At home in Southern Germany, the passionate stock exchange expert has been accompanying the capital markets for about twenty years. With a soft spot for smaller companies, he is constantly on the lookout for exciting investment stories. That it depends thereby less on large names, but on the future potential and whether the market also recognizes these perspectives, was one of its first learnings at the stock exchange.
On these pages, Nico examines current events at listed companies and takes a closer look at companies that are traded under the radar of the market, in addition to well-known securities.
In order to be able to take advantage of speculative opportunities on the stock exchange, Nico not only focuses on a balanced asset allocation of defensive and opportunity-oriented securities, but also on an intact risk management. "In addition to position size and entry in several tranches, investors should also develop a sense of timing and get to know a stock better before investing," says the columnist.
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Commented by Nico Popp on June 1st, 2023 | 07:30 CEST
'Dr. Doom' Nouriel Roubini not only predicted the world financial crisis. The Stern School of Business economist in New York also heralded the Corona Shock. Now Roubini predicts the end of the dollar's supremacy. Here is what that could mean and which companies might even have opportunities as a result.Read
Commented by Nico Popp on May 31st, 2023 | 09:00 CEST
The electricity supply in Germany is a hot topic. Now even the German Trade Union Federation is calling for a guaranteed maximum price for industrial electricity. Critics fear that this would provide too little incentive for industrial companies to adapt to the new conditions - if electricity is cheap, there is no need to save, so the argument goes. We present three stocks related to the energy transition and shed light on their medium-term prospects.Read
Commented by Nico Popp on May 30th, 2023 | 08:30 CEST
Green hydrogen is becoming a key technology for the industry in the fight against climate change. Wirtschaftswoche reports that by 2030, a whopping 13 million tons of hydrogen will be produced annually in Europe. But the necessary investments are still lacking. In the US, USD 10 billion have already been invested in hydrogen projects, while in Europe, only 7. In order for Europe to reach its goals, it must move faster. But this much already seems certain: companies in the hydrogen sector are facing an exciting phase - we take a closer look at three stocks.Read
Commented by Nico Popp on May 24th, 2023 | 12:00 CEST
Early summer is making itself felt - at least in southern Germany. Many photovoltaic systems are already running at full speed and using their capacity. Recently, there have even been instances of negative electricity prices throughout the day. These occur when supply exceeds demand. But what does that actually mean for investors? We present three shares!Read
Commented by Nico Popp on May 24th, 2023 | 07:55 CEST
They have always held great appeal for investors: Penny stocks. Whenever shares are trading below one euro, gamblers pounce on them. But why is that? And are all penny stocks speculative? We explain the phenomenon of penny stocks using three stocks as examples. This much can already be revealed: They range from speculative to promising. Nevertheless, investors should keep their hands off one share.Read
Commented by Nico Popp on May 23rd, 2023 | 08:15 CEST
For the first time since 2012, the German football champion this weekend might not be FC Bayern Munich. After a turbulent weekend, challenger Borussia Dortmund holds all the trump cards ahead of the final matchday. But will their lead be enough, or will they succumb to nervousness in the decisive phase? We look at three stocks that only need to extend their lead to the finish line. Where profits await and where, despite everything, risks lurk.Read
Commented by Nico Popp on May 22nd, 2023 | 09:55 CEST
The DAX is close to its all-time high, and the S&P 500 and Nasdaq-100 have also made up considerable ground recently. Although the markets are still marked by uncertainty, there are initial positive signals - the indices speak a clear language, although there are still stragglers. We explain how close the next rally is and which stocks could recover significantly in the short term.Read
Commented by Nico Popp on May 18th, 2023 | 09:30 CEST
Fewer CO2 emissions, more climate protection. Every DAX-listed company is committed to more sustainability in some form or another. But what is the truth of these promises? And are the supposed climate shares a sustainable investment at all? We do the check and take a detailed look at three exciting stocks from different sectors and regions.Read
Commented by Nico Popp on May 17th, 2023 | 08:10 CEST
A few weeks ago, Federal Economy Minister Habeck and Saxony-Anhalt Prime Minister Haseloff broke ground for the "SuedOstLink" converter. From 2027, wind energy will flow over the route to Bavaria for the first time. But the north-south connection is only part of the solution. Experts are sounding the alarm and consider massive investments in "the last mile" to be necessary. We take a look at what lies ahead and which companies could benefit.Read
Commented by Nico Popp on May 16th, 2023 | 09:10 CEST
According to US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, the US could face a federal default as early as June 1. That is, if Democrats and Republicans in Congress fail to agree on a higher debt ceiling. Here we outline why the debate has come at an inopportune time, what dangers could arise for the markets and where opportunities await.Read