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VMC: Careers in Finance with Tochathorn Somjaivong

By Andrew Stotz | Apr 7, 2020

Careers in Finance: Learn more about the human/soft side of the business because that is one of the most important aspects of business success. The world of finance is not science. There are models and theories in finance but not laws. Focus on continuous learning and development.

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VMC: Accounting of Investments in the Balance Sheet

By Become a Better Investor | Apr 6, 2020

Valuation Master Class Student Essay: A power arises from rights. Rights can be voting rights or out of contractual arrangements. When companies acquire a stake over another company, there are two accounting methods that could be used: cost method and equity method.

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LIVE: COVID Death versus Economic Suicide

By Become a Better Investor | Apr 3, 2020

All Weather Strategy: What we’re facing: COVID death versus Economic suicide. More fear, more localization, and more debt. How low can the US market go? Will QE help us out of this situation?

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VMC: Careers in Finance with Angus Mackintosh

By Andrew Stotz | Apr 2, 2020

Careers in Finance: To build a successful career in finance, you have to really want to work in finance. Being able to condense ideas into a short and succinct description is better than just being a spreadsheet expert.

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Arwana Citramulia – World Class Benchmarking

By Become a Better Investor | Apr 1, 2020

PT Arwana Citramulia Tbk (ARNA IJ): Profitable Growth rank of 2 was the same compared to the prior period’s 2nd rank. This is World Class performance compared to 1,440 medium Industrials companies worldwide.

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VMC: Careers in Finance with Erik Budiman

By Andrew Stotz | Mar 31, 2020

Careers in Finance: Research analysts are the backbone of an investment bank; they are like the chef in a restaurant. But they cannot exist if no one is selling the food.

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Kumpulan Fima – World Class Benchmarking

By Become a Better Investor | Mar 30, 2020

Kumpulan Fima Berhad (FIMA MK): Profitable Growth rank of 4 was down compared to the prior period’s 3rd rank. This is above average performance compared to 830 small Industrials companies worldwide.

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VMC: Careers in Finance with Paul Gambles

By Andrew Stotz | Mar 27, 2020

Careers in Finance: Critical faculty, skepticism, and questioning have got to be one of the key traits for people in the industry in the future. Your understanding is now more important than knowledge.

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Andrew Stotz on the Conscious Millionaire Podcast Network

By Become a Better Investor | Mar 26, 2020

Andrew was interviewed on the Conscious Millionaire Podcast Network, named in Inc Magazine as one of the Top 13 Business Podcasts. The show is for entrepreneurs, coaches, marketers and business owners who want to make their First Million.

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When Bonds Are No Longer the Safe Haven They Use to Be

By A. Stotz Investment Research | Mar 25, 2020
The high yield bond spread rockets when the stock market falls

All Weather Strategy: For many investors, the safest bond alternative in times of high volatility and adverse economic conditions is short-term government bonds in their home country.

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