Could Australia’s Luck Run Out?

Australia is known as the lucky country. It is rich in natural resources, has a small population and has a stable democratic government. The country hasn’t had a recent in recent years. In addition, Australia have never had bank collapses like in other developed countries such as the US in recent memory. The lucky country …

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US Asset Class Returns From 1900 Thru 2017: Chart

Stocks outperform other classes in the long run especially in the very long run measured in many decades. Stocks have earned much higher returns than T-bills and Bonds from 1900 thru 2017 as shown in the chart below. The data shows returns in both nominal and real terms. Click to enlarge Source: Credit Suisse via …

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A Review of Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 Index

The S&P/ASX 200 Index is the benchmark index of the Australian equity market. The index is composed of the largest 200 companies listed on the ASX by float-adjusted market capitalization. The composition of the Index is shown in the chart below: Click to enlarge Source: S&P Indices Nearly one-third of the index is concentrated in …

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The 2018 BCG Global Challengers

The 2018 Global Challengers list of companies from 2018 BCG Global Challengers: Digital Leapfrogs report. Click to enlarge Source: Meet the 2018 Global Challengers, Boston Consulting Group Some of the notable firms in the above list are Mercadolibre Inc(MELI) of Argentina,Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB (FMX) aka FEMSA of Mexico, Vina Concha y Toro SA (VCO) of Chile, PetroChina (PTR) of China, …

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