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Gnostic Capital Large Cap Global Portfolio Return for the Quarter Ended 03/31/2022.

The first quarter of 2022 proved to be eventful for large cap investors of all stripes, both active and passive. For Q1, 2022, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined by 4.4%. The S&P 500 fell by 4.7% on the quarter.

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Understanding the Motivation of Putin is the Key to Determining How the West Will Ultimately Respond to the Russian Invasion of Ukraine.

“What on earth would Possess Vladimir Putin to risk a global war in order to control Ukraine, an eastern European backwater?” On September 14th, 1960, the nations of Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Venezuela agreed to create an organization

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Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. (CP-NYSE, $67.85). A Key Beneficiary of Long Term Russian & Ukraine-Occupied Region Sanctions and Agricultural Production Interruptions, due to War.

In 2021, Ukrainian wheat production totaled 26.8 million tonnes. Russian wheat production totaled 76.5 million tonnes. Collectively, the combined production from both countries represented 13.2% of global output. Belarus wheat production in 2021 was 7.8 million tonnes. Sanctions are soon

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Grupo Comercial Chedraui (CHEDRAUIB.MX, $2.18 USD) Reports Q4, 2021 Results.

(all prices reported in USD at a conversion rate of $1 US = 20.313 MX pesos unless otherwise specified) Grupo Chedraui reported fourth quarter 2021 sales of $3.2 billion US. EBITDA for the quarter was $227.2 million US for an

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PayPal Holdings Inc (PYPL-NASD, $132.47) Crashes for a Logical Reason: Earnings Have Fallen and are Forecast to Decline Further in 2022.

PayPal Holdings stock declined by a whopping 25% in one day. Investors seem dumbfounded, pointing to a dizzying “stream of consciousness” array of metrics, dispiritedly mumbled by management in a train-wreck of a quarterly report conference call designed to redirect

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