Martin Boujol

Martin Boujol

Martin has recently graduated from the university of St. Gallen with a master's degree in Business Innovation. He joined Flowbank in September 2020 as strategy assistant to the CIO. He has a strong interest in finance and new technologies and has a certain expertise in literature and philosophy.

ETFsTechnologySpaceCathie Wood

ARK Invest’s Space ETF is not just space stocks, and that could be a good thing

Cathie Wood’s new ETF has seen impressive inflows but has also be met with some doubts. After all, why would a space ETF be holding tractor, video streaming and e-commerce company stocks?

StocksGrowthInvestingValue

Big payouts from investing in unloved stocks could soon dry up

Some hedge funds have come away with big profits by focusing on the least-loved part of the equity market. What does this strategy look like and how can you implement it in your own trading ideas?

StocksFood

Forget the semiconductor shortage, we are out of ketchup!

If you do not get enough ketchup packets during your next cheat-meal, please do not blame it on the fast-food worker. It is, like many shortage issues this past year, Covid-19’s fault.

BondsIndexChina

Chinese bonds find new acceptance in all 3 world bond indices

China is starting to compete for foreign capital inflows. With high quality bonds, other nation’s debt might lose their shine. Napoleon was right: China is awakening, and the world trembles.

Commodities

I like chocolate; how can I invest in cocoa?

For Easter, we wanted to give you insights on a fascinating industry as well as hints on how you could invest a part of your portfolio in cocoa.

Cryptocurrenciesblockchain

Theta token makes its way into top crypto charts

The future of high-quality video streaming is here! With 8k and virtual reality content on the way, we will have to adapt our soon-outdated data infrastructures. And Theta might be the solution we need.

StocksSocial MediaInfluencers

The rise of stock influencers – shaking markets with words

Elon tweets and people buy. In the past few months, we have seen stocks and other assets shoot up and down following tweets or other announcements from what we now call stock influencers. What is the reach of these people, and what are the risks behind this trend?

StocksTechnologyConsumer Electronics

Facebook’s mysterious wristband: the start of a paradigm shift?

Facebook has been testing new computing inputs using a sensor-filled wrist wearable. The question is: will this work and deepen our ties with the social media? Most likely yes.

CryptocurrenciesESG investingblockchain

Zero carbon emission blockchain: RubiX is the greenest you can do

Finally! A green version of blockchain, much criticized for its carbon footprint, has arrived. RubiX is greener, faster, and more secure. What more could you ask for?

Covid-19PharmaceuticalHealthcare

Covid is a chance for pharma to gain our confidence back

Big pharma has been unloved in the last decade, both for safety and money reasons. However, these are heady times for the industry, both from the financial gains to be made from the covid vaccine and the marketing and PR value of having developed them.

TechnologyEVCars

Volkswagen shoots at Tesla: building its own European giga factories

German automaker Volkswagen has big plans to challenge Tesla; from opening 6 battery factories to rolling out an entire charging grid over multiple continents, the company is on the move.

CommoditiesCovid-19Manufacturing

Factories will struggle to keep up with rising demand

As vaccines are rolling out and social distancing measures are loosening up, the economy is getting back on track. However, we have rarely seen such a quick recovery, and many companies struggle to adapt to the new cruising speed.

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