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“Your average broker couldn’t be a trader in a million years.” Michael Marcus, Market Wizard

In MYTHS & Markets on January 4, 2011 at 2:41 PM

MARKET WIZARDS

Ouch.  You’re killin’ me Marcus.

So who is this guy?  And why would he have the audacity to say this?

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The #1 Sign You Are Likely to Blow Up Your Trading Account

In MYTHS & Markets on December 2, 2009 at 12:47 PM

“What’s the hot stock?”

“Have you heard any rumors?”

“What are you buying?”

“What’s your top pick?”Questionable Questions

“Got any tips?”

“What are you looking at?”

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The question comes in different flavors.  But I’ve heard it oh so many times that out of desperation I recently came up with a carefully crafted, now well-rehearsed response: Read the rest of this entry »

Foreign Brokers Dominate Philippine Stock Market

In PSE CURRENT Affairs on November 30, 2009 at 3:37 PM

Global Markets

FOREIGN-OWNED brokerages again cornerd the bulk of the stock market’s trading last year, data from the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) showed.

Six of the top nine equity firms by market share were foreigners that had a combined share of almost half.

The stock exchange said topping the list was Deutsche Regis Partners, Inc., which had increased its market share to 15.73% or P240 billion worth of equity trading last year from 12.2% a year earlier.

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ASEAN Trading Link Welcomes Hochiminh Stock Exchange

In EMERGING Markets, PSE CURRENT Affairs on September 21, 2009 at 12:06 PM
ASEAN Trading Link welcomes the Hochiminh Stock Exchange

ASEAN Trading Link welcomes the Hochiminh Stock Exchange

Five ASEAN exchanges – Bursa Malaysia, the Indonesia Stock Exchange, the Philippine Stock Exchange, Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX) and the Stock Exchange of Thailand entered into an Accession Agreement with the Hochiminh Stock Exchange today that will include the latter in a regional pact which will explore cross-border trading amongst the ASEAN capital markets via an electronic gateway. Read the rest of this entry »

Stocks, Mutual Funds and Bonds Demystified: PSE Seminar, September 29 2009

In PSE CURRENT Affairs on September 19, 2009 at 11:55 AM

PSE logo

THE PHILIPPINE STOCK EXCHANGE, INC.,

THE MANILA TIMES, &

THE ANALYSTS-TRADERS EQUITIES TRAINING CENTER

Cordially invite you to a seminar entitled,

“Stocks, Mutual Funds and Bonds Demystified”

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Stock Market Diagnostics by Paris Murray: Sept 16 2009

In EMERGING Markets, PSE CURRENT Affairs on September 17, 2009 at 12:00 AM

Market Diagnostics

Chinese Blue Marble Half Slice

“The Market tells you where your market is, and you’d d••n well better listen.

–Jim Clark

Chinese Blue Marble Half Slice

Assessment and Outlook

Cautiously optimistic.  As of September 10, the NYSE Composite Index and the Nasdaq Index are at their highest levels of the year.  Emerging Markets are boasting the best year-to-date returns of the last 10 years, as are the ASEAN markets .  2009 is the Philippine Composite Index’s best performing year-to-date over the past 5 years.  All this suggests a strong 4th Quarter.

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“Ghost Month?” The Ghosts Must Be Buying

In PSE CURRENT Affairs on August 26, 2009 at 2:39 PM

Even the ghosts are bullish

Even the ghosts are bullish

Part of my induction onto the main trading floor of the Philippine Stock Exchange was an intro to the phenomenon of “Ghost Month”.

According to Chinese tradition, which is exceptionally strong in the Philippines, late August ushers in Ghost Month on the Chinese lunar calendar.  If folklore is to be believed, it’s bad luck to buy things, bad luck to start new business, and bad luck to do much of anything during Ghost Month.

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August Philippine Stock Market Update: Good to Gargantuan

In PSE CURRENT Affairs on August 24, 2009 at 8:48 PM

PLDT JAN - AUG 2009

By request, here’s the latest on the Philippine Stock Exchange telecoms, plus a few other issues that have had truly gargantuan moves since January 1, 2009.

If you’re not sitting down, now would be a good time to do so.

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GLOBE JAN - AUG 2009

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The Philippine Stock Market: Investing Wisely

In INTELLIGENT Investor on August 10, 2009 at 4:59 PM

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Courtesy of PSE Market Education.

Hosted by Cheri Mercado.

Original music score and sound design by Reev Robledo.

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