After a few good years, the majority of the European stock markets are in the red this year. Reason for panic or just a healthy correction in an upward trend? He who knows the answer for certain, should raise his hand. What we do know for certain is that corrections are fairly normal and you should sit them out to achieve an attractive return in the long-term!
Since 1 June 2018 it is no longer be possible to buy Canadian and American trackers through our trading platform on our transaction site. Their issuers have not been able to provide us with the legally required documents (Key Information Document or KID). This discontinuation is a direct consequence of the European regulation for PRIIPS.
Indeed, we cannot repeat this often enough. Certainly not when it concerns your safety and your money. NEVER given your PIN code to third parties via e-mail, telephone, apps or social media. No matter how convincing they may sound. Your bank will never ask this of you. Those who are after your codes are seasoned fraudsters trying to steal from your accounts by phishing.
Some time has passed since our Beleggerscompetitie / Concours Investisseur and the winners have by now been made known and received their awards. End of story, you might think, but nothing could be further from the truth. Now, it really begins. And not just for the winners. This twelfth edition was again a proverbial last little push for all 19,000 participants to make the stock market their second home.
That we're seeing a new kind of President with Trump in the White House is, by now, clear to all. Over the past few months, Donald Trump has waged quite a few little 'battles' on Twitter with his North Korean counterpart. And the markets? They followed the action closely.