Macroeconomics

A Lottery Ticket to the “Green World”: A Deeper Look into the “G...

The transition towards a “green economy” has so often been discussed recently at all levels that one would imagine it is...
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How to Become Rich the Swiss Way: Applying Macroeconomics and Geopolit...

The currency market, also known as the foreign exchange market, has recently reached a significant milestone with the exchange rate of...
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When dollars fall from the skies..

Markets speculate, more so, during times of low visibility and market volatility. The $1.9tr American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) has raised...
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Is There a Correlation Between Tax Cuts and Tax Revenues?

The other day on a Facebook thread, I was trying in vain to make the point with a group of recently...
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Volcker Act Gets Sacked, Corporate Giants Stand to Benefit

No surprises in that statement, the show must go on. Financial markets are incredibly complicated. While manageable by a central authority...
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The greatest financial lesson from the current pandemic

The lockdown due to the current health crisis has impacted everyone mentally, physically and financially. However, the financial impact from the...
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Buybacks and infinite supply of money

Stock buybacks and why we all pay for them.

We entered 2020 on the back of record-high debt burdens, geopolitical tensions, elections and a climate war. Not even 3 months...
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Using Google Search Trends to Predict Initial Jobless Claims

For several years now, my focus has been on using alternative data of many kinds to predict macroeconomic statistics. When ran...
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