Posts byHannes Ströhl

Hannes Ströhl is currently working as an editor at Rostra Economica and pursues a MSc in Finance at the University of Amsterdam. He received a BSc in Economics at the LMU Munich and is especially interested the financial markets and their role for both, the economy as a whole and specific companies.

The split of Germany’s EON

E.ON is not only the largest energy and electricity suppliers in Germany, but also one of the biggest worldwide. In 2014, the Dusseldorf located company achieved a turnover of € 111.556 billion and an EBIT of € 4.664 billion. However, the internationally operating energy provider is going to change its positioning dramatically. There are problems,

Things going viral

I recently wrote an article about the way people make money on YouTube. Of course there are many more ways to make money in the internet, but that example showed that it’s crucial to reach as many people as possible; the more clicks you get, the more money you get. The conclusion is that, in order

Hong Kong study trip

I was so lucky to be able to participate in this year’s study trip to Hong Kong which was organised by Sefa. With 28 fellow students I spent a total of eight days in the metropolis. And it was awesome. Once we arrived at the airport in Hong Kong after eleven hours on the airplane,

Career path: YouTube

Everyone knows YouTube; some use it to listen to music, some watch tutorials in order to become the next Bruce Lee or surprise friends with new culinary skills, and students use it to procrastinate when exams and deadlines are nearing. If you go on YouTube, scroll down a bit, click on ‘About’ and then on

Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner! Part 1

About gambling and stock picking

A long time ago, when the world was full of wonders, there was a town called Las Vegas. It was a place of abundance, where you could get a chicken dinner for less than $2.00. In its gambling arenas, a usual bet was $2.00, so that the mighty winners of a bet won enough money

Africa’s Cry for Capital

Is Private Equity a sustainable source of funding in Africa?

Africa is in strong need of capital. The World Bank estimates that the infrastructure alone would need another $90 billion per year and that is even though Africa features promising macroeconomic prospects: many African economies have grown by at least 5% p.a. over the last ten years; Africa has the youngest population in the world