The US’ export power

The US’ export power

Posted on July 01, 2018
Donald Trump is often unsatisfied with the magnitude of American trading, saying his country is in serious trade deficit. But is the US really in such a bad place right now? Data paints a different image: The States is the world’s second greatest exporter and biggest economy.

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The US can become a net energy exporter

The US can become a net energy exporter

Posted on June 24, 2018
The US can become a net energy exporter in 3 years if Bloomberg’s expectations become real. This could happen the first time since 1957. The reason is simple: energy production grows fast, while consumption remains mostly the same. Natural gas may have a leading role in all this.  

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How do sports influence stocks?

How do sports influence stocks?

Posted on June 17, 2018
The World Cup might have an interesting effect on markets and stocks. How come? The event is expected to have more than 3.2 billion viewers globally. That means brokers and investors will watch the matches just like anyone else. The thrills of the event will influence them as well.

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How to spot fake investment promises?

How to spot fake investment promises?

Posted on June 13, 2018
Every year investments surface with guaranteed high returns, around 20% or higher per year. But is that possible? The logic of the whole economy says no: high returns are only possible with high risks, therefore without guarantees. Then how could it be that companies offer such solutions? They might be overoptimistic or (to say the least) not perfectly honest.

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How big is the US economy?

How big is the US economy?

Posted on June 06, 2018
The USA is the biggest economy in the world and a new chart shows how big is its $19.4 trillion GDP exactly. It’s enough to say that California alone has a bigger economic output than the UK. Texas would also make it into the global TOP 10 if it was an independent country.

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