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How have the best brands changed in 10 years?

How have the best brands changed in 10 years?

Posted on March 13, 2019
What are the most valuable global brands? If you follow our blog, that’s a relatively easy question to answer. What brands were the best 10 years ago? Now that’s a tough one! Luckily, a new animation shows how the strongest brands have changed in the last 10 years. There are some surprises on the list!

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S&P 500 had its best kick-off in 30 years

S&P 500 had its best kick-off in 30 years

Posted on March 06, 2019
After an outstanding January, bull market went on in February, leading S&P 500 to gain 11.1% in just two months. This is the index’s best performance since 1987. What’s more, historical data shows that when January and February gained, S&P 500 mostly have a positive year, often with a double-digit rise.

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US stocks won the last decade

US stocks won the last decade

Posted on February 20, 2019
US-based stocks beat every other instrument in the last 10 years. Small, medium and large cap shares performed especially good: they had a return between 13-15% in the last decade. Commodities and international stocks on the other hand were not so lucky. See all the performance numbers in one chart!

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S&P 500 had its best January since 1987

S&P 500 had its best January since 1987

Posted on February 06, 2019
S&P 500 had its best January ever since 1987. The stock index gained almost 8% in just one month. This gain is connected to the Federal Reserve’s patience regarding the rate decisions. In the meantime, more and more analysts believe that the US economy is healthy at the moment, and further advancements on the stock markets are possible.

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