Financial Analysis – Week 53, 2020

Jan 05, 2021

Market Overview





Global GDP fell by 7.2%.

China, New Zealand, Japan, and Australia are functioning relatively normally.

China grew by +2% in 2020, while the rest were in decline.



From mid-March to mid-December, the US got 56 new billionaires, according to the Institute for Political Studies, so the wealth of the 659 richest in the U.S. grew by $ 1,000 billion, while the ten of them are in the possession of $ 1,000 billion.

Four out of ten Americans do not want to receive the vaccine, so the government intends to spend $ 250 million on an “information campaign” to convince citizens to receive the vaccine.

Based on police data from 57 large cities, the homicide rate in 2020 increased by + 36.7% compared to 2019 and tends to increase further. In New York, the homicide rate increased by 41%.

Nearly 12 million Americans are late in paying rent and utilities and owe an average of $ 5,850.

The US government is wasting citizens’ money and thus, according to Senator Rand Paul, spent $ 6.9 million to develop a “smart toilet” that uses a very small camera to identify the “anal fingerprint”.

The average person will spend 44 years looking at their digital devices.



Who buys US government bonds?

Who are the biggest creditors of the US state?

Who bought the new growing national debt of 4,200 billion dollars?

Japan – 1.280 billion dollars, increased investments in 2020 by 130 billion dollars.

China – 1.060 billion dollars, decreased by 40 billion dollars, and permanently reduces its dollar reserves.

It is followed by Great Britain with 455 billion dollars, Ireland, more precisely American companies in Ireland – 315 billion dollars.



The money supply of M1 increased in 2020 by 53.2%. There is no hyperinflation yet, but inflation is rising and has spiraled out of control.



The weakening of the dollar continues – 1.2257

The dollar fell as a world currency to a record 60.5%, while the euro rose to 20.6%.

The Japanese yen is the third currency with a share of 6%.

The British pound is fourth with a share of 4.5%.



Stock market indexes remain high.

DJ – 30,224

DAX – 13,727

S&P – 3,702

Stock markets are waiting for the inauguration of Biden and a new amount of counterfeit dollars, which will raise stock indexes to the sky.



Gold prices continue to rise – $ 1,942, if it manages to stay at this price all week, then its growth can be expected by the end of the month to over $ 2,000.



It continues to grow and grows faster than gold.

The current price is $ 27.09.

A large space for silver growth has opened up.



Copper prices continued to rise to – $ 7,844 due to high demand from China.



Range from $ 54.27 to current $ 50.69.

OPEC has indicated that it will not increase production so that the price rises.


Russian ruble

The ruble is unchanged compared to last week.

The reason should be sought in the merging of holidays and the beginning of more serious economic activity in Russia after January 15, 2021.

Those who work with Russia know that there is no business activity during holidays.



Bitcoin has broken the $ 33,000 mark and continues to grow, expecting new counterfeit dollars. Institutional investors have been ordered to turn to bitcoin and this may lead to its further growth as a greedy desire for earnings and gambling becomes increasingly lucrative for bitcoin players.



The Central Bank confirmed that it bought 23 tons of gold in 2020 and that it will continue to buy gold in 2021.



In 2021, a big celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Communist Party of China is being prepared.

The Chinese totalitarian one-party system proved to be much more efficient in the conditions of the pandemic than Western democracy, which will be used in the state propaganda for the great promotion of the CCP.

There is no other wave of crisis in China, which puts it in a great advantage over Western countries.

Due to the Covid, railway traffic on China’s New Silk Road is booming.



Branko Dragaš

Investment banker


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