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Beat the index, don't beat the market

Index investing has become ever more popular. Contributing to the market, however, requires another state of mind.

(June 2018)

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What drives the cocoa market?

Recent developments in the cocoa market received some media attention discussing the impact of computerized trading. In this article we provide some color on the cocoa market and the role and responsibility of investors in this market.

(May 2018)

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Transaction costs according to PRIIPs

The methodology to calculate transaction costs according to PRIIPs does not meet the basic premise that buying at a higher price is more expensive than buying at a lower price. Therefore, the transaction costs we report are meaningless and offer no transparency. (January 2018)

Active or passive?

Contributing to the market versus disturbing the market. (June 2017)