Exchange Traded Ideas

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What I read this week…

Financial Markets Everyone should be aware of how his or her own personality affects investment behavior. When you identify your key personality...

What I read this week…

Financial MarketsThe year 2020 was an extraordinary one, especially for financial markets. If you walked away from the stock market and just looked...

Mental models guide your way

Throughout the last years, working in financial markets, I sometimes struggled with the amount of information raining down on me. Due to the...

What I read this week…

Finance & Markets   Morgan Housel is one of my favourite writers. In his post he wrote about an ubiquitious phenomenon. Bad things happen...

What I read this week…

Finance & Markets   Aswath Damodaran wrote about different sources of equity returns. In general, I agree with the notion that to earn any...

A System to boost productivity

The improvement of productivity is a battle many people keep struggling with. This battle isn't won in a single day but needs constant effort. Every...

What I read this week…

Finance & Markets   Since the inception of risk parity as a method to allocate capital between different asset classes by Ray Dalio, it has...

What I read this week…

Finance & Markets   An interesting article on the role of equity beta in portfolio diversification. In my opinion, cross-asset correlations...

Stillness in times of chaos

Do you experience the present times as highly chaotic? Is the overflow of information draining your attention capabilities, making it difficult to...

What I read this week…

Finance & Markets   Bridgewater Associates estimates the COVID-19 hit to US corporations to be around $ 4 Trillion. Without a doubt, the...

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