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Equal is not always fair

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“Before our father died, he asked that what we siblings get should always be equal,” says Tirso (not his real name), the eldest of four siblings. Dividends were given out equally; salaries and benefits, the same.

Posted: March 21st, 2014 in Columnists,Featured Columns,Headlines,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

Hopeful bank rehabilitation plan

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There seems to be light at the end of the tunnel for the uninsured depositors of shuttered Export and Industry Bank who have a combined deposit of P10.7 billion.

Posted: March 21st, 2014 in Columnists,Featured Columns,Headlines,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

Why not position on the customers’ most important product value?

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We are sales engineers assigned to key institutional accounts. We supply and sell in bulk our company’s beverages, juices and coffee. We’ve been sales engineers in this company for more than 20 years. In our sales training of junior or new sales engineers, we’ve stayed with the tried and proven USP (unique selling proposition): “Find out what’s the account customer’s most important product value and if your product has that value, then position in it and you’ll make the sale.”

Posted: March 21st, 2014 in Columnists,Featured Columns,Inquirer Columns,Inquirer Features | Read More »

Ginebra play

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Shares of conglomerate San Miguel Corp., which have long lagged PSEi peers during the recent run-up, have rebounded by 26.8 percent in the last two trading days. So what’s brewing in SMC? Stock dealers cite a play ahead of the company’s March 27 investors’ briefing on its 2013 annual results. Some say prices are catching up with the company’s net asset value of more than P100 a share. There was likewise speculation in the market that hard liquor unit Ginebra San Miguel will soon be up for grabs, which market sources say would be logical given the strong investor appetite for branded consumer businesses.

Posted: March 19th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

The better way to choose funds

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Question: There are a lot of investment choices nowadays. Apart from mutual funds, there are also unit investment trust funds, variable unit-linked insurance and now exchange-traded funds. Can you provide a guide on how to choose the best one?—posted on PFA’s “ask a friend, ask Efren” service at www.personalfinance.ph

Posted: March 19th, 2014 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

Buying, selling in present mart

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I’ve been on selling mode since two weeks ago due to several fundamental and technical developments just waiting to materialize into real danger. Before the close of trading last Friday, however, I also bought into the market as I believe there are still stocks that are within reasonable buying price limits.

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

WorldBEX and Manila Fame: 2 big events you should not miss

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ROOFTOP display by Cai Lim-Regala and MJ Tan of CRL Interior Designs

Exciting developments are happening in the building and construction scene with the opening of the 19th WorldBEX at the World Trade Center. The construction trade show, hailed as Asia’s biggest and most awaited construction event of the year, includes professionals, traders, importers, exporters, associations and other exhibitors.

Posted: March 15th, 2014 in Columnists,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Inquirer Columns,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos,Property Guide | Read More »

World’s fourth richest does not spoil children

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American tycoon Warren Buffett, the world’s fourth richest man according to Forbes Magazine, is considered by many analysts as the most astute investor ever.

Posted: March 14th, 2014 in Columnists,Featured Columns,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

Breaking the glass ceiling

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Coincident with the celebration of International Women’s Day last March 8, international audit firm Grant Thornton, through local member Punongbayan & Araullo, released its findings on the status of women in Philippine boardrooms.

Posted: March 14th, 2014 in Columnists,Featured Columns,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

What’s the latest in brand positioning? Part 2

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Last Friday (March 7, 2014) our reader asked: “It’s been so many years since last we heard anything new about brand positioning. Do you have anything new on brand positioning that can help us once more?”

Posted: March 14th, 2014 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns,Inquirer Features | Read More »

Azkals in PSE

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Football stars James and Phil Younghusband turned heads on the trading floor of the Philippine Stock Exchange Tuesday at the launch of Maybank ATR Kim Eng Securities’ online trading platform “MakeTrade.”

Posted: March 12th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

A lowdown on low-risk investments

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Q: What are the most common kinds of low-risk investments? — Alex Mendoza, BPO employee via e-mail

Posted: March 12th, 2014 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

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