A pig will find the dirt (Russian proverb). The market will find reasons to grow. To fall as well. It is worth documenting (and periodically recalling) what happened on 9/11/2000 (as well as shortly before and after this date).
In the end of October the German market was not in the mood, upset by the 2nd (partial) lockdown. However, after a healthy DAX correction, the greed got started to dominate again. On November the 9th two really(?) good news arrived: first the preliminary victory of Joe Biden, followed by 90% efficiency of Pfizer/BioNtech vaccine.
Continue reading "Pfizer/BioNtech and Covid-impacted stocks on 9/11/2020 and afterwards – yet another market irrationality"
Wirecard is a German company, which provides e-payment solutions. It grew very rapidly but the fall was even quicker. This case perfectly demonstrates the advantages of diversification and money management. Continue reading "The Epic Rise and Fall of Wirecard AG – The Money Management View"
Elle's depot turned back to profitability thanks to recent exuberant market growth. We closed most of our positions and await a drop after a pretty groundless euphoria. Continue reading "JuniorDepot25 – Profitable Again"
Elle's timing during the Corona-Crisis was premature and lead to a significant drawdown. However, her depot recovers gradually. We accumulate cash, awaiting the 2nd wave of COVID-19. Continue reading "JuniorDepot24 – A Gradual Recovery"
Unfortunately we (i.e. I) have misestimated the Corona-Virus impact. Elle's portfolio experiences a severe drawdown. Still we are happy that it happened in the beginning (rather than in the end) of our savings plan.
Continue reading "JuniorDepot23 – COVID Crash impacts Elle’s Portfolio but not her Optimism"
Vor einigen Jahren habe ich die Performance von den besten Wikifolio Tradern Einstein und HBecker analysiert. Mein Verdikt war beide sind besser... und obwohl HBecker (damals) N2 war, wäre er für viele Investoren doch attraktiver im Sinne der risikoadjustierten Performance.
Continue reading "HBecker schlägt Einstein – Risikomanagement zahlt sich aus!"
Auf 4. Münchener Tischgespräch, organisiert am 05.12.2019 vom Deutschen Schutzverein für Wertpapierbesitz e.V. (DSW), hatte ich die Gelegenheit, drei interessante Vorträge von Fraport (ETR:FRA), Biofrontera(NASD:BFRA) und Deutscher Post(ETR:DPW) zu hören. Obwohl ich der quantitative Investor bin, also schaue ich eher auf die Zahlen als auf die Stories, fand ich die Information sehr interessant. Darüber hinaus war es keine Massenveranstaltung, sondern wirklich ein Tischgespräch im engeren Kreis.
Continue reading "4. Münchener Tischgespräch von DSW – drei interessante Präsentationen"
Elle got started with her savings plan in Jan 2018 with a monthly installment of €100. Now she has sufficient trading capital, so that (taking broker fees into account) the stock picking may make sense. She tried to make her hands dirty with stock selection and earned €139,53 gain or 8.6% return in less than a month! The CAGR of her savings plan is currently 13.75% Continue reading "JuniorDepot15 – Reaching 13.75% CAGR with stockpicking"
Leoni AG is a German company, specializing in production of high-quality cables for cars. Its shares are traded in sDAX (index of the best German smallcaps). From the beginning of the year Leoni's stock has lost more than 50%. Today, as Leoni has issued a profit warning, its stocks first fell about -6% but then quickly turned around to +5%, ending up by +1.5%. It may mean that the market is tired of the negative news. And even if not yet, German automotive is already fundamentally cheap. Continue reading "Intraday Somersault of Leoni AG stock: A General Turnaround in German Automotive?"
Whereas Tom Tailor continues to decline, Gerry Weber has recently bounced +40% as the founder Gerhard Weber resigned from CEO position. Yet we bought Tom Tailor stock, although we usually do not trade against a strong trend. We explain why it was plausible to make an exception this time. Continue reading "Tom and Gerry 3: a dead mouse bounce?"