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InvestInU's Three Things, April 2020 edition

three things Apr 06, 2020

Practical insights to help you break into and thrive in the investment industry

In this edition

  1. Big Picture: Bazooka mode: ON
  2. Let's Discuss: Has the time for alternative data finally come?
  3. Career Advice: The do's and don'ts when cold-messaging professionals

1. Big picture: Bazooka mode: ON

What's happening?

Economic update

  • The impact of the coronavirus has started to show in economic numbers, with PMIs reaching new lows, unemployment claims reaching new highs and other indicators...
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InvestInU's Three Things, March 2020 edition

three things Mar 16, 2020

Practical insights to help you break into and thrive in the investment industry

In this edition

  1. Big Picture: Markets highly v(oil)atile this week
  2. Let's Discuss: What is the VIX index and how can you trade it?
  3. Trading Lesson Learnt: How insanity cost us $$$ last week

1. Big picture: Markets highly v(oil)atile this week

What's happening?

  • WTI crude oil below $30, down >50% this year.
  • Markets across the board remain extremely volatile. Last week, the US stock market had back-to-back...
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InvestInU's Three Things, February 2020 edition

three things Feb 26, 2020

Practical insights to help you break into and thrive in the investment industry

In this edition

  1. Big Picture: Markets in risk-off mode amid mounting coronavirus fears
  2. Let's Discuss: What an inverted yield curve means for markets
  3. Soft Skill in Focus: How to disagree respectfully
  4. Bonus: The Rule of 72

1. Big picture: Markets in risk-off mode amid mounting coronavirus fears

What's happening: Markets moved decisively into risk-off mode this week

  • Equities down about 10% from their previous...
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