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    Energy & Utilities

    Is Shell Better Placed than Its Peers for 2020?

    Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) (RDS.B) stock has risen marginally by 0.9% YTD (year-to-date). Overall, 2019 hasn’t been great for the stock.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Earnings Report

    Shell Stock Tanks 7% on Earnings: CFRA Downgrades It

    Shell stock (RDS.A) (RDS.B) fell 7% on August 1, its earnings release day. After its earnings, CFRA downgraded Shell stock and cut its price target.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Marathon Oil’s Advantages Due to Its Exit from Oil Sands Mining

    On March 9, 2017, Marathon Oil (MRO) announced an agreement to sell its Oil Sands Mining business assets to Royal Dutch Shell and Canadian Natural Resources. This transformative asset sale would mark MRO’s complete exit from Canada.

    By Nicholas Chapman
  • Company & Industry Overviews

    Materials and Energy Helped the Vanguard European Stock Index Fund

    Unlike most of the funds in this review, VEURX is not actively managed.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Does the RBI See Food Inflation Panning out in India?

    Components of inflation While food inflation in India has been pushing retail inflation up, fuel inflation (BP) (STO) (RDS.B), another important component, has been subdued. According to the October monetary policy statement issued by the RBI (Reserve Bank of India), “Fuel inflation has moderated steadily through the year so far.” The RBI has also announced […]

    By David Ashworth
  • Company & Industry Overviews

    Excellent Stock Picking Works Wonders for HLMNX

    The past one month has been relatively poor for the Harding Loevner International Equity Portfolio – Investor Class (HLMNX).

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    PCE Inflation Expected to Remain Low for Now, but on Path to 2%

    The July 2016 meeting minutes showed that policymakers expect PCE inflation to remain low in the short term, primarily because of the lingering effect of the fall in crude oil prices.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What Risks Does the RBI See for Retail Inflation?

    The RBI thinks that risks to inflation are “tilted to the upside.” A subsequent rise in inflation could have a negative impact on consumer spending.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Is PCE Inflation Good Enough for a Rate Hike in 2016?

    A sharp drop in PCE inflation was caused by the decline in crude oil prices that began in mid-2014.

    By David Ashworth
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    Energy & Utilities

    Performance of Companies in the Energy Sector on July 5

    Crude oil fell by more than 4% on Tuesday, July 5, amid increased fears over economic instability. This decline weighed on the prices of crude oil–related companies.

    By Val Kensington
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    The Key Reason India’s Central Bank Stood Pat on the Repo Rate

    With inflation rising unexpectedly, there was little reason for the RBI (Reserve Bank of India) to consider a repo rate cut in its June meeting.

    By David Ashworth
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Can the Cameron Integration Give Schlumberger a Boost?

    Schlumberger management expects pre-tax cost synergies to be $300 million in the first year of the Cameron integration and $600 million in the second year.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why TIPS Are an Attractive Investment Option Right Now

    Asset managers have warned that costs may rise. They recommend inflation-linked securities such as Treasury inflation-protected securities (or TIPS).

    By Lynn Noah
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Is Personal Consumption Expenditure Inflation Heading Toward 2%?

    A fall in crude oil prices beginning in mid-2014 was the primary reason personal consumption expenditure inflation tanked.

    By David Ashworth
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Look at Treasury Yields as February 2016 Ends

    Last year, US Treasury yields lost much of their curve, as the pace of decline in long-term yields was much faster than those of short-term yields.

    By David Ashworth
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Surprise! Bank of Japan Pushed the Key Interest Rate below Zero

    In a move that surprised markets, on January 29, the Bank of Japan pushed the key interest rate into negative territory at -0.1%.

    By David Ashworth
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    The Eurozone Economy in 2016 and Beyond: World Bank Projections

    Inflation remains a concern for the Eurozone. The World Bank said that though deflation concerns have reduced in 2015, they have not gone away completely.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Could Watching Inflation in 2016 Be Important?

    The Fed is mandated to maintain personal consumption expenditures inflation at 2% in the long-term, but it has been below this level for quite some time.

    By David Ashworth
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    Miscellaneous

    Is the United Kingdom Relevant in the EU?

    In 2014, the EU accounted for 54% of the United Kingdom’s total trade in goods and services. Germany is the United Kingdom’s biggest trading partner.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Does the RBI Expect CPI Inflation to Pan Out?

    The RBI’s assessment was that the CPI inflation would rise after September—based on the fact that the base effect, which has kept it down, would wear off.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    EWU Managed Slight Gains following the Rise in Oil Prices

    EWU gained 0.06% on November 24, 2015, boosted by the rally in energy stocks that followed tension in the Middle East and concerns of terrorism threats.

