Asset Class Performance Chart 2005 Thru 2018

On of the simplest and easiest ways to reduce risk in a portfolio is diversification. Holding assets spread across different types, classes, countries, etc. not only reduces risks but also provides a cushion to a portfolio when markets head south as we witnessed in December 2018. The following chart shows the importance of diversification as …

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On The Decade Old US Equity Bull Market

The bull market in U.S. stocks turns 10 years old today according to a Journal article. However most investors don’t care because unlike the previous bull runs this one doesn’t have the same feel. In March 2009, stocks reached their bear market trough and investors felt like a depression was on the horizon. But the …

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The Three Global Online Retail Titans: An Overview

Amazon.com, Inc(AMZN), Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA) and Mercadolibre Inc(MELI) are the top three online retailers in the world. Amazon dominates the US market though its increasingly under threat from competitors. From a seller of books the retailer has grown to be an advertising powerhouse and a leader in cloud services through its AWS division. …

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