Food for Thought

Food for Thought. Thoughtful debate and insightful observations/ commentary on actions/events in financial markets, investments, societies, and governments around the world that impact our lives. Also Oxstone Team’s Global Investment Commentary and Best Investment Ideas.

The Fed Feedback Loop

By Jim Rickards In a word, the Fed has failed in its mission to restore robust growth to the U.S. […]

Behind Closed Doors at the IMF

By Jim Rickards Jim RickardsThe Washington, D.C., area is thick with secret agencies with“three-letter names,” such as CIA, FBI, NSA […]

Does It Matter If China Cleans Up Its Banks?

By Michael Pettis I’ve always thought that Shirley Yam of the South China Morning Post has a great nose for […]

What’s Coming Is Going to Be a Mess

  By Jim Rogers The last two months alone have seen Britain leaving the European Union, terror attacks, cop killings, […]

The Future of Banking

In the 21st century, industries are changing faster than ever before. Old methods of communication are quickly being replaced by […]

5 Major Countries With The Worst Health Care

Which major countries are the worst at health care? And how does the U.S. stack up? In 2000, the World […]

The Elements of Value

  Eric Almquist John Senior Nicolas Bloch When customers evaluate a product or service, they weigh its perceived value against […]

This guy quit a comfortable job to travel the world — here’s how he makes a living on the road

Gareth Leonard was not fulfilled with his office job and knew he never would be. At 25, he walked away […]

London Property Market Feels the Pressure

While there are signs that the National UK housing market hasn’t lost too much steam during August and the early […]

Why Is China Building A New City In Georgia?

  It was a patch of modern urban China transplanted upon the Georgian countryside. Rolling, verdant hills abruptly gave way […]

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