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    Mercedes-Benz Unveils Battery System for New Flagship Electric Sedan, the EQS

    With Mercedes announcing their new electric car, the EQS, it is also expanding in innovative battery production. The German automaker says their battery outperforms Tesla's/
    By Adam Goodpasture
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Ferrari Got Its Start

    Ferrari (RACE) is one of the most prestigious brands in the automobile industry. The Italian racing and sports car manufacturer entered the business in 1947.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Positive Manufacturing Reports Drive the FEZ Up

    The SPDR Euro Stoxx 50 ETF (FEZ) is a US exchange-traded ETF that tracks the performance of the 50 largest companies across the Eurozone.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Eurozone Manufacturing Up in November: Will ECB Boost Stimulus?

    In line with the flash estimate, the Eurozone manufacturing PMI rose to 52.8 in November 2015, up 0.5 points from the 52.3 reading in October.

    By Lara Sheldon
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Are Ferrari’s Key Geographical Markets?

    Stable demand and strong brand image have kept Ferrari (RACE) moving forward, regardless of adverse global economic conditions.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Ferrari Manages to Remain Profitable

    By focusing on extraordinary vehicle design and exclusivity, Ferrari is able to sell luxury cars with high-profit margins to end consumers.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Can European Indexes Rally in the Current Global Turmoil?

    In the current global scenario, the possibility of further devaluation of the Chinese yuan is a major concern for global equity markets. The Chinese PMI data released on January 31, 2016, indicated a slowdown in the Chinese economy.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Ferrari’s Formula 1 Racing Team Became So Critical to Its Image

    Ferrari spends extravagantly on Formula 1 events, as its Formula 1 racing team has been critical to the brand’s image.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Société Générale Fell 5.8% and Became FEZ’s Biggest Loser

    On Friday, January 15, 2016, Société Générale stock fell 5.8%, putting it at the bottom of the SPDR Euro STOXX 50 ETF (FEZ).

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Declining oil prices benefit Europe, says Draghi

    On Monday, March 17, ECB (European Central Bank) chief Mario Draghi stated that declining oil prices benefit Europe and cited the economic benefits.

    By Surbhi Jain
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    Earnings Report

    Should You Worry about Ferrari’s Flat Revenue in the Americas?

    While Greater China accounted for just 9% of the company’s total shipments, it’s still strategically important for Ferrari due to China’s future growth potential.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Ferrari Has Its Own Space in the Luxury Supercar Segment

    Ferrari (RACE) is considered a symbol of power, speed, and passion by many motorsport enthusiasts. There are only a few key market players in the luxury supercar segment.

    By Jitendra Parashar
  • Company & Industry Overviews

    Analyzing Ferrari’s Separation from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

    In October 2014, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCAU) announced its intentions to spin off Ferrari (RACE) as an independent entity.

    By Jitendra Parashar
  • Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Has CIGRX Delivered Below-Average Returns?

    The Calamos International Growth Fund – Class A (CIGRX) seems to be cautious about its portfolio positioning for now.

    By David Ashworth
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Must-Knows about Tesla’s German Gigafactory 4

    During the Golden Steering Wheel awards ceremony, Tesla’s (TSLA) CEO Elon Musk revealed that Berlin was selected for the company’s next Gigafactory.

    By Oleksandr Pylypenko
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Daimler Self-Driving Truck Seen in Virginia

    Daimler (DDAIF) Trucks, along with Torc Robotics, has tested its SAE level 4 self-driving trucks, which it’s planning to launch commercially.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    China Did for Tesla What Trump Didn’t

    Tesla CEO Elon Musk visited China last week to attend the World Artificial Intelligence Conference. He also visited Tesla’s Gigafactory in the country.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Daimler Fell, Cut Its 2019 Outlook Due to High Recall Costs

    On June 23, Daimler AG (DDAIF) announced a cut in its 2019 outlook. The company expects its 2019 EBIT to be nearly flat compared to the previous year.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How GM Raised Its Bets on Autonomous Vehicles in 2017

    In June 2017, General Motors revealed that it had produced 130 units of its Chevrolet Bolt next-generation autonomous vehicles.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Has Modi’s ‘Make in India’ Campaign Performed?

    The minister has also stated that FDI inflows to India (EPI) (IFN) rose by a whopping 46% during October 2014 to May 2016 in response to the “Make in India” campaign, which launched in September 2014.

    By Aberdeen Closed-End Funds
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Sets Uber’s Business Model Apart?

    In addition to connecting drivers and customers, Uber’s application calculates the charges that a customer needs to pay at the end of the trip.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Is Gett Benefiting from Uber’s Surge Pricing?

    Uber charges higher fares through its surge pricing feature when the demand for rides is high.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Is Daimler Expanding Its Car-Sharing Business?

    In this part, we’ll explore how car2go is helping Daimler expand its presence in the car-sharing business.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Understanding Zipcar’s Business Model

    Founded in 2000, Zipcar was one of the car-sharing industry’s early entrants.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Are Automakers Jumping into the Car-Sharing Business?

    In the last few years, the car-sharing business has grown at a fast pace.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Should Automakers Be Afraid of the Growing Car-Sharing Industry?

    In this series, we’ll take a look at the car-sharing industry and its future growth potential.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Fund Managers

    Sector Composition Changes in VEURX until 1Q16

    The Vanguard European Stock Index Fund – Investor Shares’ (VEURX) assets were spread across a staggering 1,249 stocks as of March 2016. It was managing assets worth $19.0 billion.

