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The Future of Payments: Series 2 - Part III. Bitcoins: Can the Tinkerbell Effect Become a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy?

17. März 2021
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Bitcoin’s market cap of $1 trillion makes it too important to ignore. Big players who buy and sell bitcoins have considerable market-moving power. As long as asset managers and companies continue to enter the market, Bitcoin prices could continue to rise. But bitcoin transactions and tradability are still limited. And the real debate is whether rising valuations alone can be reason enough for bitcoin to evolve into an asset class, or whether its illiquidity is an obstacle. Bitcoin’s value will continue to rise and fall depending on what people believe it is worth. This is sometimes called the Tinkerbell Effect — a recognised economic term stating that the more people believe in something, the likelier it is to happen. [mehr]

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7. September 2021
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Who would have guessed that Tom Brady would lead a team to Superbowl glory at the age of 43? Who would have thought that Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi would still compete for the Ballon d’Or award at the ages of 36 and 34, respectively? And who would have guessed that Federer, Nadal, and Djokovic would continue to dominate tennis well into their thirties, despite a generation of new players? There are close parallels between great athletes like these and professional success. We have a lot to learn from remarkable women and men who achieve great heights in sports—especially as we move toward a post-pandemic work-from-home future. [mehr]
7. September 2021
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Liam Fitzpatrick, European Head of Metals and Mining Research interviews Anna Krutikov, Glencore's Head of Sustainability. Climate ambition is increasing rapidly at a global level and investors are demanding that large corporates, such as Glencore, align strategies with the goals of the Paris Agreement and take the necessary action on reducing emissions. [mehr]
16. Juli 2021
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In den vergangenen Wochen nahm die weltweite Erholung wie erwartet Fahrt auf – dank der Impfkampagnen und weiterer Lockerungen der Corona-Einschränkungen. Seit der Mai-Ausgabe des Weltwirtschaftlichen Ausblicks haben sich jedoch die Abwärtsrisiken leicht erhöht. Gründe sind die weltweite Ausbreitung der Delta-Variante und die Reaktion auf die Entscheidung des Offenmarktausschusses. [mehr]
1. Juni 2021
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25. Mai 2021
39
Investoren mussten sich innerhalb weniger Wochen zu Hobby-Epidemiologen umbilden, erklärt Robin Winkler im neuen Podzept. Doch inzwischen seien die meisten Marktbeobachter überzeugt, dass die kritische Phase der Pandemie zumindest in den G10-Volkswirtschaften überstanden sei. Somit rückten zuletzt wieder klassische volkswirtschaftliche Themen in den Blick. [mehr]
5. Mai 2021
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In a new Podzept podcast Brett Ryan, Senior US Economist, Frank Kelly, Head of Governmental and Public Affairs, US & Latam and Luke Templeman, Thematic Analyst discuss the US economy, in particular what President Biden has done in his first 100 days in office, including the enormous fiscal stimulus package. Is the package politically possible as Washington looks forward to mid-term elections next year? [mehr]
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