Are diamonds an investors’ best friend?

Are diamonds an investors’ best friend?

Although a dramatic change of demand for diamonds, loved by almost every woman, is not in the nearest predictions, production volume in 2018 was lower than in previous years. Global production of raw diamonds accounted for 147 million carats according to the Statista.com statistics. In 2017 this number was higher – at 151 million carats...
Governments help gold back into sunlight

Governments help gold back into sunlight

Only a few weeks ago the price of gold has floated around yearly minimums. A turnaround has started recently and gold marches back into higher levels. Governments around the world have recently been behind the growth. Not only recurring trade wars between USA and China and increasing investors’ fears push the price of this precious...
Giants fall after bad news

Giants fall after bad news

The Trump Administration's long-anticipated anti-trust War on Silicon Valley is starting to look more like a blitzkrieg. After WSJ opened the floodgates by quietly publishing the first report, about an anti-trust probe into Google, late Friday night, reports exposing new details about the anti-monopoly push, which will also encompass Amazon and, now, Facebook, have been...
Trump introduced new high tarrifs on Mexiko

Trump introduced new high tarrifs on Mexiko

U.S. President Donald Trump, responding to a surge of illegal immigrants across the southern border, vowed on Thursday to impose a tariff on all goods coming from Mexico, starting at 5% and ratcheting much higher until the flow of people ceases. Trump’s move dramatically escalates his battle to control a wave of tens of thousands...
Has the bull trend ended?

Has the bull trend ended?

With every passing day that the US China trade war is not resolved, it appears that Morgan Stanley's bearish equity strategist, Michael Wilson pay attention to the next chart: As Wilson notes, looking at the most recent disappointing macro data including poor durable good, capital spending and Markit PMIs, "recent data points suggest US earnings...