BY VERCHIE TOTANES
It was out of chance that I discovered the stock market.
I was 17 and had just finished high school. College was still a few months away and I had nothing much to do.
I passed the time by reading a book where some Canadian kids raised money through something called the “stock exchange”. Though we highly don’t recommend raising school project funds through stocks, it was exciting for me to think that such a thing called the “stock exchange” even existed. I asked my older brother if there was a stock exchange in the Philippines and I was delighted when he told me there was. I started asking him a LOT of questions and, through my enthusiasm, was eventually introduced to one of his friends – Aya Laraya.
I asked him the usual questions about Aya: [Read more…]