Category Archives: Stocks

Brexit, Schmexit! Part 4: Europe

Having analyzed the effects of Brexit on the UK economy; with just a few hours before the vote, let’s now take a look at the effects on Europe Continue reading

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Emerging Markets: 30 Years of Crisis. Part 2: The 1990s

Second installment of my 3-part series on Emerging Markets Continue reading

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Emerging Markets: 30 Years of Crisis. Part 1: The 1980s

The recent news of Argentina’s deal with holdout hedge funds has prompted me to put together a three-part series on Emerging Markets, and analyze this crises-laden asset class. Enjoy! Continue reading

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May the Fourth be With You!

Why did Disney’s stock tank after the release of Star Wars Episode VII The Force Awakens? Check out my new blog and read about it on Star Wars Day… May the Fourth Be with You Continue reading

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Making the Most of the Earnings Season

What to do when you expect stocks to move heavily, but you are not sure in which direction? Continue reading

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Are Principal Protected Notes a Good Investment?

Let’s take a look at Principal Protected Notes and their suitability in the current interest rate climate Continue reading

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Cornering Tracks and Markets

A trip back to October, 2008 when for a few hours VW became the world’s most valuable company, while Porsche was squeezing the short hedge funds Continue reading

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Brexit, Schmexit! Part 2: The Banks

The second installment of the Brexit, Schmexit series looks into the threats and opportunities for London as a global financial hub Continue reading

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How Low Can You Go?

Central banks are running out of tools to affect their economies. Interest rates are already negative in two countries, while several treasuries have had negative yields for a while. Is this sustainable, and for how long? Continue reading

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Death Cross for Netflix

Following Apple, Netflix is the first of the FANG stocks to face a death cross on its technicals, with Amazon following very closely. Where to from here? Continue reading

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