Is It Really the End of Capitalism?

Romain/ mai 27, 2020/ Finance, General/ 0 comments

In April, the Federal Reserve made a stunning announcement, saying that they would start to buy high yield ETFs. Many commentators reacted to Fed’s decision claiming that “capitalism is dead”. This is actually a very interesting debate. Is capitalism on

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Power Trio

Romain/ mai 12, 2020/ Finance/ 0 comments

I have a deep respect for people like Sven Henrich, founder of Northmantrader.com, who has been warning investors for years against the dangers of excessive greed. Last week, Sven debated with Guy Adami and Dan Nathan, both from CNBC Fast

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Casino

Romain/ avril 30, 2020/ Finance/ 2 comments

This is not investing. This is gambling. US stock market has become a giant speculative field. Within a few weeks, sentiment has moved from “extreme fear” to “extreme greed”, and it does not sound too good anyway. In March, official

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To Be Passive Is to Let Others Decide for You

Romain/ avril 27, 2020/ Finance/ 0 comments

‘The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn’t exist.’Keyser Soze In 2008, the financial system was hit by a severe liquidity crunch for two main reasons. On the one hand, people dramatically underestimated the real

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The Electric Kool-Aid Market Test

Romain/ avril 27, 2020/ Finance/ 0 comments

“Everybody, everybody everywhere, has his own movie going, his own scenario, and everybody is acting his movie out like mad, only most people don’t know that is what they’re trapped by, their little script.”Tom Wolfe I must confess that Tom

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Stranger Things

Romain/ avril 27, 2020/ Finance/ 0 comments

« There is a great company called I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter. At least they have the decency to tell you it’s not butter. They called it credit default swaps because if they called it ‘I can’t believe it’s not

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When The Hype is Gone

Romain/ avril 26, 2020/ Finance/ 0 comments

2019 was clearly a crazy year for financial markets. Despite extreme bearish sentiment by the end of 2018, US stocks soared 30% – with the S&P 500 climbing far above 3000 points – and the CES started with tech companies

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Chasing The Big One

Romain/ avril 26, 2020/ Finance, Swarm/ 0 comments

A few weeks ago, California was hit by two earthquakes. And almost every media covering the event started to speculate about “the Big One”, a catastrophic quake that might shake (and even destroy) the Golden State sooner or later. Surprisingly,

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