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Weekly research notes covering the full spectrum of asset classes

A primer on indicators

July 11, 2017 /Daniel Leach Canibano

A primer on indicators When it comes to technical analysis, there are two schools of thought on how it should be done. On one side there are the chart analysis traders, their method of trading is largely based on pattern recognition through which they derive their trading decisions. The other school of thought relies on […]

Why so bullish?

June 10, 2017 /Paola Najar

According to a YouGov survey conducted last month, the majority of Americans are dissatisfied with the Trump administration’s achievements, or rather, the lack of it. Market participants had an exuberant response to his expected fiscal policy (Trump trade). This bullish environment had been nourished by Mr. Trump’s announcement of a $1tn infrastructure plan, a reform of […]

History of Economic Thought (Universal Basic Income, EMU, and industries)

June 7, 2017 /Taluer Canli

To first discuss universal basic income, one needs to define four different terms, namely Economics, Capitalism, Socialism, and Philanthropy. Economics is the science that deals with the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services, or the material welfare of humankind. It deals with the allocation of scarce resources in an efficient manner. Capitalism can […]

The future of news with Maurizio Molinari

May 4, 2017 /Marco Fraire

(Italian version below) (Link to audio file of the interview) The newspaper industry is changing quickly. in Italy, its total revenues dropped from 3.9 billion euros in 2007 to just below 2 billion euros in 2016. Newspaper circulation has also decreased from 5.4 million to 2.9 million daily copies in the same period. Online circulation […]

The security we like best

April 17, 2017 /Tasleem Ahmad

Moody’s has performed exceptionally since its listing on NYQ. However, significant growth still lies ahead.   Company Overview Moody’s opened its door to clients in 1909 as an information provider and has since stuck to those roots. The company brings together nearly 1,600 analysts to evaluate debt covering more than 120 countries, approximately 11,000 corporate […]