Investors are struggling to find places where to put their money…and fear is starting to creep in. That nudging feeling that things aren’t quite right is spreading…
Globalisation has brought interconnectedness and a wealth of opportunities. Yet developed countries are growing weary of globalisation and starting to increasingly move towards protectionism. China, the emerging country powerhouse, is slowing its growth.
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Since the global financial crisis in 2008, recovery has been timid, developed countries are struggling with the effects of long term low interest rates and high debt. Asset prices have been growing, while salary growth has remained stagnant.
Will the global economy fully recover? Are asset prices overvalued, or will they keep increasing?
In a world with low growth, what are the best and worst countries to put your money in? After all, any country can turn from a booming powerhouse into a stagnant economy. We all watched it happen in 2008…
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Ms Meng Wanzhou, a Chinese citizen, was jailed in Vancouver for political reasons. When the US gave her Chinese company — tech giant Huawei — its marching orders, she failed to salute.
Meanwhile, the US is going broke. Deficits doubled in the last two years. Between the anvil of rising entitlements and the hammer of rising Pentagon spending, US finances are being beaten hard.
What if everything we’ve been told about how an economy functions was based on a false premise? The shattering of long held beliefs is going to create enormous disruption to peoples’ lives.
In Europe, people sneer at the ‘War on Terror.’ They think it’s fake. But they jump in the trenches to stop global warming. They may be cynical about fighting terrorism, but they enlist readily in…
The Aussie property market has had one of the longest runs in the world. Prices have gained a whopping 6,556% since 1961. But, 2019 is shaping to be a much different scenario.
The witch hunt against Donald Trump is unlikely to die down. So, despite the current weakness in the gold price, if the witch hunt heats up, history could repeat and gold could slingshot higher.
The most watched curve is the two-year to 10-year yield. Why? Because its inversion has come before recessions in the past. Now this indicator is starting to flash amber.
If raising rates is such a problem, we guessed that the president would not want a real trade war. Higher import prices will quickly mean higher interest rates.
It’s the dinner date that may well shape markets to year’s end. Donald Trump and Xi Jinping’s meeting at the end of the G20 was big for markets.
Markets have taken this change in rhetoric as a sign that the Fed may be pausing on their resolve. These two bullish pieces of news could push the markets higher by the end of the…
In the real world, the trade imbalance with China can’t be negotiated away. China makes cheaper, more competitive products. That wouldn’t change, even if trade barriers — including NTBs (non-tariff barriers) — were eliminated completely.
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