Asian Elections Present Challenges and Opportunities for Twitter
Several countries in Asia, including India and Australia, are holding elections this year. For Twitter, these elections present both challenges and opportunities.
Euro Depreciation and Its Impact on Trade with the US
As the US economy gains strength, its impact on euro trade comes significant.
This JPMorgan European Fund Reflects Consumer Spending Growth
The JPMorgan Intrepid European Fund’s assets were spread across 84 holdings in June 2016, and it was managing assets worth $866.2 million as of June’s end.
Alliance Data’s Epsilon Segment Posted Stellar Results in 4Q15
Alliance Data Systems’ (ADS) revenues rose 38% YoY (year-over-year) from $440 million in 4Q14 to $608 million in 4Q15.
The Energy and Materials Sectors Pulled VEURX into the Red in 2015
The Vanguard European Stock Index Fund was the worst performer for 2015 among the ten funds in this review.
Commodity Deflation and Its Effects on the World Economy
World GDP growth for 2015 as forecast by the International Monetary Fund is 3.1%. The global slowdown is due in part to commodity deflation.
European Stocks Fall due to Declining Consumer Confidence
The consumer confidence index provides a link between household expenditure and consumer sentiment in the economy.
HEDJ Continues to Outperform DBEU So Far in 2015
The YTD (year-to-date) return was 16.18% for HEDJ and 7.79% for DBEU. The yearly returns for HEDJ and DBEU were 15.87% and 6.16%, respectively.
Mondelēz’ proposed merger sparks European antitrust probe
Last month, European antitrust regulators initiated an in-depth investigation into Mondelēz’ proposed merger on concerns of reduced competition.