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Investments, trends and recommendations (Jan)

Back to reality and the end of the cheap economy //  Bitcoin vs. other cryptos //  Real estate: A slump that can be taken advantage of? //  AI – Invest in your skills //  Elon Musk will most likely be the man of the year: All his companies are worth watching //  Back to reality […]

Investments, trends and recommendations: 2023, the perfect storm

Companies: Wave of bankruptcies in sight // Derivatives: 2023, on the way to a subprime giga-crisis // Dollar: Shortage in sight // Lifebuoy: Low potential of diversification // _______________ Companies: Wave of bankruptcies in sight Everyone knows that the Fed’s rate hikes in particular are designed to slow down a pre-COVID19 overheating economy, yet totally […]

Geopolitics of global investments: 2023 – 2030, transatlantic trade war and pole reversal in the new multipolar world

If we take the geopolitics of foreign direct investment (FDI)[1] in the loop, the map of the new multipolar world naturally comes out. Its analysis allows us to anticipate this current and future recomposition. Three poles remain clearly identifiable for the time being: the United States in the lead and set to stay there, China, […]

Investments, trends and recommendations (oct)

Currencies – Storm warning // Dollar – Earlier than expected // Sterling pound – Forever // Euro – Hard to foresee // Cryptocurrencies – Much ado about nothing // Gold – Towards a simple commodity // Cash – Keep it in mind… // Emerging markets – don’t get locked in // ________________ Currencies – Storm […]

Investments, trends and recommendations (sept)

Stock market: storm in sight for banking stocks // EUR/USD: the fall continues // China’s property crisis: bankruptcies in sight… // Building materials: shortages are worsening __________________________ Stock market: storm in sight for banking stocks The eurozone banking sector, once again shaken to its foundations by the latest scandal, Cum-Ex files[1], is the subject of […]

Investments, trends and recommendations (Jun)

Gold, Bitcoin: Focus on traditional investments // Yen, the first pawn to fall? // End of combustion engines in 2035 // Oil: The rise continues Gold, Bitcoin: Focus on traditional investments For the markets, a (long) period of mistrust and uncertainty is definitely setting in. Between inflation and rising rates, against a backdrop of heightened […]

Investments, trends and recommendations (May)

Financial markets: Back to reality // Cryptos: Seizing opportunities // Art Market: Options for all types of buyers // Lithium: Mining and processing, two different investments //  ______________________ Financial markets: Back to reality Netflix’s recent setbacks[1] in the financial markets and Saudi Aramco’s performance in overtaking Apple[2] as the world’s largest market capitalisation are two […]

NFT, digitalisation, metaverse… Tomorrow’s contemporary art market will be within everyone’s reach

The art market has been adapting incredibly fast to the shock of 2020. The investments are flourishing in this sector, whether the macroeconomic situation is good or bad, which leads us to anticipate that there is a bright future ahead. Its ability to adapt makes the art market a particularly resilient space, responding rapidly to […]

Investments, trends and recommendations (dec)

Economy: Fleeing into the virtual //  Prices are rising while growth is not forthcoming and commodity prices are no longer even contributing to inflation. The quality of products and services is decreasing. The points of growth are running away towards a decentralised e-economy linked to the first steps of the Web 3.0. Will this e-economy […]

Investments, trends and recommendations (October)

Cash, gold, commodities and cryptos – A strong case  The above remarks reinforce our recommendations from last March “A short guide for investors in times of reflation/inflation“.[1] A new monetary system will soon be in place where fiat currencies will switch to ultra-fluid “exchange vehicles” such as digital currencies, a real monetary paradigm shift. If […]

Summer 2015: from the end of the Greek crisis to new geopolitics in the Eastern Mediterranean

Excerpt : GEAB 94 / Apr 2015 The Greek crisis is about to end… and it won’t be a European cheque which saves it but the fact that Greece is about to find the money to pay off its debt itself. Russia? The US? … Lack of political will to save Greece Since 2009 the […]

GEAB 145 Synopsis – What New World Order?

The pandemic curves are flattening, European countries are slowly emerging from the containment phase and a new landscape is about to be revealed, whose main features we will try to glimpse to help you find your way more quickly and effectively in this “world after”. The task is threefold: to identify the major societal trends […]

Investments, trends and recommendations (April 2020)

Businesses – Don’t expect a normal recovery in September! A growing proportion of economic and service players are aware of this, but it is worth hammering home the fact that we must anticipate that activity will not be able to resume in ex ante conditions in September. Therefore, everyone needs to take advantage of this […]

Will an ongoing price war bring us one step closer to the nationalisation 3.0 of Big Oil?

Is the US oil industry undergoing a significant shift in its relationship with its government, now accepting levels of influence or direct control that would have been unthinkable only a few months ago?  Are the large oil companies, and the supply of energy they oversee, now so important to national security that they must be […]

Coming soon, the GEAB 142 (February). Synopsis

After two months focused on the turn of the year (a review of 2019 in December and a preview of 2020 in January), in this next issue we will broaden our outlook. Our team takes a sombre look at the decade ahead. After 20 years of a “crisis of the future”, we believe that 2020 […]

Coming soon, the confidential GEAB 140 (December edition)

At the dawn of this focal point of transformation that is the year 2020, and before we look at what it might hold for us, it is important to check, as precisely as possible, whether we are still on the right track in our interpretations. Over the 13 years that it has been in existence, […]

Monetary geopolitics: libra vs e-yuan

The immense stagnation of a eurozone trapped in a crumbling EU has caused many missouts. But two game-changers are shaking the monetary union from its lethargy. We are speaking of: Facebook’s announcement of the launch of its virtual currency, the libra, which has created panic among state officials and, at least for the time being, […]

Investments, trends and recommendations (Nov 2019)

Aramco’s IPO: another game-changer Saudi Aramco is a wonderful illustration of the problem that we see beginning to be solved in 2020 with the establishment of a new monetary and financial system – the old one being no longer in line with the global economy of the 21st century. Since 2018, we have regularly heard […]