There are lots of observant people around who on the one hand are delighted about the strength of the US economy and the (stubborn) health of the US equity market, but on the other hand point to a number of … …. read more
On Jan 20, we commented on the graphical wonders of the stock market and posted two pictures for you to guess what they represent. Here is the solution.
Anybody who doesn’t know about iPhone, iPad, or iPod? It seems the California-based company is enjoying the best time of its life, or maybe times are getting even better in the months and years to come. After good quarterly figures, … …. read more
From time to time, stock markets reveal their real beauty. Not only when they are going straight up for investors being long the stock (as they do now in Jan 2012), or when they keep diving deeper and deeper for … …. read more
The economy is swinging back and forth; are we back in a recession, yes or no; will the weak governments now eventually default on their debt and when; will the Chinese soon pull out from funding US government debt and … …. read more
In times of market turbulences in the USA and in Europe, caused by uncertainties about the economy, fears of a double dip recession, concerns about sovereign debt and possible implosion of the Eurozone, equity markets are under pressure. This is … …. read more
Europe: European stock markets are in the doldrums. The EuroStoxx 50 had recovered from its major low in early 2009, but then went into free fall in Aug 2011. Equity markets are now much driven by the bad news about … …. read more