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The Eco-Cliff and the Fiscal Cliff

We’ve been hearing about the fiscal cliff a lot lately, about the risk of falling over the edge by failing to reach a political agreement, triggering automatic tax increases and spending cuts by theUSgoverment.  It sounds like we’re about to sail off the edge of the world, a new end of the world since the […]

December 27th

The Fiscal Spliff

Reading the headlines, you might guess that the Fiscal Cliff is, as the Mayans predicted, legitimately making 2012 the end of the world. The truth is likely much less dire. In an op-ed in the New York Times this week, Nassim Taleb, finance professor and author of Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder, argues that […]

December 24th

The 44th President – Global Investments

Four more years in the White House and Barack Obama reckons ‘the best is yet to come’. Does the market support his optimism? Can investors find opportunities to shelter from the storm? The re-election of the 44th President of the United States has never been more significant to global investment understanding. While in some quarters […]

December 11th