We were mesmerized by the beautiful and clean surroundings, the efficient mass transport, the timely shinkansen and other trains, the snow, the mix of both urban and rural, beautiful buildings, timeless temples..
Every year, market participants see August as ghost month, and this year, according to Chinese Lunar calendars, it will be from Aug 3 to 31. During this period, believers do not make any major investments, transactions or agreements as the period is well, inauspicious.
Pretty much like brand names, logos of companies or (entities in general) are everything that’s why they even hire consultants or create contests just to come up with new logos, new identity.
To say that 2015 was a tough year for investments is an understatement. We had a tough 2014, we thought we have recovered at the start of 2015, only to end lower from where we started the year.
Filipinos still prefer betting on lotto even if the odds of winning is very very small. But the odds of winning and burning the ticket is much much way way smaller. This is what happened to a man who claims he won the PHP12M pot but unfortunately, his ticket got burned by a flat iron. Odd odds.
Growth rate of earnings (net income) shows that the company and its value is growing. And if the company value is growing, that means the stock prices ought to grow too.