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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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WFYI welcomes new member organisation!

We are delighted to welcome the Finnish Young Shareholder Society to our community! The Finnish society (Nuoret Osakesäästäjät) is newly established (2017) but already has more than a 1000 members. They work to education people under the age of 30 in personal finance including investing in stocks and funds. They society is part of the […]

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Global Macro Outlook October 2017

Betting the Ranch: An Opportunity in Soft Commodities September has been a tremendously interesting month for global capital markets: it saw the onset of two historically-unprecedented hurricanes hitting the United States, a 7.1 magnitude earthquake in Mexico, and profound geopolitical threats arising out of the turmoil between President Trump and North Korea. Despite a physical […]

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Global Macro Outlook September 2017

The Great Reversion: Returning to Economic Reality In this month’s edition of the Global Macro Outlook, we will look at two unique divergences between the economic hard data and general market sentiment. Building on those themes, we will see how we can translate these macro data trends into actionable trade ideas for the private trader […]

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OECD INFE International Survey of Adult Financial Literacy Competences

In the past years the OECD International Network on Financial Education (OECD/INFE) conveyed a global survey set to measure and compare financial literacy of world‘s adult population. This unprecedented exercise provided countries with useful insights and data alowing to see how their adult population rank among other countries. In total, 51,650 adults aged 18 to […]

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Global Macro Outlook August 2017

Engines of Growth: Global Macro Opportunities in Asia In the last edition of the Global Macro Outlook, we looked at central banking policy in the United States and how that would affect general asset classes like equities, bonds and currencies. In this month’s release, we shift our attention to some of the more interesting developments […]

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