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Russian Ruble Hits All-Time Low

Amid Western sanctions and declining energy prices, the Russian ruble has dipped to its lowest point ever, getting 38.80 rubles per one U.S. dollar. The EU and U.S. have stonewalled Russia in an attempt to resolve the conflict with Ukraine. Until the West lifts these sanctions, or Putin and Moscow start heavily investing in the [...]

Russia Ukraine Conflict Escalates, Market Reacts

Read John Lekas’ blog post about the potential market effect of the recent escalation in the Russia and Ukraine conflict. Western sanctions on the Russian energy sector may be on the horizon after Kiev accused Russia of planning on cutting of gas supplies to the European Union in the winter.

John Lekas: Invest in Cheap Russian Energy Bonds

John Lekas recently made appearances on CNBC and TheStreet to discuss an unlikely investment opportunity: Russia. Despite the horrendous conflict with Ukraine and the current government ban on food imports from the United States and other western country, Russian energy bonds are currently cheap and ripe for investment.     Lekas told CNBC that he [...]

Investors Unaware of Gains in the Bull Market

The stock market was up 30% in 2013, but nobody seemed to notice. According to a recent Gallup pole, nine out of ten people didn’t know about the market’s bullish gains. In fact, the bull market is already well into its fifth year, but only 52% of Americans were invested in the stock market last [...]

John Lekas: How Tesla Successfully Scaled Production

John Lekas writes a quick blog post on how Tesla has successfully scaled production of its renowned electric cars. Tesla is preparing to open its Gigafactory lithium ion battery production facility, which will double the world lithium production capacity and catapult Tesla toward its goal of producing 200,000 units per year by 2020. Read the [...]

Interview: Small fund nimble enough to navigate the edges of fixed income

Jeff Benjamin with InvestmentNews recently interviewed John Lekas, president, chief executive and senior portfolio manager at Leader Capital Corp. regarding the Leader Capital Total Return Fund which has a five-star rating from Morningstar Inc. and is leading the intermediate-term bond fund category year-to-date, as well as the one- and three-year periods. Read the full article [...]