30 November 2017: A different tone

Is there a contrarian among the European presidents of central banks? Klaas Knot, president of De Nederlandsche Bank (The Dutch Bank) spoke yesterday during a dinner of the Society of Business Economi... Read More

29 November 2017: The rich

The rich get richer and the poor get poorer. We cannot make it any more fun. The Republicans in the US Senate are working on their tax plans and it is becoming clear that eventually everyone, except f... Read More

28 November 2017: May’s plans

Theresa May, prime minister of the UK, presented her plans for the British economy yesterday. The focus is on clean technologies, (health)care, transportation and artificial intelligence. Most persons... Read More

27 November 2017: Irrational positivity

Two different takes on the contributing factors behind the current bull market’s thunderous run. The first one comes from Andy Hecht, options expert, analyst and author at Seeking Alpha. In his ... Read More

24 November 2017: Black Friday

Today is Black Friday. To consumers, this expression sounds like music to their ears. But stock market investors do not like the adverb ‘Black’ in general. Surely, they do like it when l... Read More