How The Stock Market Works

How The Stock Market Works

We are often told by financial gurus to invest in the stock market. A great advice indeed, but all those numbers, symbols and graphs can certainly confuse anyone. Not to mention losing your cash over an imaginary share of stock. This general lack of understanding has...
Janet Yellen Effect: Power of Monetary Policy

Janet Yellen Effect: Power of Monetary Policy

The Federal Reserve Bank is arguably one of the most powerful central banks in the world. Like all central banks, it has 2 main functions. First is to regulate a country’s commercial banks, protecting them from bank runs. In simple terms, they help protect banks...
Economic Impact of Increasing Minimum Wage

Economic Impact of Increasing Minimum Wage

The current minimum wage in the Philippine capital of Manila is around Php 491.00 per day. An amount that could barely support an individuals expenses let alone an entire family. So what is it exactly that is stopping the government from simply raising the minimum...