Category Investment Knowledge

How Yale became one of the best investment funds in the world

Yale University
Among elite investors, few can match David Swensen, former head of the Yale Endowment, for Swensen's innovative approach to investing and asset allocation that revolutionized the way endowments are invested, an approach known as the the "Yale Model". Over the course of three decades, Swensen has increased Yale's endowment from USD 1.3 billion to more than USD 42 billion, with an average annual return of more than 12%. Today we will delve into the Yale Model to see what we can learn from them as we manage our own portfolios.

How Lululemon Surpassed Adidas Became the World’s 2nd Largest Sportswear Company

It's impossible to go to any yoga studio or walk around town today without noticing someone wearing Lululemon (NASDAQ: LULU). Yoga and fashion are practically linked to the Lululemon brand, which has evolved from a sportswear company to a lifestyle brand. How did Lulemon become a major apparel brand in the past few years, even surpassing Adidas to become the second largest sportswear brand in the world! What makes everyone spend over $100 on a pair of leggings? Here's a comprehensive look at the Lululemon brand.