There is always fun in speculation. But as our benchmark-beating portfolio of 10 global stocks have shown, as long as investors are savvy enough to pay the right price for the right stock — the returns will follow.

For investors, it was a volatile 2020 and the beginning of 2021 — owing to market anomalies like a global pandemic and retail investors pumping up selected stocks to challenge Wall Street. If nothing else, we have learnt that the way how the stock market moves is susceptible to additional factors we may have never considered previously.

Regardless, it is also important to understand that fundamentally and financially strong companies will thrive over the long run. This theory still holds after over 200 years of stock market history. Why? This is because companies with good fundamentals will grow in business value — and the average, reasonable investor would want to get their hands on it. 

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