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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The Lithium Revolution – Profiting from Supply Mismatch

Profiting with revolutions In 2017, the financial markets were shadowed by two major highlights: the cryptocurrency revolution and the Trump’s revolution. On one hand, investors were presented with the opportunity to gain quick money due to the media attention that was captivating the public’s optimism among (specially) Bitcoins. On the other hand, the more pragmatic […]

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MOODY’S CREDIT RATING DOWNGRADES CHINA. FIRST TIME IN 30 YEARS

Rating agency Moody’s Investors Service downgraded China’s credit rating. This is the first time since 1989. A one-level downgrade, to A1 fromthe previous Aa3, occurs as the Chinese government struggles with the challenges of rising financial risks stemming from years of credit-fueled stimulus. Moody’s also changed the outlook for China from negative to stable. China’s […]

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