War/Politics

Drone Signal Jammers from Digital Eagle – competitor to DroneShield Australia

As I had previously written about DroneShield and the potentially growing market for Drone Signal Jammers based on occurences at airports like Heathrow and especially Gatwick in the past months, I was interested to find out more information regarding the market place and the competitive situation. This helps me assess the probabily of DroneShield in fact being an interesting proposition to invest in, or not. On alibaba.com it is possible…

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SMI PR Index 10-year and 30-year chart – Outlook 2019 and Considerations

To help me gage where the stock market in Switzerland is currently standing I find it useful to look at the price action over the last decade, and the last three decades for context. Trade & Geopolitical Newsflow In the last days many bearish articles have been published on websites like marketwatch.com, cash.ch and the mood generally is one of great caution ahead of possible geopolitical risks like Brexit (EU-UK),…


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China als Wachstumsmotor der Welt – Bremsen 2018 bis 2020 sinnvoll

In einem Artikel in der F.A.Z. vom 9.1.2018 hat Uwe Marx folgendes geschrieben: “Die größten Erfolgsgeschichten schrieben die deutschen Maschinenbauer zuletzt im Ausland, in China zum Beispiel. Ein Wachstum der Ausfuhren in das Riesenreich um mehr als 20 Prozent hat selbst den VDMA überrascht. Der 19. Parteitag der Kommunistischen Partei sei einer der Gründe gewesen, denn diese habe das Land zur Versammlung der KP Chinas in voller Blüte präsentieren wollen….


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Long-term Chart of Crude Oil – Beginning of the End for Oil

The price has a long way to go back down. Reasons 1) electricity powered vehicules, which a) China is pushing, which b) Tesla is pushing, which c) countries everywhere are pushing. Solar power, nuclear power will most probably eat into sales of crude oil. Add to that, that larger powers don’t have any advantage if Russia and Arab nations sell them expensive energy when technology allows for cleaner or domestic solutions.


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The Ukraine War – Modern Asymmetric Warfare morphing

Media/Asymmetric Warfare: The Ukraine War of 2014-X is an interesting (even if also sad and troubling) example of asymmetic warfare developing into something close to a civil war. The coverage from western news agencies gives a skewed image. That image can be improved to a more balanced take by following the RIA Novosti and ITAR-TASS news agency websites. In addition following certain keywords on Twitter, such as #NAF brings to…