Corona – do what?

This blog post raises questions about what could be done to minimize the health, economic and emotional damage caused by the COVID-19 virus. You will also learn what pandemics could have to do with space travel and why exploring foreign planets and tracking down “extraterrestrial life”…


Coronavirus as a catalyst for change

The event described by Nassim Taleb as the “Black Swan” has occurred. Since February 24, 2020, the main stock markets have almost lost last year’s profits. The reason for this was and still is the outbreak of the coronavirus (Sars-CoV-2, COVID-19). Although the coronavirus is a…


Careful share purchase, negligent sale

The old stock market saying “cut your losses and let your profits run” is also understandable to the layman and needs to be proven neither empirically nor theoretically. Nevertheless, stock portfolio managers have difficulties in following this guiding principle and its implementation…


The game with the fire of debt

Debt is part of the economy, like its counterpart assets and the trade in physical goods. The credit system made a major contribution to the fact that economic development has been consistently positive since industrialisation and society has been able to benefit from it. Whereas the balance of…


Tesla

Tesla is “worth almost as much as the entire European automotive industry”. Who is goofy? Me and European car engineers or some investors?   We show that Tesla is worth almost as much as the entire European automotive and automotive supply industry together. In addition, Apple has…


The Pavlovian Dog Investor

We explain a classical experiment for which the Russian researcher Ivan Petrovich received the Nobel Prize in Physiology / Medicine in 1904. We explain modern central bank experiments for which Stockholm will hopefully not award a Nobel Prize and which actually belong in the realm of financial…