Woolly thoughts (blog)

In this blog we publish our thoughts on political and social developments that complement our market analyses with timely assessments and provide background information on behavioral finance and sentiment analysis.

Centralized, decentralized - no matter

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Is it coming now, the corona app, which allows contacts and infection paths to be traced more quickly in the event of illness with the SARS Cov2 virus? For a long time there was a dispute about the architecture. Where will the data be stored? Centrally at an authority or provider. Or decentralized on the user's end devices, as demanded by data protectionists? As is often the case when there is a bitter dispute about something, there is a danger that the view for the decisive questions is lost. The so-called halo effect of Behavioral Finance sends its regards. Other attributes of the app are in our opinion much more decisive!

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Selektive Wahrnehmung und statistische Fehlinterpretationen

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Die Corona-Krise hat tiefgreifende Auswirkungen auch auf das wirtschaftliche Leben. Kein Wunder, dass sich mehr und mehr auch Wirtschaftswissenschaftler und Marktanalysten mit den Daten zur Pandemie und Gesundheitsstatistiken beschäftigen.

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All gold, no money

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"Buy physical gold" is an often-heard recommendation from so-called gold experts to investors who fear a collapse of the financial system. Now we have a major crisis that threatens our very existence. And what is the physical market doing?

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Negative oil prices!

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We have been experiencing strange things on the oil markets since the onset of the corona crisis. First the Saudis felt the need to increase production and sent oil prices plummeting. But today in the USA the total crash: minus 38 USD for a barrel of oil. The most important raw material in the world costs nothing more, no, you get money if you buy it. This development has completely thrown many a market observer off his game.

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Die Psychologie des Geldes

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Geld regiert die Welt – Geld verdirbt den Charakter… Sätze wie diese sind fest verwurzelt in unserer Sprachkultur. Unbestritten kann das ausschließliche Streben nach Reichtum den Menschen negativ beeinflussen. Oft stellt der Suchende am Ende fest, dass Geld alleine nicht glücklich macht.

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