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December 14th, 2021 | 12:19 CET

Deutsche Börse, Desert Gold, MicroStrategy - Save your money

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At the latest, after the inflation figures for November, every investor should have become aware that inflation will not only remain short-term due to the Corona effect but much longer than expected. So, what to do when the savings in your account are losing more and more value year after year. Investment alternatives to protect against inflation are precious metals and the still controversial Bitcoin. Despite the current weakness of the two asset classes, there is probably no way around rising quotations in the long term - time to position yourself anticyclically.

time to read: 3 minutes | Author: Stefan Feulner

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    Desert Gold - Well positioned

    There is lethargy in the gold market. The gold price has been moving for weeks in a range between USD 1,760 and USD 1,800 per ounce. In the field above USD 1,800, major selling programs immediately come into the market, pushing the value down, as seen when the past inflation figures were announced. Although the conditions for rising quotes are in place, the gold price could again head for a test of the low for the year. In turn, this could be used to anticyclically build positions in gold producers such as Barrick Gold or Newmont or exploration companies such as Desert Gold. In the long term, both fundamentalists and technical analysts agree, new all-time highs for the precious yellow metal is only a matter of time.

    With a capital increase totaling CAD 3 million, mining company Desert Gold aims to secure drilling and exploration activities at the Company's flagship project, the Senegal Mali Shear Zone Project in western Mali. To this end, approximately 21.4 million share certificates are to be placed at a price of CAD 0.14. In addition, each subscriber will receive half a warrant with an exercise price of CAD 0.25 and a three-year term.

    With the SMSZ project, the Canadians own a 440 sq km land package in the high-grade Senegal Mali Shear Zone of the same name. With B2 Gold, Barrick Gold and Allied Gold, several Tier 1 mines are located in the immediate vicinity. The 2021 drill program was completed with the identification of more than 22 gold zones. In addition, the acquisition of the Kolomba concession, which is directly adjacent to SMSZ, was another upgrade in the strategy. The newly acquired zone is also expected to play an important role in the 2022 drill program. In general, 2022 could be an important year for reassessment. That is when the NI 43-101 compliant resource estimate is expected to be released.

    Currently, the stock market value of Desert Gold is a manageable EUR 12.02 million following a major correction.

    MicroStrategy - He buys and buys and buys

    If the CEO of MicroStrategy has his way, there is no alternative to investing one's savings other than Bitcoin. He does not think much of real estate, precious metals, stocks or commodities in terms of inflation protection, as these assets are unlimited. Bitcoin has a firmly anchored supply with a limit of 21 million units.

    In a CNBC interview, the self-confessed crypto bull commented and sees Bitcoin as the predominant digital money network, "And because it is predominant and because it is fixed, it means it is the most reliable, highest-integrity, scarcest thing in the financial universe. Bitcoin will rise forever."

    Reflecting on the recent sharp correction, Saylor stepped up with a significant order late last week, buying the perceived "dip." Via Twitter, the Company's leader reported buying a total of 1,434 Bitcoins between Nov. 29 and Dec. 8, paying USD 82.4 million for them. That meant an average price of just under USD 57,500 per Bitcoin.

    Deutsche Börse - Great opportunities for growth

    In addition to eco-investments, Deutsche Börse also sees enormous growth opportunities, especially in digital assets. There are great growth opportunities in the area, Deutsche Börse board member Thomas Book told Handelsblatt. "In both areas, we not only want to expand our offering organically but are also looking at acquisition opportunities."

    The acquisition of Swiss trading venue Crypto Finance was announced back in the second quarter of this year. As a result, Deutsche Börse will benefit even more from the growing demand from institutional investors for crypto assets in the future, Book said.

    Since the beginning of the year, Deutsche Börse shares have been moving sideways in the EUR 140 range. At prices around the broad support area at EUR 135, the stock would be a solid buy in the long term.

    Inflation has come to stay. Cryptocurrencies and precious metals are attractive as protection against a monetary decline in the long term. While Desert Gold has high development potential in the gold sector, MicroStrategy's stock should outperform the market if Bitcoin rises.

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    Der Autor

    Stefan Feulner

    The native Franconian has more than 20 years of stock exchange experience and a broadly diversified network.
    He is passionate about analyzing a wide variety of business models and investigating new trends.

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