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Behind The Big Numbers

Initial Public Offering

You certainly heard about Saudi Arabia’s plans to sell a stake of its state oil company Saudi Aramco. Technically, the sale of Aramco would be less than 5% of the company and via an initial public offering (IPO). A 5% listing on the stock market would give it a potential value of over 100 billion USD. It’s gonna be the …

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ECB strategy and the impact for you as an investor or saver


  “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.” – Albert Einstein A few remarks to the European Central Bank’s strategy and the impact for you as an investor or saver The 10th of March 2016 could be the date in (financial) history, when the once almighty and highly respected institutions of …

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Ask The Right Questions

right questions

I am pretty sure, the majority of the readers here are using Facebook or Google daily, most probably more than once. I am also convinced, that 99 percent who follow this website have at least visited once a McDonald’s or drinked a Coke. What this has it to do with investing? Well, each time you order a Big Mac or pick …

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Canary In The Coal Mine


In the good old days, miners did take a canary to work with them in coal mines. If dangerous gases such as carbon monoxide collected in the mine, they would kill the bird before killing the miners. Thus providing a warning to exit the mine immediately and stay alive. In an ideal world, the rating agencies would play the part …

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