Market Thoughts Archive
Posted on November 26, 2017
The euro-zone had its strongest period in a decade, and the whole EU may head towards a new golden era. This is great news since the financial crisis took its toll on the EU and it has several problems on its own too. The European Commission also raised its growth forecast, but there are some uncertainties.
Posted on November 19, 2017
Volkswagen may have suffered the biggest scandal of its history with the dieselgate in 2015 but they seem to be back on track. For 2016 they reported record profits, and the first two quarters of 2017 have been great for them as well. Their stock prices are back from the serious fall caused by the scandal, too.
Posted on November 12, 2017
Prices are continuously rising on stock markets: S&P500 just hit a historical record at 2597 points. Investment and hedge funds have been pouring money into the markets and even a central bank is spending big. But there are others who wait for a correction.
Posted on November 05, 2017
Donald Trump claimed that he made stock markets surge in an “unprecedented” way since his election, but “fake news media” didn’t report on it. Business Insider put the claim under the magnifying glass and found that it’s not true. We have analysed markets since Trump’s presidency and found the same.
Posted on October 29, 2017
Xi Jinping became the most powerful man on Earth, at least according to The Economist. The well-known journal made the Chinese president and general secretary its cover story just before the Communist Party’s congress. At the Congress, he got elected to lead the party and the country for another 5 years.