A matter of trust

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In a week where investors could not escape the tumultuous world of politics, the newly formed group of MBA Investors may call itself the new king of the hill. TMT Investments has had a less fortunate week and landed in the bottom position of our investment competition. How will they plan their comeback? Read more

Netflix: Jumping out of airplanes to catch birds

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Summary

  • Netflix buccaneer business model
  • Reasons behind the recent stock increase
  • Advices for the value investor

By the end of October this year, Netflix stock almost reached its record high. Founded more than 20 years ago, as a DVD-by-mail company, one year after Google, it is now the world’s leading internet television network with more than 75 million subscribers in over 190 countries, with annual revenues of 6,7 billion USD in 2015. Nevertheless, some investors are still doubtful regarding the effectiveness of its business model. Read more

Solid US jobs report

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In this calm first week of the year there was little shifts in the ranking. Negotium Novum is still leading the competition, despite only having a return of 1%. They are closely followed by MBA investors, who have almost double the return, but they have had a more volatile portfolio. In third place we surprisingly have B.R.O.O.D. Beleggers, who managed to gain 6 places despite making a loss this week. Read more

A new beginning

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As we are rushing into 2017, new opportunities and threats are gathering around us. Will this new year be just as fascinating as the past 366 days? How will our competition be influenced by the events that 2017 has in reserve for us? Meanwhile, all investment groups managed to trade before the first of January 2017 and Negotium Novum is starting the new year at the top with some well-chosen investments. Read more