What is the “spread”? How does it affect our lives?

The past weeks have been full of political events that have shocked our every-day life (and sometimes our mental health, too). Politics is deeply linked to financial markets, and it was no surprise that the Italian “game of government” had significant effects on the economic scenario. During the last few days the word “spread” has […]

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Treasuries al 3%: la soglia psicologica di mercato spiegata dal modello Fed

Per quanto siano asset class aventi differente natura e, a detta di molti, addirittura antitetiche, equity e bond dovrebbero convergere verso il fatidico “fair value”. A dirlo è stato Ed Yardeni nel lontano 1997 ed espliciti riferimenti alla bontà del modello sarebbero giunti dalla stessa Fed sotto la guida dell’allora presidente Alan Greenspan. Egli stesso […]

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Trade Wars – When Nash Equilibrium meets Deglobalization

Trade war – noun ­– “a situation in which countries try to damage each other’s trade, typically by the imposition of tariffs or quota restrictions.”. The US-China trade war, despite the looks of being surging now, it has already started by 2016 when Donald Trump was fighting for presidency: “Any country that devalues their currency […]

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RICHEMONT’S OFFER ON YNAP: AN M&A STORY

Not too many years ago buying a Gucci bag or a Valentino dress on the Internet without feel or fit them was science fiction. The dream soon became true thanks to Yoox and Net a Porter, the former created in 2000 by Federico Marchetti in Italy and the latter by Natalie Massenet in UK in the […]

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