Hydrogen – An energy carrier that will not run out

Hydrogen is the energy carrier of the future and is available in almost unlimited quantities. Unfortunately, however, 90% of the hydrogen produced worldwide still comes from fossil fuels, releasing greenhouse gases (CO2). This is not good for the climate. Switzerland, Europe, China and other large…


Silver – Part 1

Silver, serving plates, climate change, Joe Biden and the FED   The blog post series Silver would like to take you on an entertaining journey into the world of precious metals and “the little man’s gold”. The first article is the aperitif, the appetiser that should whet your…


Digitalisation in Italy

The COVID pandemic, which is hitting particularly hard in Italy, is accelerating the digital transformation in the country’s public administration as well. More and more services and transactions are being handled online. However, the progress of digitalisation varies greatly from region to…


Turn of the year

A turn of the year is always characterized by reflections on the past and the future. The passing of the present to the past as well as of an expected future to the present offers the opportunity to analyse a longer period of time. It also offers the opportunity to escape the “time…


Review and outlook 2021

2020 sharpest recession since 1945 In the investment year 2019, the global trade conflicts and the weakening economic growth were clearly in focus. The somewhat more expansive central bank policy, but also the first discussions about fiscal policy measures under the guise of the “Green New…


Opportunities in the crisis: Should one invest in the COVID-19 losers?

With the development of several vaccines, light is visible at the end of the pandemic tunnel. Should investors now invest in COVID-19 losers? And if so, what should be considered? We present thoughts on gastronomy, vaccines and the length of time until normal operation can start. Finally, we deal…