ALFO Markets Blog

Should you start buying Greek stocks ?

Should you start buying Greek stocks ?

The deep drop of the Greek market according to our opinion should be considered as an opportunity to start buying. This means you should start accumulating stocks for the next 2-3 years. Through the accumulating program you can have a reasonable average price in the portfolio of many Greek stocks, especially the bank stocks. However...

Can Puerto Rico’s default affect the markets?

Can Puerto Rico’s default affect the markets?

This 3.5 million inhabitants’ country will have serious problems the next week. Puerto Rico is pretty small but unfortunately it has a large public debt, around $72Bln. It’s an $100Bln economy, one of the richest in the Caribbean’s region but the central government is having problems to pay $58mln this Saturday. Since the Saturday is...

Larry Page Vs Jeff Bezos

Larry Page Vs Jeff Bezos

This was a week to remember for long time for these two guys. We won’t be able to tell which of those will be the winner as the game still goes on but we can make the point only for this week. Most likely they were aware about the profits of the second quarter that...

Where is the price of coal going ?

Where is the price of coal going ?

As the price of this asset depends a lot to the natural gas price and oil price, it’s hard to make previsions about the Gas-Vegas and Crude-Vegas “trends”. If we want to have an idea about what is going on with the price of coal, we must first take a look to the Oil price...

The hard crash of China Markets. Is it time to buy?

The hard crash of China Markets. Is it time to buy?

In the last 17 sessions of the Chinese markets we have seen the biggest drop of the main indexes in mainland China. The Shanghai Index slumped 33% or 1/3 from the top reached in mid June,  meanwhile the Shenzhen market has done even worse. The first days, the correction seemed to be just one of...

The shale oil supply puts new pressure on oil price

It seemed that the deep fall of the oil price would have had a strong impact on the shale oil industry. In fact, it has had for some time. That’s the reason why investors didn’t expected the numbers of rigs in the US, to rise the past week, and that’s the reason why the price...