List of Investments

Some readers asked me, how I’m investing my money and my time. The list below will add some color and give you an idea of possible investments of a PhD student.

This page will be updated from time to time. The most recent update was in July 2017.

Investments in Personal Aptitude

  • reading non-fictional books
  • listening to some podcasts
  • some learning by doing (e.g. this blog)
  • doing sports regularly
  • getting enough sleep
  • working on my PhD project
  • visiting meet-ups

Investments in Businesses

 Stock Investments

  • VALÉO S.A.
  • JPMORGAN CHASE
  • SAP SE
  • VONOVIA SE
  • SIEMENS AG
  • UNILEVER N.V.
  • INTEL CORPORATION
  • SWISS RE AG
  • DEUTSCHE BOERSE AG
  • BASF SE
  • SANOFI S.A.
  • KUKA AG – stocks sold during take-over by MIDEA

ETF Investments

  • Deka DAX® UCITS ETF (WKN ETFL01)
  • db x-trackers MSCI World Index UCITS ETF 1C (WKN DBX1MW)
  • ComStage MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF (WKN ETF127)
  • ComStage MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF (WKN ETF127)
  • db x-trackers S&P Select Frontier UCITS ETF 1C (WKN DBX1A9)
  • ComStage STOXX® Europe 600 UCITS ETF (WKN ETF060)
  • ComStage Nasdaq-100® UCITS ETF (WKN ETF011)
  • ComStage MSCI Pacific ex. Japan UCITS ETF (WKN ETF115)
  • Lyxor MSCI World UCITS ETF D-EUR (WKN LYX0AG)

Peer-to-Peer Credits

  • Bondora (since May 2016)
  • Mintos (since May 2016)
  • Twino (since January 2017)
  • Robocash (since June 2017)
  • Viainvest (since June 2017)