During a pandemic, many areas of life are seriously affected. Medical supplies are scarce, the economies of nations are sinking, cuts in wages and unemployment are increasing, interruptions in the productive apparatus occur and, consequently, the economy and the finances of individuals are also afflicted. Although these are difficult times, full of uncertainty and...
As a result of the pandemic caused by COVID-19, there are nations that have been seriously affected not only physically and mentally but on the economical aspect as well. In Europe particularly, many countries blame the EU for allegedly failing to do its job and for "allowing" the lack of solidarity between their states to strongly affect...
The stock markets have become extremely volatile in the wake of the global health crisis. Travel company stocks are crashing as varying levels of advisories urge people to stay home, from recommendations of social distancing to complete lockdowns of countries. On the other hand, many stocks of companies with services that enable customers to stay home are...
In the wake of COVID-19, financial markets across the board are becoming increasingly volatile, and that couldn’t be more true for oil. Global demand for oil has decreased, as flights and cruises are cancelled* around the world, and OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) scrambled to come up with a proposal including production cuts**. Russia’s refusal to...
Here are the final three points of the previous article referring to Common Commercial Strategies: 4. Sectors and values. Experts say that you must be careful and selective when choosing values to have a healthy portfolio. The general guidelines point to good values with attractive prices, both, defensive and growth. Nonetheless, remember that defenses...