A Commodities’ Primer

Download PDF Introduction This article focuses on one of the oldest and most complex trading assets available – Commodities. From its natural explorations to its transformations and massive chains of transportation and storage transactions, Commodities are at the core of economies around the world and a major driver of globalization. Read more…

Market Recap 29/11/2020

Download PDF US The US stock market edged higher after the announcement of another Covid-19 vaccine breakthrough led by AstraZeneca and Oxford University, yielding higher levels of efficacy than what regulators seek. This development reflected on the markets by a 0.6% rise in S&P 500, outrunning the tech-heavy Nasdaq composite Read more…

2020 Residential Real Estate Report

Download PDF Introduction The COVID-19 crisis has proven to be especially challenging for the real estate sector. Retail, office spaces, and any other type of real estate that functioned on the premise of people getting together in one space has been squeezed tight by the grips of government regulations as Read more…

Market recap 22/11/2020

Download PDF United States It looks as if the market read a recent Goldman Sachs report, which beckoned at the possibility of starting to “shift from the hope-driven economy to the growth-driven economy”. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 220 points (0.8%) to 29,263, the S&P 500 Index was down Read more…

Short-selling bans – The Introduction

Download PDF Introduction What is short selling? This is the fundamental question that needs precise defining before we proceed with our article, which unfortunately will not involve Margot Robbie in a bubble bath drinking 20-year-old Dom Pérignon. What it will present however are examples of applications of short selling as Read more…