Commented by André Will-Laudien on March 29th, 2022 | 12:18 CEST
The armed conflict in Ukraine continues to drive inflation. In the US, inflation was recently reported at plus 7.9%, and the yield on the 30-year government bond rose above the magic 2.5% mark last week. For market experts, this heralds the long-term turnaround in interest rates. The Federal Reserve also sees the need for further interest rate steps to ensure monetary stability. These are conceivably bad conditions for the economy because the supply chain issue has already caused growth rates to plummet. Some economists see a slump in the western industrial nations of 4-6% as possible. For precious metals, this recession scenario could be the turning point. We select some promising stocks.Read
Commented by Armin Schulz on March 23rd, 2022 | 12:01 CET
Rheinmetall, Kleos Space, Lufthansa - Which shares benefit from the war-related supply chain problems?
Supply chain problems began in earnest with Corona, and just when it seemed the situation was returning to normal, the Ukraine conflict started. We are already seeing the effects in the supermarket today. Once again, no toilet paper, and you also have to be lucky with cooking oil, pasta and flour. But the industry is also suffering, with the automotive, pharmaceutical and chemical sectors being particularly affected. It is not only due to a lack of materials but also to longer transport routes, as Russia, for its part, has closed its airspace to foreign machinery. Imports from China thus have a longer route - the only alternative remains shipping, which in turn is significantly slower.Read
Commented by Nico Popp on March 15th, 2022 | 10:56 CET
Only less than a week to go before freedom returns - at least superficially. Those who previously perceived medical masks and testing obligations as repression should breathe a sigh of relief from March 20. Then Germany will also have its Freedom Day. Yet while relief is spreading in many parts of Germany, the conflict in Ukraine is coming to a head. After March 20, the threat to freedom in Europe is likely to be greater than during the most heated federal-state rounds of recent years. We analyze the situation and look at three stocks.Read