Large Format Cinema, SM Seaside
February 15, 2020 | 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Cinema 1, SM Lanang Premier
February 22, 2020 | 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm


Cinema 4, SM Megamall
February 29, 2020 | 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm


Economy • Stock Market • Strategy

Our biggest stock market event is back on its second year. First Metro Securities presents its very own 2020 Trader's Playbook - for 20/20 stock market vision.

Catch our runs on the following dates:
February 15 - Large Format Cinema, SM Seaside City Cebu | 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm
February 22 - Cinema 1, SM Lanang Premier, Davao CIty | 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm
February 29 - Cinema 4, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong, Metro Manila | 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm

We're bringing the best to you. 
Graced by experts in their respective fields, 2020 Trader's Playbook will pave the way to make this your best trading year yet.

A winning hand.  

More than just having a gameplan for the year, we also have a few tricks up our sleeves. Join us for an exciting afternoon of games and prizes, including our grand raffle draw.   

We're putting you first. 
Like we always do. We're brewing a lot in store for you in this year's briefing - a learning space for Filipinos on staying ahead of the trading game.

*Registration starts at 1:00 pm

2:00 - 2:20 PM             Opening Remarks, Prayer, and National Anthem 

2:20 - 2:50 PM             Speaker # 1: Dr. Alvin Ang, Senior Fellow at the Ateneo Eagle Watch 
                                     Topic: Economy: Where is the Philippine Economy Headed in 2020?

2:50 - 3:20 PM             Speaker # 2Mr. Mark Angeles, Head of Research at FirstMetroSec 
                                     Topic: Will the Philippine Market Soar Again in 2020?

3:20 - 3:30 PM             Intermission and 1st Raffle

3:30 - 4:00 PM             Speaker # 3: Mr. Aaron Say, Investment Strategist at Rhyme and Research Management
                                     Topic: Do Technical Indicators Hint at Strength for Philippine Stocks in 2020?

4:00 - 4:30 PM             Speaker # 4: Mr. Jaycee De Guzman, Founder and CEO of Equilyst Analytics, Inc.
                                     Topic: How to Build An Evergreen Strategy for Trading Stocks?

4:30 - 4:40 PM             2nd Raffle

4:40 - 5:10 PM             Panel Discussion 

5:10 - 5:30 PM             Grand Draw and Closing Program


Is this free?

  • Yes, this briefing is free for FirstMetroSec clients. For non-members, the regular learning fee will be Php 1,500. If you decide to open an account with us on-site, Php 1,000 will be credited to your account upon activation. 

Can I open an account on-site?

  • Yes. Just be sure to bring one (1) valid ID, one (1) proof of address, and one (1) proof of bank account to fast-track your application.

  • Individuals will be given a special reference code for Php 1,000 investment credits upon activation

Do you have a special discount for students?

  • Yes, students will be given a special rate of Php 1,200. If you decide to open an account on-site, Php 800 will be credited to your account upon activation.

  • Bring any valid school ID

Do you have a special discount for senior citizens/PWD?

  • Yes, senior citizens/PWDs will be given a special rate of Php 1,200. If you decide to open an account on-site, Php 800 will be credited to your account upon activation.

  • Bring your senior citizen ID/PWD ID

Who are the speakers?

  • Dr. Alvin Ang - Dr. Ang is a professor of the Economics Department of the Ateneo de Manila University and a senior fellow of the Ateneo Eagle Watch. Currently, he sits on the Board of the Philippine Economic Society after serving as President in 2013. He has 15 years of professional experience in public and private sectors spanning development planning, policy formulation and analysis, investment research and economic forecasting, academic, consultancy and teaching.
  • Dr. Louie Dumlao - Dr. Dumlao is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Economics Department of the Ateneo de Manila University. He currently sits as a Board of Director of the Philippine Economics Society. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts double degree in Economics and International/Intercultural Studies from Fordham University and obtained his PhD in Economics from the same university (1992).
  • Mr. Mark Angeles - Mark Angeles is the head of research of First Metro Securities. He holds degrees in Accounting, Business Management, and Economics from the University of South Florida. He has 19 years of experience in analyzing and investing in US, European, and Philippine equities. He also heads the research partnership between First Metro Securities and Development Bank of Singapore (DBS).
  • Mr. Jaycee De Guzman - Jaycee De Guzman is a Tarlac-based entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of Equilyst Analytics, Inc. (a stock market consultancy firm since 2014) and iPresence Digital Marketing, Inc. (an international internet marketing agency since 2001). His latest ventures are in the fields of agriculture, real estate, and renewable energy. He is a computer scientist by profession. He learned about the stock market in 2001 after graduating from high school. In 2011, the “business monk,” as he fondly called himself, decided to bring his experience and expertise in data analytics to the public by founding Equilyst Analytics, Inc. He has the uncanny ability to correlate seemingly unrelated and complicated datasets and process his observations into simplified and useful information you never thought available and possible. Mr. De Guzman has already guided thousands of Filipino stock traders and investors since 2014.
  • Mr. Aaron Say - Aaron is a current Consultant at First Metro Securities Brokerage Corporation (FirstMetroSec) and an Investment Strategist and Portfolio Consultant at Rhyme and Reason Investment Research and Management. He’s a former Economist at the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), a former Research Analyst at FirstMetroSec, and a former Auditor at Smart CFA) & a Chartered Market Technician (CMT) candidate. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Applied Economics and BS in Accountancy from the De La Salle University – Manila.

What can I expect from attending this briefing?
  • We’ve gathered the biggest names in their respective fields for you to pick their brains about the economy, the markets, and everything in between. No fancy gimmick, all we want is deliver what the country’s brightest of the brightest have in store for our valued attendees.

What are the dates, what time, and where will it be?

  • February 15, 2020 – Cebu (Large Format Cinema, SM Seaside City, 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm)

  • February 22, 2020 – Davao (Cinema 1, SM Lanang Premier, 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm)

  • February 29, 2020 – Manila (Cinema 4, SM Megamall, 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm)

Will you serve food?

  • Yes, we will be providing snacks and refreshments for all attendees.

Can I bring a friend?

  • Definitely. This event is open to the public.

Do I need to bring anything?

  • An open mind, that’s it!

Will you be providing learning materials after the event?

  • Yes, we will be emailing a summarized handbook of the speakers’ presentations to your registered email address.