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A weekly note about what is impacting the markets this week. We never stop thinking. This is what’s on our minds with regards to some of the current market trends.
Back in 2013, when Aileen Lee first popularized the term “Unicorn” for software based companies valued at over $1 billion, she had in mind the US market.
In today’s internet, we often access different digital platforms because they help facilitate physical world experiences.
September is traditionally a fashion month and for this year, the last stop was Paris.
As technology enters more and more aspects of everyday life, so does the possibility for third parties to monitor the activity of their users.
A lot has been going on since the beginning of the month, and China has been at the forefront of the macro picture.
Amid the recent adoption of anti-pandemic measures, dentists haven’t practiced for a while and smiles have been often hiding behind masks.
The 60-year-old space industry has been transformed in the last decade by improved access to space, emergence of satellite platforms for Lower Earth Orbit, miniaturization of electronics, changing regulatory environment and growing demand for commercial and consumer applications.
The sourcing and production of PET and carton are harming the planet, but the story is different for recycling.
The Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo Olympic Games has just started.
Notably emerging Asia’s markets have disappointed over the last decade.
Yesterday I received my second Moderna vaccine shot.
Many would argue that when trying to predict the future it can be helpful to look at the past and assess today’s trends.
The pandemic changed our relationship with passenger air travel: all the fleet groundings, travel restrictions, and empty airports are still vivid images for us all.
With summer right around the corner, most of us are now looking forward to the holidays and the travel and aviation industries were among the worst hit by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Inflation has been at the forefront of investor worries over the last six months, these worries became even more pronounced on May 12th, when the US Consumer Price Index was released, at a level of 4.2% for the month of April.
It was back in the 1980s, when a handful of firms started selectively purchasing Private Equity interests in leveraged buyout and venture capital funds.
The past 6 months have been characterized by a strong rotation out of the Growth factor and into the Value factor.
3D printing has been a big buzz term over the past decade.
Over the past year, Bitcoin has enjoyed new fame with large companies adopting cryptocurrencies, which has sent prices surging.
Neither a soft US inflation reading nor a step-up in ECB bond purchases have managed to contain the rise in global bond yields for very long.
This week, technology stocks, in particular, have taken a beating as markets are experiencing a huge sell-off.
As many of us are experiencing our second round of lockdown, we now look back at nearly a full year of life in the midst of a pandemic.
At the onset of the pandemic we had to shift our focus from what a city could offer to what our homes could offer, as restaurants, bars and entertainment venues were progressively forced to close.
GameStop, the world’s largest gaming retailer, was trending all of last week, as the company’s shares surged 700%.
Know the word “geek”?
I think an interesting conceptual model to think about retail today is to split in two parts; “retail as logistics” and “retail as taste, preference and experience”.
As we are racing towards the end of 2020, for scientists the race towards ending the COVID-19 conundrum continues.
If we had to pick a trend that has been at the forefront in fund investments this year, it would definitely be ESG investing.
The global Coronavirus pandemic, among other events, overshadowed China’s entry into Bloomberg’s bond indices (April 2019) and J.P.
It’s been nearly two weeks since drug maker Pfizer (PFE US) announced that early data showed their COVID-19 vaccine, which would be the first-ever authorized vaccine that uses mRNA, is more than 90% effective.
Bitcoin has been seeing renewed traction lately with both Square and Microstrategy Group making significant investment into the largest digital currency.
It’s Election week (that’s right, week, not day)!
With the race for the U.S.