Selva Freigedo

Selva Freigedo is an analyst with a background in financial economics. Born and raised in Argentina, she has also lived in Brazil, the US and Spain. She has seen economic troubles firsthand, from economic booms to collapses and the ravaging effects of hyperinflation, high unemployment, deposit freezes and debt default. Selva now writes from her vantage point here in Australia. She is lead Editor at the daily e-letter Markets & Money. And every week, she goes through each report and research note produced by our global network of trusted advisors to find the best investment opportunities for you in Australia and overseas. She packages these opportunities for you in Global Investor.

The Retirement Time Bomb

US population is aging, it is living longer. Yet, as the study continues, that alone doesn’t explain the large increase. According to the study, one of the culprits is the shift of risk from government…

The Fight to Cheat Death

It is no secret that Peter Thiel is quite passionate about trying to extend human lifespans. He believes technology can be one of our main allies when it comes to helping humanity achieve this. And…

Is Fin-tech the New Tap and Go?

Cards are easy to use and they’re pretty much accepted everywhere. Plus, they are backed by guarantees and rewards. Cards have become convenient even for merchants. In fact, some of them have even stopped taking…

Why All This Debt is a Problem

Income growth has been stalling in developed countries in recent years. Meanwhile long-term low interest rates have meant that we have been accumulating more debt. World debt is at record highs…and it is still increasing…

How the Wealthy Protect Themselves

After the Second War World, while Europe and Asia struggled to rebuild from the devastation, the US enjoyed a never-before-seen period of prosperity. Latin America’s economy also saw a growth of 4.5% per year between…

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