Are you a member of a pension plan? Then this Global Outlook is a must-read. Investors will soon discover that everything they’ve been told about investing will be turned upside down. There is a severe bubble brewing in the bond market and conservative investors with Target Date Funds or Lifecycle Funds are in for a […]
In 2013-2014, many investors bought energy stocks because they paid 5%-9% dividends. With central bank rates at 0%, we explained to investors that there was considerable risk with holding energy stocks. Few believed us. Oil subsequently declined 40% producing enormous losses for these investors. In this issue we specifically state the risks that few people […]
If you hear something often enough, eventually you believe it to be true. In the investment world, you’ve always been told that the stock market moves based upon the strength of an economy and the profits from companies. In this issue we demonstrate how nothing could be further from the truth. The real driver of […]
An instant classic. IceCap makes a wager with a European-based investment manager about the ultimate fate of the Eurozone.
Talk about being sneaky. The International Monetary Fund, the European Union and the European Central Bank all scheme plans to implement a wealth tax on everyone in Europe. When this happens, it will have significant effects on global capital. IceCap shows how this occurs, how to protect & grow your capital.
When economies decline, companies make less profits and people lose their jobs. If this continues, voters voice their displeasure by electing new governments. In Europe today, winds of political change are blowing across the entire continent. What makes this unique and important, is that political change has shifted momentum away from the traditional parties and […]
The global financial system is multi-dimensional. Using linear thinking and 2-way cause and effect analysis will lead to false conclusions and losses. For the first time in almost 100 years, the world today is witnessing the convergence of economic, political and social factors. Shedding traditional analysis, and connecting the dots of all three aspects of […]
The world ebbs and flows across economic, social and political waves. When all three converge, geopolitical waves are created and are often a significant factor affecting global capital flows. With over 20% of the world’s oil reserves, Saudi Arabia is critical to the energy complex. And when Saudi Arabia acts against the powers of the […]
Don’t like paying taxes? Then you won’t like hearing what the IMF has been scheming. A just released study details how the IMF is recommending countries impose a 10% wealth tax on everyone. Keep reading to find out how and why this will affect everyone with a nickel to their name. SlideShare / IceCap Asset […]
dis·com·bob·u·lat·ed: confused, baffled, bewildered, puzzled. When it comes to discombobulated people, the financial World has a bunch of them. Leading the pack during the roaring 1990s was the King of Confusion himself – Alan Greenspan. His money reign at the US Federal Reserve was highlighted by bailing out Wall Street’s biggest hedge fund, which planted […]