Markets Update Monday 24/02/2020 – Panic

Frankfurt – 24/02/20 Panic You could already guess it just before the weekend, but today, Monday, there was indeed panic on the market.  In the USA as well as on other international stock exchanges, the market went downhill hard today. With partly over 4 per cent losses, it was in some cases the most significant declines in one trading day …

Hong Kong stock exchange wants to take over London stock exchange

A merger between the London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Börse failed a few years ago due to resistance from the EU Commission. Now the British are receiving another offer – this time from Asia. On the largest stock exchanges in Asia and Europe, a mega-merger is possibly in the offing. On Wednesday, the Hong Kong stock exchange surprisingly approached its …

Stock market wisdom for difficult times

Crash worries at the market? Investors can orient themselves on these pearls of wisdom that never get old. Many global uncertainties are weighing on the markets, and some experts are worried about an imminent global crash. But investors should not be driven by fears and should keep these old pearls of wisdom in mind instead.  “Be greedy when others are …

Will this trigger the next Bitcoin crash?

Court ruling on Craig Wright’s apparent Bitcoin assets passed He has appointed himself the creator of the Bitcoin: Craig Wright. Several times in the past, he publicly claimed to own more than a million coins of the first-mover cryptocurrency. Now a US court sentenced him to hand over half of it to the heirs of his former business partner. Let’s …

Bakkt is coming 23.09.2019

Both the Bitcoin ETF and the Bitcoin futures of the Bakkt exchange are two of the biggest hopes of the crypto market, which are intended to provide capital growth. Above all, the repeatedly postponed decision to approve a Bitcoin ETF has already given the cryptographic market several difficult hours. After a long wait and struggle, Bakkt has now obtained regulatory …

Markets Update Friday 21/02/2020 – Down it goes

Frankfurt – 21/02/20 Down it goes The stock markets ended the week deep in the red. The death toll from the novel coronavirus continues to rise. In China, 118 patients died again within one day. In mainland China, the number of proven infections had increased by 890 to a total of 75,466 cases by Friday morning, the Health Commission in …

Markets Update Thursday 20/02/2020 – Up and down

Frankfurt – 20/02/20 Up and down Hope initially arose today after the number of new infections in China declined. However, the counting method was changed. The new counting method sounds too much as if the wish is the father of the thought here. Whether this wish will be fulfilled is unclear, especially since China does not allow foreign experts into …

OTC derivatives and EMIR

Just like options, swaps and futures in general, OTC derivatives are also financial derivatives. OTC derivatives are the abbreviation for over-the-counter. Significant for OTC derivatives is the fact that they are only traded over-the-counter. But it is not only OTC trading that distinguishes OTC derivatives. OTC derivatives are not only characterised by inconsistent termination clauses, but also by widely varying …

Your guide to oil trading

Most people are seemingly helpless in the face of rising oil prices. Fuel oil is becoming more and more expensive, and so is gasoline and diesel. We accept it because we have no other choice. We, as investors, however, are everything else than defenseless or hopeless. It is no witchcraft to profit from rising crude oil prices. And it is …

How investors can benefit from the current Silver boom

Investors with a view to the future should not only be concerned with equities and real estate in the ongoing zero interest rate phase but of course also with precious metals. While the gold price is in a rapid upward movement, the chances are now good that the bulls will also return to the little brother silver. While the low-interest …