By Indre Butkeviciute I always think of 1st of September the same way as I think of 1st of January. New beginnings, new ideas, new challenges: a new start. We all come back in September after having time for ourselves … Continue reading Investing: putting your money to work for you
ALFIES reviews the five likely European Continental Counterparts that big businesses could look to beyond London following Brexit. Continue reading Is London going to lose the Financial Love?
By Plamen Monovski
In 1996, the world chess champion Garry Kasparov sat down to play a match against Deep Blue, IBM’s supercomputer. In the 1997 rematch, Deep Blue won. The machine, which could think 200 million moves ahead, had learned to mimic the thought process of its genius opponent. In chess, where chance plays no role, machine trumped man. Continue reading “Dopamine Investors”
The US is always a key marker for economic recovery. This year, the NASDAQ is up 270 percent since the markets bottomed out in March 2008 and the NYSE is up 160 percent. The S&P 500 has climbed more than … Continue reading Preparing for more market turbulence
Reforms in the legal sector have paved a potential new road to hell for VW as crowdfunding seeks to allow class action suits to fund litigation claims. It may also allow investors in the UK wishing to put money into … Continue reading VW part 2 – Crowd funding litigation
One of the world’s largest commodities businesses: Glencore Plc felt the full effects of the reduction in value of metals in the past months. Just yesterday its share value dropped to an all-time low, falling a further 27 percent; 75 percent overall decline this year. To quantify a further $13 billion has been wiped off its value this month increasing investor concern that it’s not shedding its debt fast enough.The company has been battered after investors retreated from commodities as China’s economy expands at the slowest pace since 1990. The Bloomberg Commodity Index last month reached the lowest in 16 years and the Bloomberg World Mining Index … Continue reading The collapse of commodities