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General Assembly 2018 in Paris

World Federation of Young Investors gathered 25-28.10.2018 in Paris for their General Assembly. The General Assembly included participation in World Federation of Investors’ Annual General Assembly with panels and presentations on investors’ protection in Europe (MiFID II) and financial literacy education. We are happy to see the EIC corporation making a great work enhancing financial […]

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WFYI and Better Finance’s Annual General Assembly in Beirut 27-30.6.2019

World Federation of Young investors was present in World Federation of Investors and Better Finance’s Annual General Assembly in Beirut 2019. The program included panel debates about investors protection from and European and North African perspective, results from reviews of impacts of the European Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) and Packed Retail & […]

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Investors trip to Moscow 6-9.6.2019

Members from our national member organizations gathered in Moscow in early June, 2019. We attended in a comprehensive seminar program including visits to Moscow Exchange, the Federal Bank of Russia as well as Qiwi Bank, a listed company providing mobile payment solutions. The trip gave a broad view about the development in the private investors […]

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Get together in Helsinki

World Federation of Young investors gathered in Helsinki 23-24.11.2018. The delegation with young investors from Lithuania, Germany, Sweden and Russia participated in the Sijoitus Invest – investment fair with presentations and meetings with Nasdaq, the Finnish game company Rovio Ltd, year 2015 listed accounting company Talenom Ltd and the crowdfunding platform and marketplace for non-listed […]

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What is Smart Money?

Smart money consists of the successful hedge funds and big banks that are right about the market directions time after time. Smart money plays with big volume and can in some cases force the market into one direction or another. Smart money is the opposite of dumb money which consists mostly of retail traders and […]

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Investments Make a Difference – a Look into Responsible Investing

Making a difference in society is often connected to politics, lobbyists, NGOs and consumer choices, one of which is investing. The time when issues related to global responsibility were seen simply as soft values and something separated from successful business has passed a long time ago. On the contrary, evidence shows that investing in responsible companies will boost your investing performance. The letters ESG pop up every now and then in investment magazines, blogs, pods, as well […]

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Global Macro Outlook February 2018

The Crude Story: Supply-Demand Mechanics for Oil in 2018 January of 2018 was a particularly interesting month for the global Crude Oil market: U.S. Crude Production hit its highest level since 1970, amidst record-levels of inventory drawdowns and continued production cuts maintained by OPEC. Given the direct relevance of physical commodities like Oil to the […]

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Global Macro Outlook January 2018

What’s Next for the USD: Macro Themes to Expect in 2018 In this last edition of the WFYI Global Macro Outlook for 2017, we look back at some of the dominant market themes in the year, as well as what that means for global markets moving into 2018 (using the USD as the focal point). […]

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Global Macro Outlook December 2017

Rising Sun: A Secular Upturn in the Japanese Economy In the previous edition of the WFYI Global Macro Outlook, we looked at some interesting opportunities in the market for Electric Vehicles. Driven by the impending demand for EVs and corresponding shortages of supply, in 2017 alone, cobalt spot prices have skyrocketed 80% and nickel is […]

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Global Macro Outlook November 2017

Electric Rain: Macro Opportunities from the EV Revolution Ten months into the year, the macroeconomic landscape remains broadly the same: Developed Market Equities continue to grind upwards despite valuations remaining high. Traders and investors continue to crowd into momentum-based trades. Volatility remains at historically-low levels and longer dated yields are stuck in a tight trading […]

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