Weekly Insights

Are you ready for DeFi?

Ethereum blockchain, decentralised finance,… topics that may have sounded like science fiction are today reality. Could DeFI be the end of the banking industry? John Plassard give us more insights on this topic everyone speaks about.

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No culture, no future

Did you know that the cultural sector employs more than the car industries of Europe, Japan and the US combined? Listen to John Plassard’s Weekly Insights to get a glimpse of how exactly culture impacts the well-being of our society.

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Jobless USA

This week, John Plassard takes a deeper look at the American market, and more particularly at how the American unemployment crisis is shaping it. Listen to his Weekly Insights to know more.

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Catch me if you can

Who’s making money on branded shoes? John Plassard tells us more about this lesser known aspect of that industry.

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In the lap of luxury

In spite of facing major headwinds, the luxury sector still holds investment opportunities. But which ones? John Plassard tells you more in his Weekly Insights!

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Dive into Jackson Hole

John Plassard is back and invites us to dive directly into the special circumstances that surround the 2021 Jackson Hole meeting, which will be held next week. What do investors expect? Where could surprises arise?

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Smartphone renaissance

Just when we thought the smartphone market had already reached its peak… Well it appears that this investment theme could still have more wind in its tail…

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Cyber-attacks, a global threat?

Cybercrime is the biggest threat towards businesses. What are the costs linked to this malicious activity and what are the future trends? Listen to John Plassard’s analysis on this sadly trending topic.

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Troubled waters

Water is so present in our everyday life that we usually forget that it is a precious and limited resource. Investors could play a key role in fighting water scarcity, but how concretely? Listen to our expert John Plassard for smart and responsible investment insights!

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Historical meeting between Putin and Biden

Geneva is today at the center of the world’s attention… This historical meeting could prove to be much more significant than expected on economic, political but also market levels. Why?

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Generation X

What do Elon Musk, Sara Blakely and Michael Dell have in common? They are all Gen-X entrepreneurs! The "sandwich generation" is the focus of John Plassard's Weekly Insights.

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Don’t be afraid of normalisation

Hardly a day goes by without analysts, economists and the media talking about the fear of monetary normalisation. But should investors really worry about it?

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Is it the end of cryptocurrencies?

John Plassard today concentrates on the recent events shaking cryptocurrency markets. What happened? Is it the end of it? Listen to his Weekly Insights to know more.

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Big brother is watching you

John Plassard is today focusing on a promising yet controversial market: facial recognition. Listen to his Weekly Insights to discover the extent to which this technology can be used, its market potential and current leaders.

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Excess savings in the spotlight

Whether we wanted it or not, spending behaviours have been affected by the Covid pandemic, leading to high levels of excess savings in the US and the UK. What are the 2 fundamental reasons behind this? And could this lead to a spending boom?

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Europe's return to grace?

European growth and the Euro STOXX 600 are expected to improve over the coming months. What are the 6 underlying reasons for such optimism?

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The 3 risks for the markets

As global indices are hitting all-times highs day after day, let John Plassard walk you through what he considers to be the 3 biggest risks for the markets.

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The semiconductor sector, a calm recovery despite the storm?

Would you invest in the semiconductor sector? This sector, which has been caught up in the storm of the US technology stock market downturn, is nonetheless benefiting from the reopening of the economy. Listen to what John Plassard has to say on the subject.

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Space and financial market’s conquest

Investment bank Morgan Stanley estimates that the global space industry could generate revenues of more than $1 trillion within 20 years. SpaceX is now developing reusable rockets to reduce launch costs, which could well mark a historic turning point in space investment. Would you invest in the space industry?

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"Never bet against America"?

"Never bet against America" is what Warren Buffet says in a letter trumpeting Berkshire’s US-based assets in 2021. Listen to what our expert John Plassard has to say about that and his explanation regarding the economic growth of the US and its position against China.