Market Thoughts Archive
Posted on June 03, 2018
How much energy does the United States need in a year? It’s enough to say that the country uses the second most electricity after China, but there are other kinds of energy as well. Thanks to a new diagram we can see it all in one image. The chart also shows some serious problems with the country’s energy consumption.
Posted on May 20, 2018
ICOs are less safe than many had hoped: a whopping 81% of them are straightforward scams according to a new study. No wonder countries one after another ban or regulate them strictly. Some successful cryptocurrencies are also turn out to be frauds. Even Bitcoin is used for Ponzi schemes sometimes.
Posted on May 13, 2018
The price of crude is not only an important factor in macroeconomy, it also has great effects globally. It influences whole industries and as crude goes higher, oil drilling (and other sectors close to oil) may have a bright future, we believe.
Posted on April 22, 2018
A pension crisis seems increasingly likely in the future. Systems are cracking under growing life expectancy. Societies are also getting older, so less people will have to maintain more. High awareness and self-care might be the only solution for the future retirees.
Posted on April 16, 2018
Ruble is falling sharply against the US Dollar and the Euro again, as new sanctions are in place against Russia. In the last 10 years Ruble fell 60% and 52% against the USD and the Euro respectively. This also means that keeping savings in these currencies is still a good idea.