Markets Update Monday 24/02/2020 – Panic

Table of ContentsPanicUS Markets at a glanceFar East Markets at a glanceEuropean Markets at a glanceForex, gold, oil and cryptoCorporate and world news 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 …

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

Table of ContentsDown it goesUS Markets at a glanceFar East Markets at a glanceEuropean Markets at a glanceForex, gold, oil and cryptoCorporate and world news 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. …

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

Table of ContentsUp and downUS Markets at a glanceFar East Markets at a glanceEuropean Markets at a glanceForex, gold, oil and cryptoCorporate and world news 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 …

OTC derivatives and EMIR

Table of ContentsWhat exactly does EMIR mean and how does it affect OTC derivatives?The European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)Who is affected by EMIR?Financial and non-financial counter-partiesEMIR at a glanceEmir and new regulations regarding OTC derivatives 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 …

Your guide to oil trading

Table of ContentsAll you need to know about crude oilUnit of measurementThe base currency of oilTypes of oilLong-term trendHow to trade with crude oilEquities in the crude oil sector 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 …

How investors can benefit from the current Silver boom

Table of ContentsThe impressive return of the precious metalGold/silver ratio at a historically high levelSilver in the tow of its big brotherSilver investment without VAT“Only gold is money” 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 …