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 March 29th, 2023 | 08:30 CEST
Copper massively missing - what to do? Nordex, Orestone Mining, JinkoSolar - Greentech shares in the focus of investors
The energy transition in Europe can only work if critical metals such as copper, lithium or nickel remain available. For an almost complete electrification of road traffic from 2035 onwards, quantities of copper 3 to 7 times the current consumption are required. At present, however, hardly any new mines are coming on stream. It will therefore be exciting to see which copper source the EU will soon tap in order to supply industrial sites with the coveted metal. So the EU Council of Experts should urgently look for a few mining consultants and have the current decisions verified by the Fairy Tale Department. How do we manage it after all?Read
Commented by André Will-Laudien on March 28th, 2023 | 14:40 CEST
Switch now: Volkswagen, Meta Materials, Varta - Get out of banking and invest in climate change!
The banks are sputtering again. The somewhat more mature investors can well remember the horror year 2008 when the spectacular collapse of the small investment bank Bear Stearns occurred in the first half of the year. In May 2008, JPMorgan Chase had to take over the ailing institution in a night and fog operation. But that was just a preliminary flurry of activity. Lehman Brothers finally delivered the huge bankruptcy on September 15, 2008. That was the financial crisis's historical beginning, which only ended 7 years later. Now they are back, the troubled banks and the emergency takeover of Credit Suisse by UBS. What is next? That is the big question! After Corona and the Ukraine war, a recession combined with a banking crisis could be heading our way.Read
Commented by André Will-Laudien on March 22nd, 2023 | 10:49 CET
A new banking crisis in 2023? Deutsche Bank, Blackrock Silver, Commerzbank - Gold and Silver are back!
Central bankers are currently in a huge dilemma. They should fight the price pressure with a tough interest rate policy and gradual withdrawal of liquidity. However, this increases the existing risk of recession and the danger of a new financial crisis worldwide. In fact, past interest rate restrictions have already left grinding marks in the US banking system because gigantic write-downs on price losses still lie dormant in the books of institutions that had believed in eternally low interest rates. After the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and the forced takeover of Credit Suisse, uncertainty has again taken a stranglehold on the markets. Gold and silver reacted with a giant leap. We look at the current situation.Read
Commented by André Will-Laudien on March 21st, 2023 | 08:39 CET
Goodbye banks - the Greentech rally is on: Shares of BYD, Canadian North, Mercedes Group and BMW are in focus!
Blunt, clear text - that is what the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change had promised, in case governments still did not get it. The latest "State of the World Report" is clear. Hesitation is a thing of the past. The message: action is needed now and must be taken worldwide. This is the conclusion of the so-called synthesis report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which was presented yesterday in Interlaken, Switzerland. Leading scientists have spent the past week wrestling with more than 650 government representatives to lay things out as transparently as possible. The conclusion is quickly formulated: Full throttle for the Greentech industry!Read
Commented by André Will-Laudien on March 20th, 2023 | 08:30 CET
The big battery question of 2023: BASF, Altech Advanced Materials, Volkswagen - Who is the fastest?
In recent months it has become clear to investors that the global economy will have to contend with sharp price increases after the pandemic. The greatest inflationary pressure comes from scarce raw materials, especially for high-tech industrial goods. That is because the trend toward climate protection is forcing the industry to make its manufacturing processes more resource-efficient. As a result, this requires major investment in new energy plants and storage systems. Electromobility is still the smaller problem here because how will humanity secure green energy supplies around the globe? The energy hunger of the emerging nations already exceeds the new demand in the industrialized nations by a factor of six. Sophisticated ideas are needed!Read
Commented by André Will-Laudien on March 15th, 2023 | 17:38 CET
Bayer, BioNxt, BioNTech - Biotech is on the rise again, bring on the blockbusters!
The time of the vaccine producers is over because the willingness to vaccinate is declining worldwide. As a result, the entire biotech sector has entered a strong correction phase since the pandemic mode for COVID-19 ended. In the process, sector leader BioNTech suffered a loss of over 70% from its high. Complicating matters for companies is the significant increase in interest rates for long-term financing of their pipelines. When refinancing costs rise, this often leads to lower valuations. However, some companies are impressing with their innovations and have recently shown significant outperformance to the market. We evaluate the opportunities of some well-known biotech protagonists!Read
Commented by André Will-Laudien on March 14th, 2023 | 11:33 CET
Bank failure and new heaters! Nordex, Defense Metals, JinkoSolar - Greentech shares in the focus of investors
German Economics Minister Habeck wants to stick to his controversial plans to ban the installation of new oil and gas heating systems from 2024. In press releases, he describes the "heat turnaround" as mandatory. However, criticism of the plan is getting louder rather than quieter. What other countries do not even discuss is to be implemented here as quickly as possible due to a lack of fossil raw materials. The government in Berlin is worried about the climate targets set by law and still believes in the prosperity-securing transformation of the German economy and private households. The financing side of these projects is being forgotten because not everyone will be able to afford the purchases. FDP parliamentary group leader Dürr sent Habeck's plans back to the "assembly hall" for the time being on the talk show "Anne Will" because of various construction defects. The crux of the matter is energy availability, which is crucial for a green transformation. Which values now belong in the portfolio?Read
Commented by André Will-Laudien on March 13th, 2023 | 13:12 CET
Armaments and e-mobility! Rheinmetall, Almonty Industries, Mercedes-Benz - Rare raw materials in demand as never before!
The climate and energy transition are taking their toll. Long approval phases, too little exploration and a lack of investment capital have caused the supply of raw materials to decline over the past 10 years. These deficits are increasingly showing up as a problem for industry. In copper alone, there is a USD 100 billion investment deficit. In the EU, it is estimated that there is an investment backlog of EUR 300 billion to even come close to achieving the proclaimed climate targets. To reach climate targets, copper, nickel, lithium, zinc, special metals like tungsten, and rare earths are needed. Which values should you bet on now?Read
Commented by André Will-Laudien on March 10th, 2023 | 10:15 CET
Defeat cancer! Defence Therapeutics, BioNTech, Morphosys, Bayer - These biotechs are close
The listed biotechnology sector has entered a strong correction phase since the COVID-19 pandemic mode ended. In the process, sector leader BioNTech suffered a loss of over 70% from its high. Compounding the problem for companies is the significant increase in interest rates for long-term financing. The segment relies on revolving investor capital, but the corresponding risk parameters have been adjusted upward, making some refinancings extremely expensive. Costs are rising, which is leading to renewed price markdowns. However, some companies are convincing through their innovative strength and have recently outperformed the market. We take a closer look at the blockbuster stocks.Read
Commented by André Will-Laudien on March 9th, 2023 | 10:56 CET
Running out of fuel? BYD, Porsche, VW, Globex Mining - Metals in demand!
In benchmarking, anyone who sees electromobility at the forefront cannot ignore a powerful battery. In the last 3 years, there have been no real leaps forward in development, but at least power compression in lithium-ion technology achieved a doubling of the range and, in parallel, also lowered the previously long charging times. This made an electric vehicle suitable for long-distance travel for the first time, even though faster discharge must be expected in winter due to non-engine services such as heating. But technological development continues, and BYD, as one of the world market leaders, sets technological standards. Which stocks are the favourites in the sector?Read