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Passive investment and gigantism in the tech sector: a dangerous cocktail?

The combination of all-encompassing gigantism in the technology sector and blind buying in passive investment products could, however, turn out to be dangerous if everybody wants to head for the exit.

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Econopolis announces appointment of Siddy Jobe as Technology Portfolio Manager

ANTWERP, March 18th 2019 – Econopolis has further strenghened its Technology Fund team with the appointment of Siddy Jobe as Technology Portfolio Manager, based in Antwerp (Belgium). In his new role at Econopolis, Siddy Jobe will be responsible for the active management of the upcoming Econopolis Exponential Technologies Fund, together with Marc Langeveld. In addition to having ...

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A Fresh Perspective on the Active vs. Passive Investing Debate

In our work at Econopolis, we spend a lot of time thinking about how to construct the best investment portfolios—and these days, a big part of that conversation centers on the role of active and passive styles of investing, an ongoing (and sometimes quite heated!) debate in the financial industry.  This isn’t just an academic conversation: It has the potential to affect you ...

A Fresh Perspective on "Buy and Hold" as an Investment Strategy

Contrary To Popular Belief, "Buy And Hold" Isn't A One-Size-Fits-All Investment Strategy. The appeal of buy and hold investing is simplicity. Buy and hold requires little intelligence, skill, or serious effort, and it completely ignores the essential investment concept of managing risk. Buy and hold's allure is as old as eternity - get rich with little or no effort. Just mindle ...

How to navigate in a VUCA world?

VUCA is a concept that originated with students at the U.S. Army War College to describe the volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity of the world after the Cold War. And now, the concept is gaining new relevance to characterise the current macro-economic environment and the leadership required to navigate it successfully. Unpredictable events happening outside an org ...