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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Commented by Carsten Mainitz on February 24th, 2021 | 08:45 CET
"The profit is in the purchase." Or so says an old merchant's rule. There are a few more facets to it in stock investments like time horizon and performance. A long-term oriented, perhaps also anti-cyclically thinking investor does not get gray hairs if it takes longer for his investment idea to work out. In contrast, timing plays a vital role for traders or short-term oriented investors. For institutional investors, the question of where their performance lies in comparison to the benchmark is often decisive. We introduce you to three exciting companies that are currently on the move. Where is the greatest potential lurking?Read
Commented by Carsten Mainitz on February 23rd, 2021 | 09:20 CET
The customer is king! Here, desire and reality sometimes diverge quite a bit. Companies that know, understand and fulfill their customers and their customers' wishes have a greater chance of operating profitably. We introduce you to three companies that focus on very different target groups. The question arises: happy customers = happy shareholders? We will tell you where the equation works out.Read
Commented by Carsten Mainitz on February 22nd, 2021 | 09:23 CET
Mobile payments include all forms of cashless payment using mobile devices when shopping online or at traditional sales outlets. Digital payments subsume all transactions that are processed via the Internet and are directly related to online purchases. Various payment methods can be used, such as credit cards or online payment service providers like PayPal. According to Statista, the global volume of digital payments will amount to almost EUR 6,000 billion (!) in 2021, increasing a good 20% over the previous year. Mobile payments, in particular, still have huge potential. Worldwide, less than 1/5 of all users use cell phones for payments. Do you want to bet on the continuing high disruptive growth potential of the industry?Read
Commented by Carsten Mainitz on February 19th, 2021 | 09:30 CET
Meyer Burger Technology AG, Relay Medical Corp., Pollux Properties Ltd. - Watch out: These shares from the "penny lane" have excellent upside potential!
What does a hairdresser who collects photos of his customers, a banker who doesn't wear a raincoat even in the pouring rain, and a pretty nurse selling poppies have in common? That's right, according to a Beatles classic published in 1967, they all live in what is probably Liverpool's most famous street - Penny Lane. In terms of share price, this also includes the shares of the Swiss Company Meyer Burger Technology AG (solar technology), the Canadian Company Relay Medical Corp. (healthcare) and the Singalese real estate Company Pollux Properties Ltd. But for how much longer?Read
Commented by Carsten Mainitz on February 18th, 2021 | 10:08 CET
First Majestic Silver, Silver Viper Minerals, Endeavour Silver - After the Short Squeeze is Before the Short Squeeze
Silver has performed much better than gold in recent weeks and months. Investors were able to book profits with the precious metal, while losses were made with gold investment. Often the prices of precious metals run relatively in unison. The fact that the demand situation of silver also includes the industry it can lead to short-term deviations, but also speculation can move prices powerfully in the short term. Some stocks in the silver sector began to rally during January as the market bet on a short squeeze in some candidates based on short-sale data. We give you an update and tell you where it's worth being involved.Read
Commented by Carsten Mainitz on February 17th, 2021 | 10:45 CET
Since the summer of 2020, the majority of gold stocks have been correcting. The precious metal price reached a peak value of USD 2,074 at that time but then switched into reverse gear - apart from a brief upward movement at the beginning of the year - and is currently quoted around the USD 1,800 mark. For anti-cyclical and long-term investors, but also for short-term traders, the current situation offers exciting opportunities. The broad-based bull market on the stock markets and in the area of cryptocurrencies is brimming with optimism. Despite a - and also shared by us - positive assessment of the capital market environment, corrections will continue to occur in the future. The trigger, duration and massiveness are written in the stars. However, one rule of thumb has almost always proven itself: in phases of fear and uncertainty, gold gains value as a crisis currency. With good quality gold stocks, investors are then on the winning side. Where is it worth investing now?Read
Commented by Carsten Mainitz on February 16th, 2021 | 10:10 CET
Bitcoin Group, BIGG Digital Assets, Riot Blockchain - Price explosion in Bitcoin & Co: Take profits?
In the wake of Bitcoin's new all-time high, shares in companies that operate in the field of cryptocurrencies, digital assets or blockchain rose rapidly. To dismiss the whole thing as hype is too simplistic and falls short. The full-scale revolution in digital currencies and assets has only just begun. We give you current insights that will make you money!Read
Commented by Carsten Mainitz on February 15th, 2021 | 10:48 CET
Multibaggers are stocks that have multiplied in value. Peter Lynch, the former star fund manager, coined the term tenbagger. This term refers to shares that have increased tenfold in value. The idea is not pure speculation, but to find growth companies and participate in their successes over the long term. The list of success stories is long but also just as varied. If you look at the top performers' rankings of the last decades, some even disappear from the rankings because they (temporarily) crashed or were overtaken. We present three companies below. The first still belongs to the multibagger category but is currently going through hard times. Despite their brilliant share price performance, the other two companies are growth stories that invite you to buy.Read
Commented by Carsten Mainitz on February 12th, 2021 | 14:11 CET
When is a stock cheap? The obvious criterion of a low stock price can sometimes be misleading. For value investors, a stock is cheap when the stock price and intrinsic value are too far apart. Still, other investors "buy" the trend and bet that the movement will continue when the price rises. All approaches have one thing in common: the profit lies in the purchase. We will make you winners!Read
Commented by Carsten Mainitz on February 11th, 2021 | 12:13 CET
Over the last few years, the artificial word "athleisure" has become accepted as a term for sports and functional clothing worn in everyday life, also known as urban or activewear. The sportswear industry (Athletic Apparel Industry) is dominated by Nike, followed by the strong number two Adidas. Puma and Under Armour are other well-known players. Also, there are many still small, innovative and dynamically growing companies attracting more and more attention. And one industry is benefiting from any new trends in Corona times: mail order.Read