    By David Ashworth
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Competition in Car-Sharing: A Different Kind of Car Race for GM

    Car2go is the largest car-sharing service provider in the world. It could be seen as the biggest competition for GM’s ambitious car-sharing program, along with Uber and Zipcar.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Key Brands Under General Motors’ Umbrella

    Cadillac is the most popular luxury car brand in General Motors’ portfolio. It was established with the foundation of the Cadillac Automobile Company.

    By Jitendra Parashar
  • Company & Industry Overviews

    What Should We Think About the Passive Offering of VEURX?

    VEURX is a passively managed index fund. So its fund manager can’t take active bets and has to follow the allocation of the underlying benchmark.

    By David Ashworth
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Key Geographical Markets for General Motors

    Since General Motors’ beginning, North America has been its most important market. North America alone accounted for ~70% of GM’s total revenues in 2015.

    By Jitendra Parashar
  • Company & Industry Overviews

    CIGRX Had a Mediocre Year until February

    From a purely NAV (net asset value) return standpoint, the CIGRX had a poor one-year period until February 29, 2016.

    By David Ashworth
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Look at Ford Motor Company’s Humble Beginnings

    Being born and raised in a farmer family, Henry Ford had the vision to produce a vehicle for the masses. This encouraged him to produce the Model T.

    By Jitendra Parashar
  • Company & Industry Overviews

    The Vanguard European Stock Index Fund: A Forgettable Year?

    The Vanguard European Stock Index Fund (VEURX) is by far the largest fund in this review by asset size.

    By David Ashworth
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    Earnings Report

    What to Expect from GM’s Strategic Alliance with Lyft in 2016

    In January 2016, General Motors announced that it would launch a car-sharing service in 1Q16 with the help of its strategic partner Lyft.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Earnings Report

    Tesla’s Model 3 and Gigafactory Will Be Key Growth Drivers in 2016

    Being a fairly new automaker, Tesla Motors’ valuation multiples are not comparable with other industry giants such as Ford, General Motors, and Toyota.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Eurozone Manufacturing Eased in January

    In-line with the flash estimate, the Eurozone’s manufacturing PMI (purchasing manufacturers’ index) stood at 52.3 in January 2016.

    By Lara Sheldon
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Is Ferrari’s Current Valuation?

    Ferrari is expected to witness high growth in earnings with relatively lower leverage than the industry average. This could be a reason why Ferrari has a high forward price-to-earnings multiple.

    By Jitendra Parashar
  • Company & Industry Overviews

    Financial Picks Backfired for VEUAX in 2015

    The JPMorgan Intrepid European Fund – Class A (VEUAX) fell 1.3% in December 2015 from a month ago.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Anheuser-Busch Rose by 22% in 2015

    Anheuser-Busch (BUD) provided the positive return of 22% in FEZ in 2015. Currently, the stock is trading at 114.6 euros. Its 52-week high is 119.65 euros.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Can Extended Stimulus Measures Help Europe-Focused Mutual Funds?

    The European Central Bank expanded stimulus measures for the Eurozone on December 3, 2015, by reducing its deposit rate by ten basis points to -0.3%.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Oil and Gas Industry Pushed FEZ Up

    The oil and gas industry provided the highest positive return of 0.8% on December 22, 2015. Oil prices rose yesterday. They paused the downtrend.

    By Sarah Sands
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    What’s the Eurozone’s Growth Forecast for 2016?

    The EU’s major economies like France (EWQ), Germany (EWG), and the United Kingdom (EWU) could witness a growth rate of 1% or more than in 2016.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Household Consumption Expenditure to Boost the Eurozone Economy

    In 2015, the Eurozone economy advanced at a slower rate of 0.3% in 3Q15 with an increase in household consumption expenditure.

    By Lara Sheldon
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    SAP Topped FEZ, Released Newest Version of CRM Solution

    On December 14, 2015, the stocks at the top of the SPDR Euro STOXX 50 ETF (FEZ) were Deutsche Post, BMW, SAP, Daimler, Deutsche Bank, and Carrefour.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Auto Manufacturing Industry Emerged as FEZ’s Biggest Loser

    On Friday, December 11, 2015, auto manufacturing stocks emerged as the biggest losers for the SPDR Euro STOXX 50 ETF (FEZ). Daimler, BMW, and Volkswagen fell 4.5%, 4%, and 3.5%, respectively.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Auto Manufacturers Led FEZ, Banking Dragged It Down

    On December 10, 2015, the auto manufacturing industry yielded the highest positive return of 2.5% within the SPDR Euro STOXX 50 ETF (FEZ). Auto manufacturing constitutes 7% of FEZ’s holdings.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Inflation and Economic Growth Forecasts Drive Monetary Policy

    Policymakers feel that the ECB monetary policy actions have been effective and have contributed towards their objective.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Germany’s Manufacturing Activity Rose at a Modest Rate in November

    Germany’s manufacturing PMI rose to 52.9 in November 2015, up 0.8 points from October’s reading of 52.1 in October.

    By Lara Sheldon
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    ING Groep Lifts FEZ with a Rise of 1.2%

    ING Groep (ING) provided the highest individual as well as weighted return in FEZ on November 27, 2015. The individual return was 1.2%.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Vehicle leasing is driven by life cycles and innovation

    There are higher maintenance and repair costs as a car gets older. This supports the option of leasing a vehicle.

    By Henry Kallstrom
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why the automotive industry generates employment

    The automotive sector plays a crucial role in job creation. Car manufacturing activity has an employment multiplier value of five.

    By Henry Kallstrom
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