Market Thoughts Archive

Volkswagen is back on track

Volkswagen is back on track

Posted on November 19, 2017
Volkswagen may have suffered the biggest scandal of its history with the dieselgate in 2015 but they seem to be back on track. For 2016 they reported record profits, and the first two quarters of 2017 have been great for them as well. Their stock prices are back from the serious fall caused by the scandal, too.

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The markets are full of optimism

The markets are full of optimism

Posted on November 12, 2017
Prices are continuously rising on stock markets: S&P500 just hit a historical record at 2597 points. Investment and hedge funds have been pouring money into the markets and even a central bank is spending big. But there are others who wait for a correction.

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Trump and stock markets

Trump and stock markets

Posted on November 05, 2017
Donald Trump claimed that he made stock markets surge in an “unprecedented” way since his election, but “fake news media” didn’t report on it. Business Insider put the claim under the magnifying glass and found that it’s not true. We have analysed markets since Trump’s presidency and found the same.

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The most powerful man just became more powerful

The most powerful man just became more powerful

Posted on October 29, 2017
Xi Jinping became the most powerful man on Earth, at least according to The Economist. The well-known journal made the Chinese president and general secretary its cover story just before the Communist Party’s congress. At the Congress, he got elected to lead the party and the country for another 5 years.

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