On Carlos Celdran: 'Tourist guides shouldn't be financial analysts'

A team of financial mentors slammed Carlos Celdran, a known Duterte critic, and said "tourist guides shouldn't be financial analysts."

iInvest Philippines posted the statement Thursday as a reaction to Celdran's post dated September 7, 2016 which reads:

"The Philippine Stock Market is crashing simply because the rest of the world knows that a drug war is a bad investment.

Much less one that is run by Rodrigo Dutere and Bato Dela Rosa."

The remarks of Celdran, who apparently is notorious of posting and sharing mostly black propaganda against the present administration, garnered a few hundreds of likes, reactions, and shares on Facebook.

iInvest Philippines refuted Celdran's post, saying:

"Financial Education is badly needed nowadays. Tourist guides shouldn't be Financial Analysts. A lot of factors affect the movement of Stock Prices, not just Political Factors. Foreign Selling is evident now but this correction is expected. Never use your Influence to create Panic as it does nothing good.

Dont be misinformed. Go get a Financial Mentor. If you dont have one, PM us thru this page and we have Financial Mentors ready to guide you.

The group attached a screenshot of Celdran's post and a comment from a financial advisor from COL Financial - Philippines.

Financial Education is badly needed nowadays. Tourist guides shouldn't be Financial Analysts. A lot of factors affect...
Posted by iInvest Philippines on Wednesday, September 7, 2016


iInvest Philippines' statement, which was a brilliant idea as it turned into a free advertising opportunity, already got more than 6,000 likes and over 5,000 shares as of 3:30 p.m. today.

If you base it on the figures, the statement netizens have favored is quiet obvious.