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Monthly archive:July 27, 2017

Style management in practice: part 1
Style management in practice: part 1
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Style management in practice: part 1

A clear sense of style is not only important in fashion, but more and more so in equity management as well. But what does “style” mean in equity management? Do stylistic preferences change over time, like in fashion? If so, what triggers those changes? Questions upon questions, but before we go into detail in part 2 of this series, let us first clarify what we mean by style(s).

Germany: is the economy about to face a hot summer?
Germany: is the economy about to face a hot summer?
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Germany: is the economy about to face a hot summer?

The IFO business climate index calculated by the Munich-based IFO Institute is regarded as the most important German economic indicator. At 115.1, the value released for June last week was the highest since the launch in January 1991. It was also clearly above the value that had been expected by the financial analysts on average. The signs for substantial economic growth in Germany seem favourable.

Alternative investment strategies: part 2
Alternative investment strategies: part 2

Alternative investment strategies: part 2

After illustrating what alternative strategies are in part 1 of this series, how they work, and what benefits and disadvantages they come with, we would now like to discuss some of the most important representatives of this set of strategies. In the following strategies (also called hedge funds), the majority of the capital invested is allocated to alternative models.