How embarrassing it all is. As global leaders meet in Glasgow for Boris Johnson’s propaganda-fest to encourage governments to commit themselves to absurdly ambitious net zero emission targets – without explaining how they will achieve them ...
There are good reasons why investors should feel nervous about the immediate future. Although the world economy as a whole has recovered to where it was before the pandemic, many parts of it have been seriously damaged.
Truth is, America’s mainstream news media and their allies the social media giants are rarely guilty of distributing fake news… but they are adept at hiding things that don’t suit their political agendas.
In this issue:: China’s future, Chinese credit markets, Greece, Indonesia, Investment advice, Pandemic winners and losers, World economy, Copper
Things are really looking good for investors. Wall Street has been setting new all-time highs, which have been followed by a significant correction – not a negative development but a positive one.
You cannot avoid risk entirely, nor should you – it’s the price you pay for the prospect of higher returns. Equities generally deliver higher total returns over the long term than bonds because they’re riskier.
The pandemic hit us without warning and more seriously than any of us could have imagined. It has destroyed some of us financially, damaged most of us, and raised big questions for all of us about our futures.
The lockdowns imposed by governments as their response to the Covid-19 pandemic have plunged the global economy into its sharpest downturn since the Thirties. What happens next?
Brexit – Britain’s departure from membership of the 28-nation European Union – appears to be about to happen after 3½ turbulent years of preparation and political drama. It’s set to occur at Halloween, the day of the ancient Festival of the Dead… October 31.
Last month I reported the forecast by precious metals specialist Incrementum that if the gold price made an upside breakout beyond $1,360/80 an ounce – a key chart resistance level – then a price of $1,800 would seem to be within reach in the medium term.