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Copper/Gold ratio: Let’s monitor it!

Copper/Gold ratio: Let’s monitor it! 1200 800 AltReturns

La versione italiana dell’articolo si trova dopo il testo in inglese. English Version This article represents a follow up of: https://alt-returns.com/copper-gold-ratio-are-we-close-to-recession/ In the chart below we observe a positive correlation between Copper/Gold ratio and Treasury Bonds yield. They both increase or decrease according to the global economic cycle. In the last 12 years the ratio…

Gold/Oil Ratio: Winter is Coming?

Gold/Oil Ratio: Winter is Coming? 1280 720 AltReturns

La versione italiana dell’articolo è disponibile dopo il testo in inglese. ENGLISH VERSION The gold/oil ratio is obtained by dividing the per-ounce price of gold by the cost of a barrel of crude oil. This ratio tells how many barrels of oil can be bought with an ounce of gold. Over the long run, the ratio oscillated…

Why University Endowments are so Successfull?

Why University Endowments are so Successfull? 1300 827 AltReturns

La versione in italiano è disponibile al termine di quella in inglese. ENGLISH VERSION A university endowment is a fund created out of the money received by donors. Their dimensions depends upon how many donations the institution is receiving and their ability of increasing this wealth. Instead of spending the entire principal for current use,…

Cryptocurrencies: The Market is Still Bleeding

Cryptocurrencies: The Market is Still Bleeding 1200 800 AltReturns

La versione italiana è disponibile al termine di quella in inglese ENGLISH VERSION The cryptomarket sentiment is not improving since our last snapshot of the market. As shown in the our last article (LINK), bitcoin is still the most capitalized asset with its 64 billions, even if market cap is down by 5 billions in…

Trading and Investing: Why We Need Artificial Intelligence?

Trading and Investing: Why We Need Artificial Intelligence? 1200 675 AltReturns

La versione italiana si trova al termine di quella in inglese ENGLISH VERSION Retail investors that want to exploit artificial intelligence should be aware that sometimes this term is used inappropriately. How to understand if a strategy is based on artificial intelligence for real? A simple advice would be “follow the money”. The reason is…

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Hedge Funds: Winners & Losers in 2018

Hedge Funds: Winners & Losers in 2018 1200 800 AltReturns

La versione italiana è disponibile al termine di quella in inglese ENGLISH VERSION 2018 has been a tough year for hedge funds because fund managers struggled to manage the return of volatility in the last quarter and the rise of global political instability. A large part of speculative funds not only closed the year with…

Copper/Gold ratio: Are we Close to Recession?

Copper/Gold ratio: Are we Close to Recession? 1200 675 AltReturns

La versione italiana dell’articolo si trova dopo il testo in inglese. English Version: Copper is an industrial metal whose price rises when global economy is growing. During economic cycle expansion, firms drive copper price up by increasing their demand. On the other hand, gold industrial applications are less common and its price fluctuations are principally…

Cryptocurrencies: Is the Pain Over?

Cryptocurrencies: Is the Pain Over? 1200 675 AltReturns

La versione italiana si trova al termine di quella in inglese ENGLISH VERSION 2018 has been a tough year for fund managers specialized in cryptocurrencies trading, due to the 75% bitcoin drop that dragged down the alt-coins too. Bacause of these poor performances, numerous investors are worried about the future of their savings even if…

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Precious Metals: How to Read the Gold/Silver Ratio

Precious Metals: How to Read the Gold/Silver Ratio 1024 769 AltReturns

La versione italiana è disponibile al termine di quella in inglese ENGLISH VERSION What is the Gold/Silver ratio The gold/silver ratio represents how many silver ounces are needed in order to buy a gold ounce. This ratio allows any trader to understand the right moment for buying one of these precious metals. For example, if…

The Top 5 Most Expensive Wines Auctioned

The Top 5 Most Expensive Wines Auctioned 1900 1267 AltReturns

La versione italiana è disponibile al termine di quella in ingleseENGLISH VERSION Over the time, the interest towards fine wines mounted and it gained the attention both of wine lovers and alternative investors. As amatter of fact, wine price is resilient during recessions. This feature makes it a good hedge against volatility, however the investor…

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