Articles by Manuel Moreno Capa

About the Author

Manuel Moreno Capa
Director of Gestores magazine, has been in economic journalism for more than thirty years. He has seen and narrated several major crises (oil, debt, stock exchanges, foreign exchange, real estate, technology ...) and thinks the same as Groucho Marx: would like to see a good little crisis sometime. In his blog (Economía en la literatura) Economics in Literature, he combines economic dissemination with his fondness for literature.

A Fund Manager Who Apologizes For The Losses

Manuel Moreno Capa | In over three decades of writing about this, I find it hard to remember a piece of news like the one I read on the specialized website Citywire on March 18: UK fund manager H2O Asset Management apologized to its clients for the heavy losses suffered in its two investment funds due to the coronavirus crisis. According to Morningstar data, the two H2O funds had fallen by no less than fifty percent in four weeks (until Monday 16).


Tesla And Other Bubbles That Are Not Seen Until They Burst

Manuel Moreno Capa | From a practical point of view for the investor, Tesla is not really a car company. As opposed to selling cars, what it actually sells are expectations, future, potential. More or less the same as what many “dotcom” firms sold. That’s why its stock price is so crazy. But if at some point it became a simple car manufacturer, it would end up being valued as rigorously as the rest of the sector, irrespective of how advanced its models were.


Something smells rotten in the City

Something Is Rotten In The City

Manuel Moreno Capa | As soon as Boris Johnson swept to victory in the UK general election of last December 12, he made two decisions that have not been welcomed by the City of London: the first, to reduce the transitional period of Brexit to one year (how naive he is if he thinks his tough stance will soften the positions already taken by Brussels); the second, to appoint a new Governor of the Bank of England not much liked by the markets.