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Earnings roundup


We should be able to understand better the price movements of our stocks now that we’re seeing the latest financial statements from listed companies as the filing of corporate earnings for the period ending the third quarter has begun.

Posted: November 18th, 2014 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

Buying at the beginning of the year


I was asked if the implied investing method that I wrote last time could be pursued as one serious strategy to investing, which is basically to buy at the beginning of the year and let it run for about six months.

Posted: November 11th, 2014 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

Solid performance vs plain story line


Among the top 50 price gainers in the first half of this year that remained actively traded as of last Friday were Max’s Group (MAXS), Double Dragon Properties Corp. (DD), Nickel Asia Corp. (NIKL), Marcventures Holdings(MARC), Trans-Asia Oil and Energy Development Corp. (TA), First Gen Corp. (FGEN), Alsons Consolidated Resources (ACR), D&L Industries (DNL), Philex Mining Corp. (PX) and Island Information & Technology.

Posted: November 4th, 2014 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

Latest IPO: SSI Group Inc.


Tentatively priced at P12.50 each when first proposed, shares of SSI Group Inc. are now available for subscription with the final offer price of P7.50 a share.

Posted: October 28th, 2014 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

Put on your pants back


Markets like ours were certainly spooked by dark global reports last week and the selloff that followed also took the pants off many investors, so to say.

Posted: October 21st, 2014 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »



  • UK police: up to 5 terror plots foiled this year
  • Nigeria: Dozens dead in suspected extremist attack
  • Putin says he won’t be president for life
  • ‘We hope President Aquino is sincere in his promise’
  • Giraffes on a plane? Most Wanted list released
  • Sports

  • Pressure builds after Pacquiao win for Mayweather
  • Pacquiao outclasses rival in title bout
  • Filipino pride surges anew
  • Texters blast Energy; Hotshots edge Bolts
  • Azkals on top as rivals draw
  • Lifestyle

  • Venezuelan a cappella band to grace UST Christmas Concert
  • Artists reinvent Mother and Child in Heart Center exhibit
  • CCP’s outreach program marks 35th year with regional exchange performance tours
  • Harper, Azcuna to address PEN congress, Dec. 2-3
  • He’s no longer the same SYM–and he doesn’t care what critics say
  • Entertainment

  • Revisiting ‘Penthouse Live’
  • ‘Chicago’ as tribute to a beloved mentor
  • Love Knots, November 24, 2014
  • Agents of Ambush, November 24, 2014
  • Tuldok, November 24, 2014
  • Business

  • Gov’t set to rebid Calax in mid-2015
  • AirAsia eyes additional South Korea flights, opposed
  • Banks’ profitability seen to improve in coming year
  • Banks to adopt new technology on credit cards
  • Bill threatens PH commercial fishing sector
  • Technology

  • Kidnappers scanning social networks for potential victims – PNP
  • Netizens cheer Pacquiao win, tell Mayweather ‘you’re next’
  • Facebook ‘newspaper’ spells trouble for media
  • Biotechnology for a better life for Filipinos explained
  • App linking overseas Filipinos to homeland launched in D.C.
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, November 24, 2014
  • Justice as tragedy
  • PH has slowest justice system in the world
  • Random thoughts
  • The Sunni arc of instability
  • Global Nation

  • Japanese ‘samurai’ who fled to PH may be made a saint
  • Taiwanese boat crew faces smuggle raps
  • Christmas comes early in Macau
  • Fil-Ams, immigrants hail Obama’s exec order, seek more inclusive reform
  • Francisco retail workers may get a bill of rights
  • Marketplace