Market Thoughts Archive
Posted on July 15, 2018
15 The European Union is making the financial sector safer: with MiFID 2, the EU is now among the best regulated markets and provides the safest environments for investors. The regulations can also make things more transparent and easier to understand. Six months after the launch of the new regulation, there are already some important experiences.
Posted on July 11, 2018
The world’s 100 most valuable brands are worth more than a breathtaking $2.15 trillion. That is more than the GDP of Brazil. What’s even more surprising is that 8 of the most valuable 10 is an American brand.
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.
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.
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.