The native Rhineland-Palatinate has been a passionate market participant for more than 25 years. After studying business administration in Mannheim, he worked as a journalist, in equity sales and many years in equity research.
Most recently, he headed a Hamburg-based investment research company as a member of the board for 8 years.
He is particularly interested in international small and micro caps and empirical capital market research (behavioral finance).
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16. November 2020 | 10:15 CET | by Carsten Mainitz
It is not always high-tech shares or highly speculative investments with which an investor can generate high returns. Those investors who have patience and foresight have been able to look forward to a number of share price multiplications at many sporting goods manufacturers in recent years. There is no standard success formula for the participants such as Nike, Adidas, Under Armour or Puma. The developments have not been without their setbacks. Investors should pay attention to newcomers in the industry with innovative approaches.Read
26. October 2020 | 11:28 CET | by Carsten Mainitz
"Good numbers, bad numbers." What does that even mean? Often it is the figures or news the Companies publish, only the deviation from expected values or developments. Ultimately, the decisive factor is whether or not a company passes the bar. But the devil is in the details. Here are three companies that have benefited from positive figures or news or where a good news flow is only a matter of time. Who offers the best opportunities?Read
19. October 2020 | 11:00 CET | by Carsten Mainitz
For commodity producers, the price development of the underlying commodity often sets the pace for the share price development. Nevertheless, cost position and new potentials can cancel out this first rule. Diversification across several commodity classes can also prove advantageous. Project quality and the ability to adapt quickly to different conditions are a top priority. Who has done his homework well?Read
12. October 2020 | 07:22 CET | by Carsten Mainitz
"The market is always right." There is much truth in the stock market wisdom when viewed over the long term. In the short term, prices are only a snapshot, especially in times of sharp price fluctuations. Sometimes it just takes a little longer for shares to move up again after a long downward phase or bottom formation. Here are three companies that are in exciting positions.Read
05. October 2020 | 10:42 CET | by Carsten Mainitz
Filled company coffers open up many opportunities to seize growth opportunities. From a timing point of view, capital increases or new investments are therefore often interesting. Which companies are now sitting on high level liquidity that can be invested profitably, or who will soon receive new funds? Here are three companies that investors should take a closer look at right now.Read
28. September 2020 | 14:57 CET | by Carsten Mainitz
Palantir Technologies, Velocity Minerals, SNP Schneider-Neureither & Partner: where do the opportunities lie now?
Last week investors were shaken from severe market volatility. While the Dow Jones was able to make up almost all its losses by the weekend, losing just under 2% on the balance and the Nasdaq even gaining just under 2%, investors had to put up with a decline of around 5% in the Dax and around 4.5% in the price of gold. So where do the opportunities lie now?Read
21. September 2020 | 08:38 CET | by Carsten Mainitz
Scalable business models are popular with investors. A specific infrastructure, service or product can be offered by the provider to an increasing number of customers at no noticeable additional cost. These often exponential growth rates make the providers' coffers ring. The stock markets usually reward the rosy outlook with strong price gains. If, on the other hand, the growth story is missing, investors can already be satisfied with a sideways movement.Read
31. August 2020 | 05:45 CET | by Carsten Mainitz
"Tastes are different" - this applies to many areas of life. In terms of money and investments, there is a huge range of investment methods and strategies. Shares, which climb new highs, provide buy signals in the chart technique and make further rising prices likely. Then there is the broad mass of securities, which must consolidate and again by good enterprise developments be kissed awake and then again to the climbing of new all time highs start. Here are three stocks for all tastes.Read