A time for unicorns: Nexi IPO
What is the “spread”? How does it affect our lives?
We just left one of the hottest month in terms of IPOs. Indeed, at NYSE and Nasdaq we saw 2 unicorns’ IPO’s: Pinterest and Zoom, that both did better than Lyft (Uber’s competitor), whose IPO took place at the end of March. Specifically, Pinterest, the social network of photos/videos/images, fixed a placement price at $ […]
Trade Wars – When Nash Equilibrium meets Deglobalization
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 […]
The Lithium Revolution – Profiting from Supply Mismatch
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 […]
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 […]