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  1. What Are Activist Investors Looking For?

    What Are Activist Investors Looking For?

    While shareholder activism has historically been an American phenomenon, it is starting to spread to other developed equity markets around the world.

  2. Beneficiaries of the Electric Vehicle Boom

    Beneficiaries of the Electric Vehicle Boom

    The future is electric. The declining costs of batteries, stricter emissions norms and regulatory incentives all support the trend toward battery-powered vehicles.

  3. Behavioral Insights: Loss Hurts

    Behavioral Insights: Loss Hurts

    Humans hate to lose: the pain of losing is psychologically about twice as strong as the pleasure of making profit. Fear of losing has an unquestionable impact on investment decisions.

  4. Investing in the Matrix? Augmented and Virtual Reality Show High Investment Potential

    Investing in the Matrix? Augmented and Virtual Reality Show High Investment Potential

    Want to visit Pyramids of Giza but scared of flying? Your biggest dream has always been to play on stage with Bruce Springsteen? Would like to see how your hometown looked 300 years ago? Now you can have it all without leaving home thanks to virtual reality (VR). The market for virtual and augmented reality (AR) is gaining momentum faster than we recently thought thanks to the global success of Pokémon Go.

  5. "Around 30 Percent of Global Assets Are Sustainably Managed"

    "Around 30 Percent of Global Assets Are Sustainably Managed" 

    Béatrice Fischer, Head of Communications & Marketing at the Swiss Universal Bank, is also responsible for the bank's offering in the Philanthropy & Sustainable Investments area for our clients. She believes there is considerable potential in the sustainability segment. 

  6. Welcome to the Future: Investing in Robots

    Welcome to the Future: Investing in Robots

    Robots are going mainstream. Becoming more affordable and easier to program, they are widely present in our everyday life. You name the field, the robots are there: agriculture, tourism, e-commerce, medicine… They even help with household chores. With the accelerating speed of robotics development, it appears a very tempting field for investment. Last month, Credit Suisse's Global Equity Research team published a report examining its potential.

  7. Investing in Bricks and Mortar Abroad

    Investing in Bricks and Mortar Abroad 

    In the current challenging financial market environment characterized by uncertainty, low returns and zero or negative interest rates, investors are increasingly looking beyond traditional asset classes. Real estate is particularly in focus thanks to its robust income returns.

  8. Behavioral Insights: Are You Overconfident?

    Behavioral Insights: Are You Overconfident?

    Investing is all about making decisions under uncertainty. With every possible investment, we decide for or against taking it. The trick to successful investing is to decide correctly just a little more often than not.

  9. The Effect of E-Commerce on the Fashion Supply Chain

    The Effect of E-Commerce on the Fashion Supply Chain

    So what exactly happens at the very nexus of global geopolitics, global economic integration and the maturation of the digital age, including e-commerce, Big Data and social media? The world's fashion industry is proving a fertile ground for discovering the answer, as the entire fashion supply chain is being completely transformed.

  10. The Rise and Fall of Fashion Companies

    The Rise and Fall of Fashion Companies

    It's all about the key factors of supply and demand. For fashion companies, the secret to achieving long-term success lies in effectively managing both their supply chain and distribution channels, while keeping a very close eye on maintaining brand image.