It's the end of the 41st week. Only 11 weeks left until the end of the year, and it couldn't get more exciting. We got the final countdown for the Brexit. The president of the United States is facing a trial of impeachment. Hong Kong turned within a few weeks from an investor's paradise to … Continue reading It’s the final countdown
There was some amazing news coming from Wall Street a few weeks ago. 181 CEOs, members of the so-called business roundtable and representatives of some of the largest companies in the USA, declared that maximizing shareholder value is no longer the single purpose of their companies. Instead, the emphasis would shift towards stakeholders. I believe … Continue reading Stakeholders are the better shareholders
As some of my readers know, I am a frequent visitor to the website http://www.visualcapitalist.com. It offers a tremendous amount of information in a very easily digestible manner: Smart visualizations. Most recently I have stumbled upon this graphic: I like to be very careful with definitions about such basic terms as "happiness" and especially with … Continue reading Happiness is relative – but money helps
For anyone who was thinking that 2019 would offer some political stability and economic recovery, the year started pretty awful. Let's take a look: Brexit - everything hints at a total disaster with the UKs decision to leave the EU. We can expect high market volatility and a lot of insecurity on how an unorganised … Continue reading Drama is all around
Let me say it clearly right from the beginning: Writing about politics is almost always a mistake. I try it anyway. It doesn't matter whether you are right or wrong, but people tend to have different opinions and very different points of view. Therefore, no matter what you write, you will always have a divided … Continue reading Reading News
The last week was probably not very good for most investors. President Trump started tweeting and everybody went gaga. Now, nobody knows what will happen and nobody really knows how markets will develop from here on. The year 2018 was not supposed to be the year when everything comes down. It was supposed to be … Continue reading Is the crash coming?