Market Thoughts Archive
Posted on August 31, 2015
Oil prices have been falling to record lows for the last few months. This is even more striking, since in the last 6 years we got used to high prices for crude, sometimes over $100. Lately, prices are nearly reaching $40 per barrel, usually staying at around $45-50. Although many analysts believe that prices will not stay this low, there are already both winners and losers.
Posted on August 23, 2015
The financial crisis of 2008 might repeat itself, only now, the burst of the bond bubble will be the beginning of a breakdown. This is what Alan Greenspan, the legendary former Fed Chairman stated in an interview.
Posted on August 16, 2015
Apple has turned into a real success story since 2007 when the very first iPhone generation was released, thus the company merited the most valuable company title due to its $660bn market capitalisation.
Posted on July 29, 2015
Over the past few weeks, the gold’s price fall has been accelerating and achieving fresh five year lows around 1080 dollar. Gold is down over 40% since making its respective high in 2011 above 1900.
Posted on July 26, 2015
After long years of conflicts, Iran and the international community struck a deal to curb Iran’s nuclear programme. The UN can now send inspectors to the facilities, which was as a matter of fact, the reason a few years back for the animosity between the United States and the Islamic republic. In exchange, Iran asked for economic isolation and international sanctions relief. And the West is gradually lifting the sanctions.