Archive for the ‘Stock market investing’ Category

PostHeaderIcon Investment Strategy for Retirement (Part 1)

Certainly not too many people in their 20s are thinking about retirement. At this stage in your life, you’ve recently graduated from college and busy navigating your career to gain professional experience. Unfortunately, unlike your parents’ generation, employers no longer offer retirement pension plans. Nowadays, the burden is on you to invest in your own retirement funds. Forget about social security; by the time many people reach retirement age, monthly benefits would be reduced by 21% beginning year 2034 according to the Motley Fool. Thus, we definitely can’t rely on Uncle Sam to help us in our golden years. The U.S. government can’t even balance the country’s budget and currently, the national debt is almost $20 trillion. That’s a liability of $166K debt per tax payer according to US Debt Clock.

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PostHeaderIcon Possible blue chip stocks to buy in the Philippine stock market using the Graham Number (For the year 2015)

Last month (August 2015) The Philippine stock market plunged 6.7%, wiping out this year’s record gains mainly due to the impact of China’s slowing economy. The PSEi, the Philippines benchmark index closed down 487.97 points to 6,791.01, the largest 1-day drop since June 2013.

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PostHeaderIcon Buying Stocks or Buying Land?

Our second week class for CSS (Certified Securities Specialist) has just ended earlier. For me, it provided a lot of learning and refreshes my mind about financial statistics and math investment. I was a little excited in attending yesterday (Friday) for the start of our second week. I ask myself, why I felt such an excitement. My mind just shut out, then I tried to rationalize, probably it is because it is my desire to learn more about the field I am interested in (Financial Planning). After the class earlier, I found the real answer; the topic was an amazing one. Expecting the best to happen really provides such excitement.

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PostHeaderIcon Reasons why you should use value investing when investing in the stock market – Part 1

“Investing is most intelligent when it is most businesslike” These nine important words probably summarizes in a nutshell the value investing theory.

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PostHeaderIcon The Intelligent Investor’s desiderata

Go placidly amid the market noise, rumors and the haste, and remember what peace and riches are there may be in less market activity and silence.

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PostHeaderIcon Stock market investing Reader Mail #3 – Tax Consequences of stock market investing in the Philippines

I apologize to readers of this blog as it took me a long time to write a new post again. I had been very busy wearing my other hats. But rest assured that I will never fail to put on my blogger’s hat once in a while, especially when it comes to blogging about stock market investing as I not only view this as an avenue to make money, but I consider it as one of my passions.

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PostHeaderIcon Why using technical analysis in stock market investing does not work – Part 3

Last time in “Why using technical analysis in stock market investing does not work – Part 1” I discussed the first two reasons why technical analysis does not work and that is because of its nature and because its tools are flawed.

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D’ Intelligent investor is one of the first few updated value investing blogs in Asia and probably the only updated value investing blog in the Philippines where you can learn stock market investing through intelligent investing that makes business sense. The stock market investing strategies are very different from what most stock market players advocate. The strategies featured here are mainly value investing principles more specifically inclined with what are perceived to be Warren Buffett’s style of investing. Other value investing strategies by great value investors such as Benjamin Graham, Peter Lynch, John Boggle among others are also featured.