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author Olivier Dambrine - February 15, 2021

The month of January was marked by a new phenomenon. During the last week of the month, the volatility index (VIX) shot up from 20 to 40. A group of retail investors shook up Wall Street by targeting some of its most-shorted firms. They sent the stock prices of these companies to the moon causing short sellers to cover at huge costs. Melvin Capital, for instance, a fund managing $8bn, lost 53% at the end of January, due to bets gone wrong...[more]

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author Olivier Dambrine - January 23, 2021

In 2020 our portfolio put down another fantastic performance and is now at a record high of +586.5% TWR. During the same period, the STOXX600 had a return of +49.4%...[more]

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author Olivier Dambrine - December 15, 2020

November was a great month for investors in general, and our members haven't been disappointed either. With only two weeks to go, our YTD return (TWR) is 13.9%. With the STOXX600 still at a loss of -6...[more]

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author Olivier Dambrine - November 22, 2020

while the portfolios of other value investing newsletters continued to struggle, the ValueSignals model portfolio is on track to beat the market again. With a YTD return (TWR) of 6.2%, we're 12.5 percentage points ahead of the STOXX600, which still shows a loss of -6...[more]

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