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  1. Switzerland as an economic center: A small country with a strong economy

    Switzerland: A small country with a strong economy

    Switzerland is beautiful, innovative, and successful. This has not always been the case – and is also not a matter of course. Switzerland owes its strong economy to factors including its pioneering spirit, its location, and its political system, among others. Find out more about Switzerland's model for success and the insights for financial investments that can be drawn from this stable foundation.

  2. Investment strategy: How investors should behave in the bear market

    Fear is not an investment strategy

    We are in the eye of a storm: While fear of inflation and recession dominates Wall Street, Main Street companies are seeing full order books. The latter, however, are suffering from disrupted supply chains and a huge shortage of workers. In such stormy times, we do well to remember the basics: Fear is not an investment strategy. But how can investors deal with bear markets?

  3. Investing: Staying on course with Supertrends.

    Staying on course when investing. With Supertrends.

    What concerns society ultimately leads to change in the long term. The six Credit Suisse Supertrends use this approach. How societal trends lead to effective investing and which focus is the basis of the Supertrends in 2022.

  4. Investing in September: Our forecast in brief

    Investing in September: Our forecast in brief

    Credit Suisse gives its perspective on economic and financial market developments over the short to medium term and looks at the implications for investors. In recent weeks, investor sentiment has brightened somewhat thanks to the recovery in the stock markets. It remains uncertain whether the price collapse has been overcome. Forecasts on economic growth are clearer: This is expected to be only 1 percent in 2023.

  5. Private equity offers attractive opportunities for private investors

    Private equity: Attractive opportunities for private investors away from the stock exchange

    Private equity funds are a great way to invest in attractive companies away from the stock market using only a small amount of capital. These alternative investments play an increasingly important role in terms of stabilizing and diversifying portfolios – particularly in the current environment of high volatility and uncertainty. How does private equity work, and how can private individuals invest in it? 

  6. Energy crisis creates promising investment opportunities

    Energy crisis creates promising investment opportunities

    Given the urgency of the latest crisis, the energy transition is moving center-stage again at a global level. In addition to mobilizing capital, the race to come up with the best ideas has begun worldwide. The prospect of innovations also creates promising investment opportunities – what investors need to know.

  7. Global monetary policy under pressure

    The month of April was the second-worst month on the stock market in almost 50 years. War, inflation, rising interest rates, concerns over a shortage of electricity, and concerns over a recession in particular have already led to many investors throwing in the towel. This, in turn, is putting monetary policy in a difficult position. What’s next? The implications for investors.

  8. Alternative investments: Means to diversify a portfolio

    Alternative investments: A deep dive into the most common myths

    Persistent myths surround alternative investments. That being said, this asset category likely makes sense as a portfolio complement, especially in the current environment: both as a valuable source of returns and for portfolio diversification. A closer look at the most common myths regarding alternative investments.

  9. Investieren in China: ESG-Faktoren nehmen an Bedeutung zu

    Investing in China. Focus on sustainability and corporate governance.

    China has caused a stir with its announced sustainability goals. Corporate governance and sustainable investments are to be promoted in the future. What impact will this policy shift have on the markets?

  10. Volatile markets: Investing in turbulent times

    How to invest in volatile markets.

    The start of the year was characterized by high volatility on financial markets – a situation that is likely to persist for some time. That makes it all the more important to adopt the right approach to securities. Investor recommendations for a well-equipped portfolio in turbulent times.