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Why China is Forced to Purchase US Debt

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It has become conventional wisdom among ordinary people to think that Chinese purchases of US Treasuries are the “generosity” of the Chinese who are willing to lend to Americans so that they can purchase...
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The U.S. China Trade War May Cause Multipolarity Instead of Deglobalisation

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The U.S.- China trade, technology, and possible currency war suggest a continued escalation beyond rhetoric, with negative implications for trade in an already slowing global economy. Following the bout of tit-for-tat tariffs, talks of...
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Correction Is Here

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“Venture Capital In Q1 2019: The World Pulls Back From Record Highs.” “Apple buys self-driving startup Drive.ai just days before it would have died.” “China’s historic car market decline continues, as trade war and emissions clampdown...
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A Fully Automated Economy–How Can It Work?

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Imagine we go through the disruptive transition between an economy where we need to work to make a living, to one where we don’t. It is hard to imagine because in North America; we...
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Breaking down the Investing styles of four different Generations

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We live in interesting times - a crossroads where four generations make up the changing demographics of the evolving global economy. This has not only given rise to the new tech- enabled model of...
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Visualizing the first decline in Global Wealth & HNWIs since 2011

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5 Charts showing the Declining wealth trends in 2018 after seven years of growth Following a slump in Global Equities in late 2018 and the subsequent slow down in the Global Economy, 2018 was marked...
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France: Debt Woes are Overstated

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Synopsis: Debt levels in the public sector have been on an uptrend since the GFC, matching the trend seen in most advanced economies. Nevertheless, the statistic in isolation paints an incomplete picture. Recently enacted...
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How Long Can the U.S. Bull Market Last?

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The U.S. economy is currently in the tenth year of its expansion and investors and policymakers alike are wondering what will trigger the next recession. Despite the U.S. stock market is overvalued with a...
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China – A Country of Superlatives

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China's economic resurgence, military might & leadership in technology - all within a short span of 30-40 years has been no less than an impressive feat. The most populous country on the planet &...
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Unconditional Basic Income Is All Good, Despite What the Nay-Sayers Tell You

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I’m a little miffed. I read a lot of comments on social media and published articles about universal basic income. There is a lot to like about it. I follow the information because, as...
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European Central Bank President: It’s the “How?” not the “Who?”

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Synopsis: The President of the European Central Bank (ECB), Mario Draghi is set to step down later this year and the race to replace him is not short of Qualified candidates. Whilst his replacement...
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Universal Basic Income

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With the threat of automation, a possible recession, and other societal problems, people have been calling for a Universal Basic Income. In 2018, nearly half of Americans supported this idea in hopes to reduce...
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Brexit Impact on Pound & UK Economy so far…

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The never-ending saga of Brexit now has a new deadline - Oct. 31, 2019 by which the Brits have to decide whether they want to exit with or without a deal from the EU....
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Will the Big Banks be able to hold up against the Fintech challenge?

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The legacy financial services are trying desperately to gain a competitive edge over the innovative Fintechs. Despite having all the traditional advantages - network infrastructure, solid balance sheets, regulatory approvals, physical footprint & established...