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Now the beer business is targeted!🍺

17 Dec 2023 3 minute read 0 comments Josua1

Over the years, we have already seen many of Bill Gates' ventures, and this time he is getting involved in the Heineken brewery. Gates himself says that he is not a big fan of beer or even beer drinker, but now he is a beer investor. One of the most...

State of the Market (12/10/23)

10 Dec 2023 3 minute read 57 comments Todd Mei PhD

Get the Full Free Version of The Art of the Bubble Newsletter here. The Macro Situation Economic equilibrium (noun): a state when supply and demand balance each other; a no-when; the point within an economy when the Heat Miser and the Snow Miser ba...

Commodity trading - Curve placement strategies

7 Dec 2023 2 minute read 0 comments fmiren

Curve placement strategies One important investment theme that can be employed to generate alpha in commodity trading is curve placement strategies. To understand what these strategies do we should review the basics of commodity forward curves. The f...

Building a crypto momentum trading strategy

4 Dec 2023 1 minute read 0 comments fmiren

Crypto momentum trading In this and subsequent articles I’ll describe how to build a crypto momentum trading strategy from scratch. First, let’s look at what momentum investing is and why it works in the crypto markets. Momentum trading is a trading...

State of the Market (12/03/23)

3 Dec 2023 3 minute read 0 comments Todd Mei PhD

Get the Full Free Version of The Art of the Bubble Newsletter here. The Macro Situation Goldilocks (noun): a state where the economy is between expanding and contracting; a fairy tale; an economic fairy tale. ― New Entry in the Updated Devil’s Dic...

Commodity trading strategies - Part 2

28 Nov 2023 4 minute read 0 comments fmiren

Due to storage and carry costs, the more distant months usually trade at premium to the near-month contract which means that the curve is typically in contango. That’s why contango is also known as a normal market. Though backwardation is relatively...

Financial and Global News Headlines - ep 5

27 Nov 2023 2 minute read 0 comments LeaderIcarus

Welcome to our Financial and Global News Headlines: Your Quick Guide to Markets! In the fast-paced world of global finance and beyond, staying informed about the latest news is crucial. Our series offers succinct updates on essential financial news f...

Commodity trading strategies

27 Nov 2023 1 minute read 0 comments fmiren

In this essay I will share some popular and not so popular commodity trading strategies. Investors’ portfolios may benefit greatly from commodities because they can perform well in economic circumstances that are deleterious to conventional investmen...

State of the Market (11/26/23)

26 Nov 2023 3 minute read 1 comment Todd Mei PhD

Get the Full Free Version of The Art of the Bubble Newsletter here. The Macro Situation Black Friday (noun): the start of the non-holiday season for retail workers; the globalization of cheery consumerism; a dark cloud often inducing investors to d...

Credit risk and business cycles

22 Nov 2023 2 minute read 1 comment fmiren

The level of credit risk varies over and responds to business cycles maybe not very directly but in a systematic way. Credit risk reaches its peak during recessions when corporate defaults are common across the economy. Therefore, credit risk premia...