Market Thoughts Archive
Posted on February 25, 2018
Which cities have the most overpriced real estates? UBS’ Global Real Estate Bubble Index is designed to show that, and they just published their annual findings for 2017. So which global financial centre tops their list? The answer may surprise you!
Posted on February 18, 2018
The last months were all about record breaking stock markets and their correction that had just started. Cryptocurrencies were also in the news a lot. People cared about oil and renewable energy as well. But there was one instrument which was almost forgotten: gold. It’s good to remember it, since it still has enormous strengths and possibilities.
Posted on February 14, 2018
A serious stock market correction occurred last week, which took some by surprise. This fall by around 7% is even more surprising after a long period of bull market in which Dow Jones and S&P 500 broke several of their own records. But this fall is the one we’ve been expecting for months now and we – among others − have said that it would come in the first quarter of this year.
Posted on February 11, 2018
What are the most valuable brands on Earth? An updated map created by HowMuch.net has the answer to that question. Their analysis provides some other interesting insights as well, like the fierce competition in the US to take the lead.
Posted on February 04, 2018
Buying stocks is one of the most obvious ways of investing. Even if you have a diversified portfolio (which we always advise), there’s a great chance that stocks have a huge share in it. But how did stocks come to exist? It’s an interesting story that started more than 400 years ago.