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How to increase your chances of winning in the stock market

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Philippine Stock Exchange.  AFP FILE PHOTO

Q: I have just started investing in stocks because my friend encouraged me to buy a hot IPO whose share price went triple in few weeks. I like the idea of making money from stocks but I am also afraid I may lose a lot when the market turns bad. What are the common mistakes in investing that I should avoid?–Genesis Santelices by e-mail

Posted: July 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Personal Finance | Read More »

Many Filipinos still ‘financially excluded and underserved’

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Matthew Driver, Mastercard president for Southeast Asia: Education

While modern gadgets have become almost basic necessities for an ever growing number of people, technology appears not to have broadened much the reach of banking institutions and services.

Posted: June 2nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Stock broker seeks more OFW clients

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Brokerage firm Regina Capital Development Corp. hopes to attract more Filipinos abroad to invest in its online trading platform.

Posted: June 2nd, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

9 out of 10 Filipinos short of cash in past year, says poll

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cash-shortage

Nine of 10 Filipino adults experienced being short of funds in the last 12 months, due mainly to rising basic living expenses such as food and shelter and the increasing cost of their children’s education, according to a survey conducted by Social Weather Stations in partnership with insurance firm Sun Life of Canada (Philippines) Inc.

Posted: May 30th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

How can I benefit from credit upgrade?

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Philippine Stock Exchange.  AFP FILE PHOTO

Q: The stock market went up last week because of the credit rating upgrade by S&P for the Philippines. I am curious about how this credit rating will exactly affect our economy and the stock market in general. Can you explain?—Marjeline Lao by e-mail

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

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