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André Will-Laudien

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  • Ressources
  • Technology

Born in Munich, he first studied economics and graduated in business administration at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in 1995. As he was involved with the stock market at a very early stage, he now has more than 30 years of experience in the capital markets. In the historic dot.com year 2000, he trained as a CEFA analyst in Frankfurt and has since then accompanied over 20 IPOs in Germany.

Until 2018, he held various positions at banks as an asset manager, capital market and macro expert as well as fundamental equity analyst. He is passionate about the energy, commodity and technology markets as well as the tactical and strategic asset allocation of liquid investment products. As an expert speaker at investment committee meetings of funds as well as at customer events, he can still describe the course of the 1987 crash, one of the major buying opportunities of the last 33 years on the stock market.

Today, he knows that the profit in shares is not necessarily the result of buying cheaply, but above all of avoiding mistakes and recognizing in good time when markets are ready to let air out. After all, in addition to basic fundamental analysis, investing in stocks is above all a phenomenon of global liquidity and this must be monitored regularly.


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Commented by André Will-Laudien on April 18th, 2024 | 07:15 CEST

Attention Nvidia! The turnaround check for Nel ASA, Saturn Oil + Gas, Lufthansa and TUI

  • Mining
  • Oil
  • AI
  • Travel
  • renewableenergies

It looks like a peak is forming in Artificial Intelligence. The most prominent share here is Nvidia. With a spectacular rally, the value has surged by over 100% in just 6 months. However, the share price is now stuttering, and there have been no new highs for days. The charts for TUI and Lufthansa also show an upward reversal. The latest wage negotiations have tightened the cost structure considerably. Also, a significant amount of revenue has been lost due to the numerous strikes. And now the Middle East crisis is flaring up, making the entire region a risk for holidaymakers. However, the rise in oil prices is giving oil companies a new lease of life. Here is a list of interesting investments.

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Commented by André Will-Laudien on April 17th, 2024 | 06:30 CEST

Discount battle over: Commodities on the counter-offensive! Rheinmetall, Power Nickel, BASF and Varta in focus

  • Mining
  • Nickel
  • Commodities
  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Defense

Since the bombing of Israel by Iran, the clocks are ticking differently in the Middle East. The next stage of escalation has been reached. If Israel now uses the right to defense as an opportunity to initiate something bigger, it is here: the conflagration. Gold and silver are shining as safe-haven currencies and pulling long-neglected commodity shares through the roof. Now is the time to keep the sails in the wind and ride the long-awaited upward momentum. In the energy transition, strategically safer jurisdictions that can safely serve the growing hunger for commodities are still in demand. We highlight a few opportunities.

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Commented by André Will-Laudien on April 16th, 2024 | 07:05 CEST

The cannons are thundering, and gold and silver remain in demand! Barrick, Newmont, Desert Gold and SMT Scharf in focus

  • Mining
  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Commodities

The overnight attack by Iran on Israel underscores the current geopolitical uncertainty. Regardless of whether there is further escalation in the Middle East, the world has already changed dramatically since February 2022. This includes shifts in investor behavior. Until the first quarter of 2024, shares in the artificial intelligence and high-tech sectors were bullish; now, defense stocks and precious metals are on the agenda. After decades of disarmament, NATO, in particular, is now facing a decade of rearmament, and private investors are expressing their restraint in consumption by increasing their focus on private security. This is reflected in the increased purchases of gold and silver. For years, precious metals have been stable guarantors of the daily dwindling purchasing power. We believe that the new valuation cycle in the commodities sector is only just beginning, which is why we are examining favorable entry opportunities.

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Commented by André Will-Laudien on April 15th, 2024 | 06:30 CEST

Threat to Europe, Demand for Defense Persists! Rheinmetall, Almonty Industries, Renk and Hensoldt

  • Mining
  • Tungsten
  • armaments
  • Defense

Europe is gearing up, as since February 24, 2022, peace has become a thing of the past. Europe lived in harmony for a whole 77 years, with the exception of the warlike dissolution of Yugoslavia as a regional conflict. Today's world resembles the situation in the 1970s and 1980s, as the Iron Curtain is re-establishing itself as a political border. The old world order that has prevailed since the end of the Cold War has been shattered by Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Consequently, NATO has regained a new role; after years of disarmament, it has now become a sought-after defense alliance. The accession of Finland and Sweden now strengthens the alliance towards the east. What now looms large is rapid rearmament! Where can investors still participate?

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Commented by André Will-Laudien on April 11th, 2024 | 07:15 CEST

Nvidia, Super Micro Computer, Carbon Done Right Developments - Sell artificial intelligence now!

