Market Thoughts Archive
Posted on April 17, 2016
Since last year, the dollar has weakened periodically against the major currencies. The reasons include the different central bank communications and currency traders have been continuously unwinding the US dollar long positions. Now it seems there is no need to bury the greenback yet.
Posted on April 10, 2016
Tesla probably made history with the announcement of the Model 3. They created the affordable electric car for the masses. Founder Elon Musk stated: no one “would be able to buy a better car for $35,000”. He might be right: there were already 325,000 pre-orders for their affordable electric car since the announcement. But what does this mean for them and for the industry?
Posted on April 01, 2016
Start-up is probably the most used buzzword lately with a good reason: companies can change whole industries in years. For the same reason they also tend to attract money like magnets through venture capitals, or later through stock exchanges. But start-ups are risky business, even big ones can have their problems.
Posted on March 27, 2016
Brazil seems to be a subject that is worthy of rediscovering lately. After we speculated that the Latin American country might have a great time in the future, the stock market numbers started to rise too. Now the world famous investor, Mark Mobius came to the same conclusion.
Posted on March 20, 2016
Major central banks around the world are trying to revive their economy with a risky technique, and they may hit a dead-end with it. More and more federal banks use negative interest rates, which was almost unimaginable before. Not so long ago, Bank of Japan joined the club formed by the central banks of the EU, Denmark, Switzerland and Sweden.