year-and-a-half as a full-time stock trader

Rafael Roces talks during Inspire PH, a one-day conferene organized by Investagrams last AprilWhen it comes to people who actively invest in the stock market, one usually pictures older individuals who are years into their careers. Indeed, the 2017 Stock Market Investor ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | July 09, 2018 10:00:00
News and Events

Financial Adviser: 5 Reasons Why Meralco's Stock Has Risen to 5-Year High

While the rest of the market falls to a record low this year

The Philippine stock market has been struggling to survive downward momentum for the first six months of the year since the PSE Index peaked at a record high in late January.The PSE Index, which is composed of 30 blue chip stocks, has ...

by Henry Ong  | July 03, 2018 09:00:00
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