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…


US economic stimulus programmes and infrastructure

US President Joe Biden, disparagingly called “sleepy” by his blond-haired predecessor, has clearly exceeded expectations in his first 100 days in office. In foreign policy, he has spoken plainly and told the despots in Moscow, Beijing, Istanbul and elsewhere what he thinks of them and…


The car industry makes e-mobile

Who would have thought that just a few years ago: A paradigm shift is taking place in the automotive industry. Forced and apparently just in time. After more than 150 years, the combustion engine – diesel as well as petrol – has reached the end of its product cycle. This type of…


Silver – Part 3

When should you be invested in silver or gold?   In the 3rd part of this series of articles on silver we try to examine simple investment strategies. It turns out that using the gold-silver ratio (GSR) is not very suitable for applying simple moving-average strategies. Instead of using them…


Real estate – Pandemic immune

Real estate is pandemic immune. In Switzerland even more so than in the rest of Europe. Corona-related, lasting price distortions or even collapses are hardly noticeable. The Swiss real estate market in particular is proving to be surprisingly resistant: interest rates are still low, space is…