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Back to the USA
by Wilson Sy - July 16, 2018 - 12:00am
With fears of a full-scale trade war hovering over investors in the past five months, investing in equities has proven to be quite torturous and unrewarding.
It’s official – trade war begins
by Wilson Sy - July 9, 2018 - 12:00am
World War I, described as the “War to End All Wars,” was triggered by the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria on June 28, 1914.
Why are there two bells?
by Wilson Sy - July 2, 2018 - 12:00am
People who visit the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) Tower in Bonifacio Global City (BGC) are wondering why there are two bells at the trading floor.
Who wins the war?
by Wilson Sy - June 25, 2018 - 12:00am
After months of negotiations, trade tensions among different countries appear to be escalating into an all-out trade war (Trade Wars, March 26). Politicians, economists, and investors are all watching to see who...
4, not 3
by Wilson Sy - June 18, 2018 - 12:00am
After their historic 4-0 sweep against Lebron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Golden State Warriors have now won three championship titles in the past four years.
US dollar: At the crossroads
by Wilson Sy - June 11, 2018 - 12:00am
The US dollar appears to be at the crossroads.
Barking up the wrong tree
by Wilson Sy - June 4, 2018 - 12:00am
Many people find it convenient to blame the rise in inflation on the government’s tax reform package (TRAIN).
Trade war on hold?
by Wilson Sy - May 28, 2018 - 12:00am
Since the first set of tariffs were announced on March 1, trade war concerns have kept a lid on stocks.
Rising oil prices – culprit behind high inflation, CA deficit
by Wilson Sy - May 14, 2018 - 12:00am
The surge in inflation, which rose to a five-year high of 4.5 percent in April, has been blamed on the TRAIN Law, the weak peso, and many other factors.
Peso strengthens across the board
by Wilson Sy - May 7, 2018 - 12:00am
Last week we noted the Philippine peso has started to strengthen following the S&P’s upgrade of the country’s credit outlook from stable to positive (see From Stable to Positive, April 30).
From stable to positive
by Wilson Sy - April 30, 2018 - 12:00am
After a slew of negative news and downgrades of the Philippine equities market by prominent foreign banks such as JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley, the Philippines finally got a break.
Why is the Philippine stock market dropping?
by Wilson Sy - April 23, 2018 - 12:00am
After staging a decisive breakout past 8,000, the PSEi touched an intraday all-time high of 9,078 on Jan. 29.
When the president speaks
by Wilson Sy - April 16, 2018 - 12:00am
In the past month, markets were pummeled relentlessly by the US and China’s tit-for-tat regarding trade tariffs (see Tit-for-tat, April 9).
by Wilson Sy - April 9, 2018 - 12:00am
Last week, markets experienced another period of heightened volatility due to tit-for-tat tariff pronouncements from the US and China.
The return of volatility
by Wilson Sy - April 2, 2018 - 12:00am
Last year was a very good year for global equity markets, which saw record streaks made and record highs broken with nary a correction (see 2017 – A Record Year for Stocks, Jan. 3 and Starting the New Year...
Trade wars
by Wilson Sy - March 26, 2018 - 12:00am
The Dow plunged a whopping 724 points last Thursday and declined another 425 points last Friday as Trump approved specific tariffs against China.
Happy 9th birthday, bull market!
by Wilson Sy - March 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Many may not have noticed that the current bull market turned nine years old last week.
Resistance, breakout, correction
by Wilson Sy - February 26, 2018 - 12:00am
Last Saturday, we held our investor forum at the Meralco Theater. We shared our market outlook and  outlined the reasons behind the recent wild swings of stocks. Below, we summarize the salient points...
Finally, united in one house
by Wilson Sy - February 19, 2018 - 12:00am
Today, Feb. 19, stockbrokers from Ortigas and Ayala will all troop to their new home in BGC, the Philippine Stock Exchange Tower.
When the dog bites
by Wilson Sy - February 12, 2018 - 12:00am
After a strong start in 2018, the market experienced a painful bite last week. Investors were stung by a sudden drop which took the PSEi from all-time intraday high of 9,078 on Jan. 29 to an intraday low of 8,380...
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