Market Thoughts Archive
Posted on May 14, 2017
Today Emmanuel Macron will become the President of France. Just a week ago, the world was rather excited about the outcome of the elections: two anti-establishment candidates clashed. One from the far-right, against the EU; the other one firmly believing in Europe and pro-competition. The latter won and may bring interesting changes in several aspects.
Posted on May 07, 2017
OneCoin has a tough time lately: just days ago German authorities banned the selling of OneCoin altogether and froze several bank accounts as well. This is not the first time a country takes steps against the cryptocurrency which, many believe, in reality is a Ponzi scheme.
Posted on April 30, 2017
Donald Trump’s first 14 weeks (100 days) as a president probably wasn’t as successful as he planned. We have studied the performance of the biggest US companies and found that Trump brought minor growth, missed to achieve great success and faces a hard future.
Posted on April 23, 2017
Theresa May, prime minister of the United Kingdom, surprised the world with calling for general elections in this June instead of 2020. Before Tuesday, she said she’s against elections before due date but changed her mind and so far, and markets are backing her.
Posted on April 16, 2017
Emerging markets took over global growth according to IMF’s new World Economic Outlook, published this week. The study also points out that advanced economies are slowing down. The phenomenon started decades ago but the financial crisis sped things up a great deal.