New leadership for Europe

Pininvest Analysis on Europe

Received with telling indifference across Europe, the leadership selection for Europe's institutions shines unforgiving light on the transience of political majorities, giving the lie to charges of technocratic dominance against the national will

The Italian Job

Pininvest Analysis on Europe

“What is important is that the budget contains the goals that we have established” said Italy's Vice-Premier di Maio (Nov.26, 2018) - So ... Nothing to worry about, right ?

2 more articles in European Countries ETFs

Gold Mountain

Pininvest Analysis on France

The hardships of French Guiana and its scant hopes for a better future, while sitting on a 'mountain of gold', might slowly dissolve the bonds with France, with some challenging world powers ready to take advantage

The Remains of the Day

Pininvest Analysis on France

Fresh strategic opportunities in France’s ultra-marine territories could be viewed as a blue print for second-tier countries, calling for a long view and a readiness to confront probable encroachments in a world of swaggering upstarts

An American high-roller in India

Pininvest Analysis on Total Market

Amazon's Jeff Bezos has put his personal reputation on line by entering one of world's most difficult retail markets, all guns blazing. Enduring success is fast becoming a test of wills with big Indian retail determined to protect home turf

King's Indian Defense

Pininvest Analysis on Total Market

In India's long game, the country's 1.35 billion consumers will probably be serviced by... Indian retailers - the e-commerce platforms of American and Chinese giants may share, but never own the domestic market

A case of confused thinking

Pininvest Analysis on China

Gambling on the peaceful resolution of trade "differences", the world's large business conlgomerates cannot fathom that, just possibly, globalization, the essence of their success may be coming to an end

‘What goes around, comes around'

Pininvest Analysis on China

While the advance of Chinese industry on world markets appears unstoppable, the decisions of the Chinese leadership remain grounded in history, one dynasty follows another, renewal coming after decay in infinite cycles

9 more articles in Exposure to US-China Trade

FinTech in China

Pininvest Analysis on China

FinTech has opened a window of opportunities in a mostly dormant financial market and this report argues that the early stages of this financial revolution, fairly substantial in urban China, are only part of the story

1 more article in China Region ETFs (all - non leveraged)
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Market indices in times of doubt

Pininvest Analysis on Total Market

More relevant then ever, market indices, sub-indices and sector indices are the analytical tools of choice to gain an understanding of powerful underlying trends. pininvest is a calculator of daily updated index performance and volatility

1 more article in US S&P 500 ETFs

Downturns & Small-Caps

Pininvest Analysis on Total Market

After a marked pull-back mid-September, our small cap segment of 240 companies has been dropping again sharply on Dec. 4, slumping by approx. 20% for the quarter, and possibly front-running further market turbulence