Algorithms in the financial world

Modern societies are characterized by digitalization, through which a vast amount of data can be obtained and processed. The Latin word digital (digitus = finger) is still used in medicine as well as in colloquial language to refer to the finger. In EDP, however, it means gradually, broken down…


US government debt – Part 3

Investment conclusions – US government debt – Part 3   In the third and final part of this series of articles we want to reflect on possible investment conclusions.   FED will finance increasingly undisguised US government debt What is this analysis good for, what could be…


US government debt – Part 2

US government debt rises to historic highs – Part 2: The government debt Event Horizon Test   In the second part of this series of contributions we develop a simple “sustainability formula” for the national budget. Based on this identity – the formula does not contain…


US government debt – Part 1

US government debt rises to historic highs – Part 1: What does this have to do with black holes and what are the investment policy consequences?   Unfortunately, there is nothing encouraging to report regarding the development of US government debt. It is at its highest level since…


Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC)

Not surprisingly, with rising share prices and a lack of investment alternatives, the temptation for investors to invest the pent-up money on the stock market is increasing. Thus special situation funds of private equity companies have started to provide capital in specific circumstances (e.g.…


(Still) No V-shaped recovery in sight

Is the belief of investors that central banks can achieve a robust V-shaped economic recovery with expansive monetary policy only an illusion? What can be learned from trade flows and what does the new inflation target mean?   In the following, we will examine what central banks can achieve…