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A dramatic turnaround
by Wilson Sy - September 24, 2018 - 12:00am
The PSEi staged a remarkable rebound last Friday when it gained 3.48 percent, leading all countries in the region.
Weathering the storm in the Philippine peso
by Wilson Sy - September 17, 2018 - 12:00am
EM currencies, including the Philippine peso, have been facing stormy weather for quite some time now. Several factors have combined to create turbulence in EM currencies.
Is the bear back in emerging markets?
by Wilson Sy - September 10, 2018 - 12:00am
In our previous article, we discussed the stark contrast between the performance of US stocks and international stocks (USA vs. the world, Sept 3.
USA vs. the world
by Wilson Sy - September 3, 2018 - 12:00am
Led by the US stock market, the current bull run is almost 10 years old. It is now the longest running bull market in history (The Longest Bull, Aug. 30).
The longest bull
by Wilson Sy - August 27, 2018 - 12:00am
The S&P 500 index registered a new all-time closing high of 2,874.69 and an intraday high of 2,876.16 last Friday.
Turkey – contagion?
by Wilson Sy - August 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Last week, global markets were roiled by Turkey’s currency crisis. A US-listed ETF for Turkey, TUR, dropped 24 percent in two days and is down 51 percent YTD.
"We've got it all"
by Wilson Sy - August 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Sixty years ago, Henry Sy built Shoemart as a small shoe store in Carriedo St., Quiapo, Manila. Since then, SM has blossomed into the country’s biggest business empire.
Do you believe in ghosts?
by Wilson Sy - August 6, 2018 - 12:00am
The ghost month will start this Saturday, Aug. 11.
From worst to best
by Wilson Sy - July 30, 2018 - 12:00am
From one of the worst performing markets in Asia on a year-to-date and peak-to-trough basis, the Philippine stock market made a remarkable recovery.
The Art of War vs. The Art of the Deal
by Wilson Sy - July 23, 2018 - 12:00am
As the US and China are locked in a trade war, investors and businessmen may benefit from reading two important books. The first book, “The Art of War,” is an ancient book on warfare attributed to Sun...
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).
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