The ‘official’ spin paints a picture of an economy enjoying relatively good health, when the reality is quite the opposite. We’re bloated with debt. That’s the truth behind our economic ‘successes’.
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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We didn’t really get over the 2008 financial crisis. Instead, central banks around the world decreased interest rates and pumped in a lot of money to keep the economy going. This has fuelled the recovery.
I’ve been beating on the table for the past few years that it’s insane that Italy’s 10-year bonds yielded less than the US when it has much higher public debt and the highest level of…
The Fed is no longer reinvesting maturing assets; this is ‘quantitative tightening’. At the same time, it’s raising the federal funds rate.
Markets have rebounded from previous sell-offs and the bulls seem to be back in control. But ignore the developments out of Italy at your peril.
Once in office, Mr Trump used the stock market as a measure of his own success. He said he had ‘already made America great,’ and pointed to rising stock prices to prove it. If stocks…
Many media outlets missed it. Indonesian President Joko Widodo warned on Friday that ‘Winter is coming’ for global markets.
According to a report by Global Market Insights, the global medical cannabis industry is set to surpass $77.4 billion by 2024. And that’s not even taking into account the incredible potential of the recreational market.
The global market sell-off continued over night with Wall Street, as well as other global markets slipping rapidly during an unstable period of trading. Major US share indices were trading a little higher in the…
The Trump team is already preparing to step in — with the collusion of Congress and the Fed — to prevent a bond bear market.
It was inevitable. And yet the market is struggling to digest it, and the mainstream financial media is grasping for stories to explain it.
Shares of Amazon.com, Inc. [NASDAQ:AMZN] took a hit in last night’s trading, sliding by over 6% during the day of Wall Street’s worst performance in eight months. This seemed a common theme in growth stocks…
At time of writing, the ASX is currently down 2.2%. This is a major drop and has the ASX trading below 6000 for the first time since early June.
While there were thirteen candidates on the race last Sunday, the main fight was between two: Jair Bolsonaro and Fernando Haddad…right wing against left wing.
Bullying, blustering, and bluffing not only adds costs and decreases efficiency, it also leads to major blunders. America’s most important and most loyal trading partner is already looking for other markets and suppliers.