All Global Market Outlook Reports
May 2014 Global Outlook – Wind of Change
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 towards new parties with much different views.
March 2014 Global Outlook – Connecting the Dots
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 our society allows you to see that we are headed towards significant changes.
January 2014 Global Outlook – The Shoe
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 western world, investors should take note.
November 2013 Global Outlook – That’s why I’m richer than you
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…
September 2013 Global Outlook – Discombobulated
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…
August 2013 Global Outlook – The Miracle Belay
In mountaineering lore, summiting Everest, McKinley or even the Vinson Massif certainly warrants a notch in your ice axe. However, the mountain that always produces jaw-dropping admiration, respect and outright fear, has been and always will be K2. The World’s second highest mountain, is rarely guided and attempted only by…
June 2013 Global Outlook – Scrapbooking
When it comes to money making, nothing compares to European football. This money making machine is always on, spans the entire planet, and seems to have championship matches on a weekly basis. In this league, life is very good. Better still is America’s National Football League. This money oozing…
May 2013 Global Outlook – The Bouncing Ball
Contrary to popular belief, Bozo wasn’t the first clown to drop the ball. That honour goes to 16th century jester William Sommers. One fateful day, the usually wildly entertaining fella simply told one joke too many, and before he knew it, both his juggling balls and his head were hitting…
April 2013 Global Outlook – Auchtung Baby!
Berlin (1990): Inspiration from the German reunification was not inspiring. In fact – nothing was going as planned. Ideas were not flowing, lyrics were not working, and the music certainly wasn’t playing. The days were so dire, that Bono pleaded that their music would have to move people in…
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