Irrational markets

Irrational markets

Irrational markets Download PDF  For the past several decades, an interesting question that causes an ongoing debate, both between academics and practitioners, is whether or not stock markets are efficient. Proponents of the Efficient Market Hypothesis (EMH) claim...
Political risk emerging at home

Political risk emerging at home

Political risk emerging at home Download PDF   During the past year, emerging markets have performed particularly well compared to the global market performance as a whole. The MSCI emerging markets index posted an annual performance of 37.28% in 2017, compared to...
Hitting a turning point

Hitting a turning point

Hitting a turning point Download PDF   At the end of the year, it is always difficult to avoid an avalanche of reports looking back on the performance of the markets during the past 12 months. There are also plenty of predictions being forecasted about the upcoming...
Investing in good conscience

Investing in good conscience

Investing in good conscience Download PDF As early as the 1970s, some investors have tried to emphasize moral values in their decision making through socially responsible investments (SRI). Stocks or securities that were linked to companies perceived as morally...
Gun violence on the stock market

Gun violence on the stock market

Gun violence on the stock market Download PDF  Recently, Market Watch published an article outlining the stock reactions of gun manufacturers on the violence in Las Vegas that took place on the 1st of October. Stock prices of these companies rose sharply after the...