Social Distancing

Social Distancing

Global travel and tourism accounts for approximately 2.9 trillion USD in 2019 but Darren Winters looks at how the requirements for social distancing will impact business models in the post-pandemic era. The unrestricted free movement of people and goods is the bedrock of a modern economy and that one way or other countless companies are …

Futures Contract

Futures Contract

So what is a futures contract, the difference between a monthly contract and a continuous contract? Moreover, how can a monthly contract drop into negative territory as what happened recently April 2020 when West Texas Intermediate (WTI) oil made history plunging into negative USD -37.63 leaving buys with a greater loss than their initial investment? …

Pandemic Impact

Pandemic Impact

The pandemic impact on the economy is unfolding and it is a somber view where the worst-case scenario is most likely the real one with the global economy contracting by almost one quarter and 10s of millions unemployed. Investors should brace themselves for an unprecedented 24% drop in second-quarter output this year, according to Goldman …