Global Economy

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.

Latest News On The Global Economy

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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How the Feds Wasted $5 Trillion

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.

The End Game for Trump & Gold

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.

Trump Will Claim Victory

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.

Wine…Weed…or Both?

You see, marijuana is also considered a substitute for alcohol. Some wine makers are already getting nervous on the increasing competition they face with weed.

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