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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...
Super blue blood moon triggers bloodbath in stocks
by Wilson Sy - February 5, 2018 - 12:00am
Last Wednesday, millions around the world witnessed a rare full moon occurrence called the super blue blood moon.
by Wilson Sy - January 29, 2018 - 12:00am
After setting records in 2017 and the early part of this year, our stock market reached another milestone last week.
Lower corporate taxes to boost Phl stocks
by Wilson Sy - January 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Last week, the Department of Finance (DOF) submitted the second package of the Duterte administration’s comprehensive tax reform program to Congress. The second tranche of tax reform is envisioned to be revenue...
The almighty US dollar falls
by Wilson Sy - January 15, 2018 - 12:00am
Last year, the US dollar took a long and sustained nosedive that sent the currency slumping to its lowest level in three years.
Starting the new year with a bang!
by Wilson Sy - January 8, 2018 - 12:00am
Last week, we wrote about how 2017 turned out to be a record year for stocks despite all the volatility and political turmoil.
2017 – A record year for stocks
by Wilson Sy - January 1, 2018 - 12:00am
Against all odds, 2017 proved to be a record year for stocks. After numerous attempts, the PSEi managed to break above the formidable 8,000 resistance level, eventually reaching a new record intraday high of 8,640...
Last two minutes
by Wilson Sy - December 24, 2017 - 4:00pm
In basketball parlance, the phrase ‘last two minutes’ refers to the final stretch of the game.
All aboard
by Wilson Sy - December 17, 2017 - 4:00pm
Last week, the first package of government’s comprehensive tax reform program was ratified by the bicameral committee of Philippine lawmakers. This caused the PSEi to go up 1.2 percent last Thursday and close...
A sea of blue and green
by Wilson Sy - December 10, 2017 - 4:00pm
For two weeks, the country was gripped by the UAAP Finals. Politics and other national issues were temporarily set aside as the Ateneo Blue Eagles and LaSalle Green Archers battled for the UAAP basketball crown...
A tale of two tax reforms
by Wilson Sy - December 3, 2017 - 4:00pm
In our past articles, we discussed the many similarities between Trump, Duterte and their respective agendas. Both presidents not only share many personality traits, but also have a common program for their gov...
Let it go
by Wilson Sy - November 12, 2017 - 4:00pm
Last week, I conducted a talk for a Xavier School charity event. I discussed my investment philosophy and Philequity’s strategy for riding the ongoing bull market in stocks.
Phl peso - the long and short of it
by Wilson Sy - November 5, 2017 - 4:00pm
The Philippine peso’s underperformance vis-à-vis regional and major currencies during the past year has caused concern to many investors.  Many fear the peso’s breach of the psychological...
Phl peso – a paradigm shift
by Wilson Sy - October 29, 2017 - 4:00pm
Last week, the Philippine peso hit an 11-year low, touching 51.89/$ before ending the week at 51.76. In the past week alone, the peso depreciated by 1.1 percent against the US dollar.
Uncle Wash, your legacy will live on
by Wilson Sy - October 15, 2017 - 4:00pm
People are amazed by the outpouring of love, gratitude and reverence for Uncle Wash after his passing. These came in the form of TV features, newspaper ads from all major conglomerates and articles in major dai...
Tax reform lifts US, Phl stocks to record highs
by Wilson Sy - October 8, 2017 - 4:00pm
US stocks continued to make new highs last week, buoyed by hopes for the eventual passage of the Trump administration’s tax reform program. Following the lead of strong global markets and helped by optimism...
US dollar, Phl peso recover
by Wilson Sy - October 1, 2017 - 4:00pm
Under normal circumstances, the Philippine peso’s movement is counter to the US dollar.  But last week, we saw both currencies recover.  Not very common do we see both the US dollar and the Philippine...
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