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Clustering of Best and Worst Days

By A. Stotz Investment Research | Jan 29, 2016

This post follows on from our previous 10 Best Days blog post. This A. Stotz academic-style research answers the question: How likely it is that an investor would miss the 10 best days?

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Hedge Your Bets and Balance Your Risk Profile

By Become a Better Investor | Jan 29, 2016

Week of January 25 – Top 5 of the Week. Those of you keeping up to date with the current state of the market will no doubt have heard the whispers and rumors of a stock market crash and a recession potentially looming ahead of us all again. We ask if the recent oil prices are of any consequence, and cast an examining eye over the condition of the Red Empire – China’s economy.

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The 10 Best Days Is Not a Myth

By A. Stotz Investment Research | Jan 29, 2016

Behavioral economics teaches us that our emotions play a major part in our trading. This A. Stotz academic-style research answers the question: What would the impact on terminal wealth be if an investor missed the 10 best-return days in the U.S. market over a 10-year period?

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Keep Emotions Out of It, Above All Don’t panic!

By Become a Better Investor | Jan 22, 2016
Top 5 of the Week of January 18 - Become a Better #Investor

Week of January 18 – Top 5 of the Week is a summarized collection of financial investment articles that we like and think you might like too. Each week we will keep you up to date with the top 5 articles worthy of your attention.

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DNA of a World Class Company Challenges Conventional Wisdom

By Andrew Stotz | Oct 12, 2015

The World Class Company Awards in Asia announced on October 10 revealed that two of the best companies in Asia are also the best in their sector globally. STP&I is one of them. From interviews with the company’s managing director, I’ve learned that the DNA of a World Class Company challenges conventional wisdom.

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4 Undervalued Country ETFs for a Volatile Global Marketplace

By Andrew Stotz | Sep 25, 2015

VIDEO BLOG: Today’s volatile global marketplace can leave investors feeling like there’s no safe bet for investing their money. However, while volatility certainly brings it’s share of risks, it also offers opportunity for the active investor, and by mitigating risks by investing in ETFs instead of single stocks, you can still do very well – provided you find the right ETFs.

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Is Thailand a Viable Investment Option?

By Andrew Stotz | Aug 25, 2015

VIDEO BLOG: It’s been a cataclysmic few weeks for markets in much of Asia, but it’s important to remember that there’s much more to the region than just China. For instance, Thailand and Taiwan could still represent worthwhile investment opportunities.

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A Tale of Two Health Companies: Bumrungrad vs ZMC

By Andrew Stotz | Aug 20, 2015

VIDEO BLOG: The healthcare sector has long been one of the most consistently solid performers around the globe. However, that certainly doesn’t mean that every health and medical investment is created equal – and that’s particularly true on a global scale. Take for instance Bumrungrad Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand and Zhejiang Medicine Co. in China.

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Beyond China: Where in Asia can you Safely Invest?

By Andrew Stotz | Aug 14, 2015

VIDEO BLOG: You can be forgiven for feeling anxious about investing in Asia, due to the headlines about apocalyptic action in China. Yet, while it’s true that investing in China today would be a terrible decision, there are actually a number of regions that could offer significant return on investment.

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Indonesia Might be Your Best Bet for Safe Investment in Asia

By Andrew Stotz | Aug 7, 2015

VIDEO BLOG: Has the volatility in China scared you out of investing in Asia? You might want to give the region another look, as countries like Indonesia sport strong fundamentals and only moderate risk.

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