Knowledge is Power: Tech Innovation, Defensive Investing, Why Britain Edition

The S&P 500 has shot up by 13.07% so far this year, making it one of the best start of the year in recent history. Many of the developed European markets are also up nicely year-to-date with the DAX gaining over 9%. It remains to be seen if the indices can add on to the …

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Knowledge is Power: Best Canadian Stocks, Automation Ironies and Frontier Markets Edition

The Shanghai Composite is leading global indices this year with a jump of over 21% so far. India is up by over 5% while Brazil has increased by a decent 12% year-to-date. In developed Europe, DAX is up by over 10%. It remains to be see if the rest of the year adds more returns to …

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Knowledge is Power: Global Dividends, Smart Investor, Earnings Growth Edition

Argentina is the top performer so far this year with the Merval Index up by 21%. Mexico has increased by a modest 5% despite hopes of great gains after AMLO came to power. Among the developed European markets, Germany is up by 8.5% while UK’s FTSE 100 has gained only 6.7% as the market is …

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Knowledge is Power: Gold, Utility Sector, Dividend Growth Strategies Edition

Germany’s DAX Index has had a strong start this with a return of 3.1% compared to the poor performance last year. All of the major developed markets in Europe are in the positive so far this year. The Brexit drama continues and may dampen the markets’ upward movement should there be a no-deal hard Brexit.The …

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