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Gus Cosio Says So – August 27, 2013

Gus ThumbnailIt will be the start of a short trading week in the Philippine stock market. Traders have been bearish so far, and sentiment was exacerbated further by relentless foreign investors selling. Well, this week, particularly on Thursday, 2013Q2 GDP growth rate will be announced. I expect it to be a good number although it will be no guarantee that people will be less bearish.

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ETF 101 Seminar

2013-08-27 - ETF thumbnailFirst Metro will be conducting two Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) seminars this week!

August 29 – Binondo area; 4-6 PM
August 30 – Makati area; 4-6PM

Seats are limited! Call us at 891-2860 to 65 or contact Joy Camilosa at 0908-868-6402 to reserve your seat. We’ll let you know the exact venue on your confirmation.

Thanks and see you!

Adding to your investments using Unionbank’s Over the Counter Payment Slip and Online Bills Payment Facility

UpdatesGreat News!

The FAMI funds are now merchants in Unionbank! You may now add to your investments using the Over-the-Counter Bills Payment Slip or the Unionbank Online Bills Payment facility!

Reminders:

–  These payment methods may only be used for additional investments only.
–  Please make sure that you input 8 digits for your FAMI Account number. An account number of less than 8 digits should have zeros before it to make it 8 digits. Ex: Account number 12345 should be written as 00012345.
–  You no longer need to submit a FAMI Investment Application Form (IAF) when using this facility

You may download the guide here! FAMI Guide

The Bellwether – Issue 29, 30 and Special Issue

Releasing the 29th, 30th and Special Issue of The Bellwether, as published by FMIC’s IAG-Research.

This is a fortnightly publication on market action and outlook.

The following are the highlights of the issue:

The trouble with China

China and Fed exit magnify money flow reversal

SM Prime Holdings, Inc. (SMPH) tags merger as EPS accretive

Strong 2Q2013 GDP growth

D&L Industries, Inc. (DNL) high margin product tack rolls on and is key to earnings

Philippine National Bank (PNB) breaks away from flat: 20% max income growth likely in 2014 Earnings Target

2Q2013 Banking Update: Banks Book the Last of Big Time One Time Gains?

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The Bellwether – Issue 28

Releasing the 28th issue of The Bellwether, as published by FMIC’s IAG-Research.

This is a fortnightly publication on market action and outlook.

The following are the highlights of the issue:

U.S. growth track argues for delayed QE3 exit

Emerging Markets (EM) money flow reversal turns into currency rout: India is weakest link

Bloomberry Resorts Corporation (BLOOM) to erase deficit next year

Philippine Business Bank (PBB) branch expansion and dividends underway

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The Bellwether – Issue 27

Releasing the 27th issue of The Bellwether, as published by FMIC’s IAG-Research.

This is a fortnightly publication on market action and outlook.

The following are the highlights of the issue: