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What happens if a whole country diversifies?

What happens if a whole country diversifies?

Posted on October 16, 2019
We often write about the importance of diversification and discipline as keys to success. It may seem to you that this is only a guide to everyday investors, but the reality couldn’t be farther from it. There is a tremendously successful country which does the same with its $1 trillion fund. Let’s dive into the Norway method.

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How much does a top CEO earn?

How much does a top CEO earn?

Posted on October 09, 2019
The CEO of an S&P 500 company earns around $12.4 million on average. However, there are huge differences between the exact figures. The highest salary for example is more than 10 times the median: $129.4 million a year. The “worst earners” only make $1 a year. Let’s investigate the details!

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What are the most effective countries of the world?

What are the most effective countries of the world?

Posted on August 28, 2019
There are several great ways to measure a country’s productivity. GDP is the most commonly used figure, but it’s not telling us everything. The effectiveness of a country for example can’t be measured based on only that number. That’s where GDP per person and hours worked comes in. Let’s see, then, which countries’ workers are the most productive?

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Boring? It’s often better when investing!

Boring? It’s often better when investing!

Posted on August 07, 2019
Currency trading is popular among professional and amateur investors alike.  We can understand its appeal: advertisements and success stories always say how easy it is to earn great profits with it. FX trading is indeed an exciting craft, but in investing boring is often better than thrilling.

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