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Global Sectors FVMR Snapshot – August 2016

By Become a Better Investor | Aug 22, 2016

Health Care delivers the highest ROE among sectors globally—above 20%. Energy is still most expensive on PE due to low earnings. Earnings in the World are expected to see double-digit growth in 2017.

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10 Ways Ethics Adds Value to YOU

By Andrew Stotz | Aug 19, 2016

Within the financial world, there are many areas of focus such as accounting, economics, valuation, or derivatives. And, of course, there is ethics. I want to teach you 10 ways that ethics can add value to you.

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Gap Risks, Equity Hedging, Warren Buffett and Elon Musk

By Become a Better Investor | Aug 19, 2016
Top 5 of the Week of August 15 - Become a #betterinvestor

This week’s Top 5 includes a look at how to protect yourself from gap risks, when we should retreat from the stock market, and what Elon Musk and Warren Buffett have in common. All this and more…

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US Equity FVMR Snapshot – August 2016

By Become a Better Investor | Aug 18, 2016

US’ ROE is about 3% above the World and the two consumer sectors have the highest profitability. Gearing in the US has increased since 2015 and the highest gearing is in Telecom, Utilities, and Consumer Discretionary.

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Korean Analysts Are a Very Optimistic Bunch of People

By Become a Better Investor | Aug 17, 2016

Analysts in Korea, relative to other countries in Asia, have turned from pessimism to optimism over the last year. Expected return implied by target prices are in an uptrend for the first time since 2015. Korean analysts are, however, a very optimistic bunch of people.

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How to Benefit from Our Watching the Street Charts

By A. Stotz Investment Research | Aug 16, 2016

Watching the Street is our analysis of analyst consensus recommendations, EPS estimates, and target prices. Learn how to read the charts and benefit from them here.

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Thai Property Developer with World Class Financial Perfomance

By Become a Better Investor | Aug 15, 2016

Pruksa Real Estate is a real estate developer in Thailand focusing on the low- to mid-end residential market.

Founder and CEO Thongma Vijitpongpun has achieved great success and maintained a #1 Profitable Growth rank for the past five years.

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Korean Nuclear Power Monopolist is World Class

By Become a Better Investor | Aug 12, 2016

Korea Electric Power Corporation is the country’s largest electricity supplier and, via its subsidiaries, has a monopoly on nuclear power in South Korea.

It has 32 projects in 17 countries, but 93% of the group’s revenue and profits are derived domestically.

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Misleading Statistical ‘Truths’ and Interest Rates

By Become a Better Investor | Aug 12, 2016
Top 5 of the Week of August 5 - Become a #betterinvestor

In this week’s Top 5, we examine the impacts of persistent low-interest rates on savers and the economy as a whole, what current billionaires’ are advising to other investors, and how stock return statistics can move the goalposts about their data. All this and more…

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Sweden Equity FVMR Snapshot: ‘Sweden in Your Hand—Every Week’

By Become a Better Investor | Aug 11, 2016

Sweden’s ROE is slightly above the World at 13%. Sweden is trading below the World on PE and just above on PB. Sweden has been much more volatile than the World.

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