Day: January 28, 2021

Investment Strategies

GameStop(ped) Out

Objective: To prevent a significant loss that will undermine the financial system, crystallize a loss (gain) for the hedge funds (redditors) short  (long) GME stocks without resorting to new and extraordinary measures.

SOLUTION: Issue a convertible/hybrid instrument to counterbalance the sky high (~700%) demand for call-options on GME shares.Read the rest

Europe

EUROPE: Managing the pandemic – what we are watching

This updated weekly piece provides snapshots of how selected European governments are dealing with the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you want to discuss any of the countries mentioned in more detail.

EUROPE: Managing the pandemic – what we are watching 2

France

  • Daily cases remain stable at around 20,000, but the number of hospitalizations and individuals in intensive care because of Covid-19 has increased in the last week.
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Asia

ASIA: Weekly politics update

Below is the weekly update of political developments across East Asia. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you want to discuss any of the countries mentioned in more detail.

CHINA: Signs of monetary tightening spark market jitters

Chinese economic policymakers have clearly signaled their intention to tighten monetary and fiscal policy this year, but uncertainty remains about the pace and degree of tightening.… Read the rest