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Betrugsversuch: “Spende von Frau” – Blessing Didier – Scamming via Email

Afrikanische Spam, Phishing, Scamming **** bei Onlinewarnungen.de: Um zum Erbe zu gelangen, müssen verschiedene Dokumente eingereicht werden und dies kostet den Anwalt angeblich Geld. Sie sollen dann das Geld überweisen, damit der vermeintliche Anwalt alles in die Wege leiten kann. Von einer Überweisung raten wir Ihnen dringend ab. Denn Sie bekommen hier kein Erbe ausgezahlt und sind zusätzlich Ihr Geld los. Auf den sogenannten Vorschussbetrug (Scamming) fallen dennoch immer wieder Verbraucher herein….

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StarCapital Winbonds, StarCapital Huber, StarCapital Argos

Wie lässt sich so etwas verkaufen im aktuellen Umfeld? Mit diesen Kosten (siehe laufende Kosten) und Ausgabeaufschlägen? StarCapital Winbonds, StarCapital Huber, StarCapital Argos Scheinen gehebelte Wetten zu laufen bei StarCapital, wie sonst wäre der überdurchschnittliche Wertverlust im 2015 Umfeld möglich gewesen? Bzw. Anlagen in riskanteren Instrumenten, die so nicht mit dem Value Ansatz vereinbar sind (meines Erachtens). “Zugleich hat die Bellevue Group nun eine vollumfängliche Vertriebsorganisation in Deutschland, über welche…



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SMI Futures Trading – Real Trades – 03.-04.02.2016

This strategy is wrong: I  bought during a sharp fall. I sold the rebound-test. I should be: Selling into weakness. Doubling up in the rebound-test. Why? Because if I would be going against the intuition traders, that want to catch the falling knife (like I did on both occassions below), I would be able to build positions, hold them overnight, increase them. With the tactic employed below the chances are…


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AMG Substanz Swiss Mid & Small Cap Fund – Portfolio

I came across the yearly fund report of a very large Swiss Asset Manager today. It’s a cross over between a hedge fund and a value investor. And it works brilliantly. I thought I’d share the portfolio with you, as it is a great example of a diversified, dividend generating portfolio. Great call on the short Zurich… ^ And of special interest to me; their futures trading: (they do a…


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Interdealer Brokers: FX Volume Falling YoY

For investors in equities like Compagnie Financière Tradition (SIX: CFT) the following graphs illustrate one of the problems facing the interdealer brokers: Falling Volume, Structural Changes in the Market   The SNB today discussed the reasons for this falling volume in the primary interbank market: 1. Internalising Flows 2. Banks are providing liquidity over alternative plattforms 3. Smaller banks are now often clients of the mega banks The reasons above…


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Why Europe isn’t as good for Business as the USA

In a recent article which appeared in the FAZ today, Wolfang Eder (CEO) listed a number of reasons his employer Voestalpine was investing EUR 50 million in an auto components manufacturing plant (Georgia) and a whopping EUR 550 million in a steel plant (Texas)  in the US and not in Austria. 1. The Economics Minister sent a very personalised letter to CEO Eder offering help should he require any assistance…


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Austerity Isn’t Dead – Reinhart-Rogoff Aren’t Wrong

Some good analysis regarding austerity and the impact it has on GDP growth I read just now on Marketwatch by Brett Arends.. Part 1 I found interesting One critique of Reinhart-Rogoff is that it doesn’t give enough weight to the case of New Zealand right after World War II. Apparently, New Zealand had high debts, yet grew very quickly in the late 1940s. Yet what does this prove? New Zealand was…


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Helpful CIIA Exam Preparation Videos

Recently I’ve been preparing for the CIIA Exam (that’s the Certified International Investment Analyst) and found that video tutorials posted on youtube can be a nice audio-visual help. If you don’t visit all lectures or need another take the following links I’ll post should prove helpful, as they allow you to take it all in at the most convient time for your learning and biological rythm: This one’s about the…


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Geberit shareholders vote on remuneration: 48% say NO

Surprisingly massive no votes on the Agenda item regarding the remunerations for 2012 at the Geberit AGM today. You’d think that managers would act on such a strong sign of displeasure on behalf of such a massive proportion of the shareholders. Consultative vote on the remuneration system and the remunerations for 2012 Valid votes Absolute majority Yes votes No votes Abstentions Votes not submitted   22’257’674 11’128’838 11’626’493 10’631’181 705’760 5’368