3 July 2017: Review of Q2

The remarkable rise in optimism following the election of Donald Trump as US President November last year, led to euphoria in the markets. This renewal in business confidence had a soothing effect on ... Read More

3 May 2017: Waiting game

Today, the Fed is once again on the mind of investors. Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen will give a press conference today at 2 pm (EST). Do we expect something spectaculair from that? Not at all, because ... Read More

2 May 2017: Stockholm

There was a time, not so long ago, that whatever Donald Trump said or tweeted, this made stock markets go up (or, for that matter, down). But this has changed. President Trump’s yesterday’... Read More

1 May 2017: Chimerica

In last weekend’s Het Financieele Dagblad, financial historian Niall Ferguson was interviewed. The Scotsman believes in a symbiotic relationship between the United States and China. To him, the ... Read More

28 April 2017: US Steel

Share prices of US Steel plunged more than 25% after the release of its earnings report. The company reported a quarterly loss of $1.03 per share, where analysts were expecting a quarterly profit of 3... Read More

27 April 2017: Hunger

Donald Trump has promised groundbreaking tax plans that will be good to business and the US economy. But the Donald is taking his time to get more specific about his plans. After the problems he has h... Read More