Market Thoughts Archive
Posted on March 18, 2018
The US dollar is the most important currency of the world. It’s the reserve currency for most countries, and it’s also a popular choice for individual investors to keep their wealth in. How did the dollar become what it is today and what does the future hold?
Posted on March 10, 2018
The President of the United States announced that he wishes to impose a 25% tariff on steel and 10% tariff on aluminium. Donald Trump also said that he’s ready to put a 35% tax on European cars. But how far the US can take a war like this?
Posted on March 04, 2018
There are some interesting market actions nowadays. We have seen surging government bond yields, rushing stock prices (mostly in 2017 and early 2018) and a falling US Dollar. This kind of market coincidence generally leads to stock market corrections which already happened in the past weeks. However, the question is if we will see another leg down on the stock markets and how the greenback will react.
Posted on February 28, 2018
Tesla’s Model S outsold the luxury flagships of traditional brands like Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz in Europe for the first time ever. This happened in the US before, but not in the old continent. Classic brands must develop their technologies to fight back, and that may change the automotive industry forever. This doesn’t mean that Tesla can really compete with the big companies yet, though.
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!