WHU Financial: Japan And its Economy

Written by Marek Becker, BSc 2018   Measured by GDP, Japan is the world’s third biggest economy. Taking a look at the Nikkei 225, the major stock index of Japan, one can see something odd: the all-time high didn’t occur within the last few years, but in December 1989. The following article will at first … Continued

WHU Financial: Root Causes of Oil Price Formation

Written by Jan Spoerer, BSc 2017  1 Overview News reports about oil prices usually only cover one-time events that can help in understanding current price movements, but they fail to provide a deeper and more fundamental understanding of what constitutes oil prices. Therefore, we take a step back and discuss the most important and the … Continued