5 February 2018: Reality check

For almost as long as These Dutch Guys are reporting on the comings and goings of the stock market, the word fear has been virtually absent in the vocabulary of investors. No terrorism, hurricanes, Ru... 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

2 November 2017: UK rate hike

“Well, here’s another nice mess you’ve gotten me into!” That’s what, Mark Carney, Will Governor of the Bank of England (BoE), could say to his fellow Brits. The outcome ... Read More

26 September 2017: The consequences

When you choose an action, you choose the consequences of that action. – Lois McMaster Bujold The Brits find it difficult to accept the consequences of their preference to leave the European Union.... Read More

11 August 2017: Fear

After a mildly euphoric period which was characterized by steadily rising stock prices, investors are now gripped by something that could be called fear. This fear finds its roots in the verbal saber ... Read More