Are all the departments of all the central banks staffed by Romans?

  Reflections on unemployment, inflation and the FED The US Federal Reserve has achieved its inflation target, current inflation rates are higher than the target inflation and are making up for inflation rates that were too low in the past. We try to show why further expansionary measures…


The agony of choice

Success on the stock market can be achieved in various ways. Depending on the character of the shares in which one wants to invest, the investment strategies one can resort to can be divided into substance or value shares as well as growth shares. And then there is the long-term alternative of…


Invest with a clear conscience

More and more investors are taking sustainability into account in their investment decisions. They invest in an ESG-compliant manner, i.e. according to the criteria of environmental and social compatibility as well as good corporate governance (Environment, Social, Governance, ESG). In practice,…


The dilemma of climate change is the prisoner’s dilemma

  We show, with the help of an excursion into game theory, why it is so difficult to reach a cooperative solution among all nations regarding “climate change and environmental protection”. We venture a prognosis on whether and how climate change could work.   Climate change…


The fear is going around

Fear, or at least concern, is sweeping the financial markets. Are the current rising prices having a negative impact on growth? Will interest rates rise and strangle the economic recovery? According to the textbooks of national economics, this would be the logical consequence. If it weren’t…


Silver – Part 4

Which strategies work in the silver and gold markets?   In the fourth part of the article, we show which strategy achieved a better return than a classic “buy and hold” approach. While the third article dealt with moving-average based strategies, the fourth part examines…