  • Sustainability
  • CarbonCredits
  • AI
  • chips

The stock market has been celebrating a significant advancement in productivity on this planet for months: the replacement of human labor with learning machines. What James Cameron envisioned in the 1980s with his movie "Terminator" has now become a reality. The era of job destruction is now underway around the globe. Standard services or control processes, such as those in call or quality centers, are particularly affected. The friendly voice on the phone that takes care of your problem could already be an AI-generated response. You may only notice it when asking questions that deviate from the norm. Economists predict a leap in productivity of over 20% in the next 10 years. However, it is doubtful whether high-tech stocks on the NASDAQ will continue to perform as erratically as they have recently. It may be time to consult a stock market AI. We have a few ideas on this matter.

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Commented by André Will-Laudien on April 10th, 2024 | 06:45 CEST

Attention: Biotech takeovers, after MorphoSys, now Bayer, Vidac Pharma, BioNTech and Pfizer are on the radar

  • Pharma
  • Biotechnology
  • Innovations

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been little movement in the biotech sector. However, after a challenging year in 2023, the sector was at least able to start the new year on a solid footing. The surprising takeover of MorphoSys recently got hearts beating again, as Novartis put a whopping EUR 2.7 billion on the table for the cancer specialist from Munich. Only months before, MorphoSys had been traded on the stock exchange at just EUR 700 million. The special market situation in this case was also characterized by the high short ratio, which led to an exorbitant rise in the share price of almost 400% in the final phase. Speculative investors are now keeping a wary eye on potential takeover candidates as the sector is once again attracting considerable attention. We are taking a closer look and searching for the next pearl.

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Commented by André Will-Laudien on April 9th, 2024 | 07:00 CEST

Big Tech in focus - get in or get out? 100% with Singulus, caution for Nvidia and Super Micro Computer!

  • bigtech
  • Technology
  • AI
  • chips

The direction for the second quarter is still uncertain in the stock markets. Big Tech stocks have so far more than met investors' expectations, but they have not risen across the board for two weeks. This is also causing the NASDAQ 100 index to enter a consolidation phase, which delivered a significant downward swing just last Thursday. The global markets are still characterized by ample liquidity and the hope that the central banks will cut interest rates by the early summer. However, the upward movement has become very selective. Fueled by a flood of money for the "Magnificent Seven", other major markets, such as the Nikkei 225 and the DAX 40 index, also reached new highs. However, investors should now be on their guard, as a correction could be lurking after the upcoming dividend round in April. We delve a little deeper.

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Commented by André Will-Laudien on April 8th, 2024 | 07:00 CEST

Sell AI now and buy turnaround stocks: Nel ASA, Royal Helium, Linde and Plug Power

  • Helium
  • AI
  • renewableenergies
  • chemicals

The stock market gives and takes away. When it comes to artificial intelligence and high-tech, investors have been able to make gains of up to 600% in recent months. Stocks such as Nvidia and Super Micro Computer are on the hit list of all fund managers worldwide. However, the first quarter is over, and there is no immediate reason to continue buying overpriced AI stocks. Last Thursday saw the first shot across the bow, with the NASDAQ 100 index plummeting by over 2% within three hours. Technically, the upward momentum is already waning, leading to increased profit-taking. If many investors do it simultaneously, it will result in a hefty correction. Do not wait too long; we present some interesting reallocation ideas.

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Commented by André Will-Laudien on April 5th, 2024 | 07:15 CEST

AI, Defense, and Hydrogen - The explosive mix: Super Micro Computer, First Hydrogen and Renk Group

  • Hydrogen
  • Defense
  • AI

After an extended rally on the NASDAQ, in the DAX-40 and most recently in the Nikkei 225, sector rotations are now setting in. The next few weeks will show whether the AI sector has already turned around. Only once in stock market history has there been a stronger first quarter for a particular sector. The hydrogen hype in the transition from 2020 to 2021 was when Plug Power saw its share price increase twentyfold. It is hard to believe what liquidity-spoiled stock markets can achieve. Now, however, investors should keep their eyes open, as the artificial intelligence and defense sectors are similarly overinvested, just as H2 stocks were a few years ago. The time for reallocation has likely come.

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Commented by André Will-Laudien on April 4th, 2024 | 07:30 CEST

React now: Reap armaments soon and reinforce hydrogen! Rheinmetall and Hensoldt versus Plug Power and dynaCERT

  • Hydrogen
  • Defense
  • armaments
  • renewableenergies

The stock market is currently very selective. Artificial intelligence and armaments will continue to be favored, while hydrogen and lithium stocks remain unpopular even after Easter. That is just the way it goes; the market gives and takes. All sectors under consideration have already generated several hundred percent returns over the past two years, but timing has always been crucial. We analyze the current situation based on trends and indicators. The time for a tactical reallocation seems imminent.

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