A Byte of my 2.2-lb Brain

Just sharing stuff…

Ceilings & Trends

Yesterday, I came across this article titled “The difference between investing and trading”. It got me into thinking about the kind of “investor” I am. To have an idea about … Continue reading

October 10, 2012 · 3 Comments

Kwentong NakaCALoka

I am happy that I have a new post after a very long hiatus. My previous post, which was written about a month ago, was on the ghost month and … Continue reading

September 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Guǐ Yuè

Ghost month is the most dangerous time of the year, and malevolent spirits are on the look out to capture souls. (* To learn more about the ghost month click here.) … Continue reading

August 15, 2012 · 1 Comment


Wow. It seems as if all hell broke loose in the last few days inside the PSE. I have truly and honestly missed looking at the stock charts and updating … Continue reading

May 11, 2012 · Leave a comment


In this post, I tackle the brewing potential of the Union Bank of the Philippines (UBP). The news concerning its 300% growth completely caught my attention; I can’t help but … Continue reading

May 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

A Brief History: Broker Transactions

Last night, I suddenly had the impulse to look into the historical transactions made by the top ranking trading participants of the PSE, namely: Deutsche Regis Partners, Inc. (209) Maybank … Continue reading

May 1, 2012 · 2 Comments

Leveling Up

In Mr. Hans Sicat’s presentation last March 15 at the Bloomberg LP, he mentioned that the PSE’s strategic agenda can be summed up in two words: LEVEL UP, i.e., List … Continue reading

March 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Eye on the Philippines

It was such a privilege to be invited by the Philippine Stocks Exchange, Inc. (PSE) to a seminar they co-hosted with Bloomberg LP here in Singapore. The road show on Thursday … Continue reading

March 16, 2012 · 1 Comment

The Philippine Market

A few weeks ago, some time in February, I gave an investment talk to a few OFWs here in Singapore. The gathering was held in the condo-unit of one of … Continue reading

March 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

It’s the harami, isn’t it?

OV I did not dare look at the market dynamics nor my portfolio earlier to avoid being in a cold sweat and end up getting whipsawed by my holdings. Like … Continue reading

February 24, 2012 · Leave a comment