    By Renee Blakely
  • Macroeconomic Analysis

    The Invesco European Growth Fund in October 2015

    The Invesco European Growth Fund Class A rose 4.7% in October 2015 from a month ago. It fell 3.6% in the three-month period ended October 30, 2015.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Ten Europe-Focused Mutual Funds and Their Key Indicators

    Europe-focused mutual funds had a good October. In this series, we aim to analyze their performance. We’ll see how they’ve fared across periods and why so.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    What Did the FOMC Say in Its October 2015 Statement?

    The FOMC (Federal Open Market Committee) last met on October 27–28, 2015. Policymakers sounded positive about household spending and fixed business investments.

    By David Ashworth
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    Miscellaneous

    The UK’s Relevance in the European Union

    Among the UK’s top ten trading partners, eight belong to the EU. The UK’s total trade with the EU stands at about $602.4 billion.

    By Sarah Sands
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Economic State of Latin America and Mutual Fund Performance

    Brazil’s central bank expects the economy to contract by 2.7% in 2015. But Mexico, the second-biggest economy in Latin America, is doing well.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Oil Prices Drive Energy Stocks Higher, EWU at 1% Gain

    The UK stock markets were bright on Wednesday, October 28, ahead of the FOMC’s statement. Of the 109 stocks of the iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF (EWU), 90 ended up in positive territory.

    By Renee Blakely
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    The T. Rowe Price European Stock Fund’s September Performance

    The T. Rowe Price European Stock Fund (PRESX) fell 3.3% in September 2015 from a month ago. Its performance puts it in the bottom half of our ten funds.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    UK Stock Market Falls: EWU Slides by 0.4%

    The iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF (EWU) slid by 0.4% on October 12, 2015. The major pullback sectors were the energy and mining sectors on the day.

    By Renee Blakely
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Uptrend Continues in Mining Stocks

    The uptrend in mining stocks continued on October 2, 2015, as 85 of 109 stocks in the iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF returned positive gains on the day.

    By Renee Blakely
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    UK Stock Market Perturbed by Global Concerns

    The UK stock market is being affected by global concerns about sustainability, financial recovery, global consumption, commodities, and basic materials.

    By Renee Blakely
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    UK Stock Market Stumbles on Weak Chinese Economic Data

    The UK stock market went into the red over the weak Chinese economic data the National Bureau of Statistics released on Monday.

    By Renee Blakely
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    UK Market Positive, EWU Rises by 0.06%

    The UK market experienced a stock rally on Thursday, September 3, over a comment of the ECB Chief Mario Draghi regarding the ECB’s plan to fully implement its asset-buying program.

    By Renee Blakely
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    China’s Contracting Manufacturing Activity Pressures UK Stocks

    With the economic slowdown, a reduction in imports—especially oil—by China has become inevitable, affecting many of its trading partner countries. Consequently, trades of these countries with the UK may be affected.

    By Renee Blakely
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Tullow Oil Leads EWU by 1.30%, EWU Down by 0.52%

    Although oil prices rose across the US and the UK markets, along with the US oil inventory’s fall—which greatly benefited the energy sector—EWU dipped on August 31.

    By Renee Blakely
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    UK Stock Market Stymies Awaiting a US Rate Hike in September

    September 4 saw rises in none of the 109 constituent stocks of the EWU. The Fed’s rate-hike indecision impacted UK investors.

    By Renee Blakely
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    Earnings Report

    ExxonMobil: Drilling down into quarterly earnings

    ExxonMobil recorded $87.28 billion in total 4Q14 revenues, down 21% from $110.86 billion recorded in 4Q13. Only earnings from petrochemicals improved.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    Earnings evaporate in ExxonMobil’s Downstream segment

    Overall, ExxonMobil’s Downstream business produced 46% less earnings in the fourth quarter of 2014 compared to the same quarter a year ago.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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    Earnings Report

    How ExxonMobil measures up against others in the sector

    ExxonMobil is the largest company in the petrochemicals sector in terms of market capitalization and enterprise value. It’s followed by Royal Dutch Shell.

    By Alex Chamberlin
  • Energy & Utilities

    A key overview of BP as a company and its Gulf of Mexico accident

    BP PLC (BP) is one of the world’s largest integrated oil and gas companies. Its operations spread across 80 countries around the world, including Angola, Argentina, Australia, Azerbaijan, Egypt, Trinidad, the UAE, the UK, and the U.S.

    By Alex Chamberlin
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