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Oil Prices Continue to Define Geopolitics

From Stratfor, Geopolitical diary, Editor’s Note: Oil prices dropped steeply Oct. 14, with crude oil futures falling 4.6 percent to [...]

These maps reveal how long you probably have to live

By Simran Khosla, Global Post, This series of maps shows how long you’ll probably live, depending on where you live. [...]

Market Valuation, Inflation and Treasury Yields: Clues from the Past

By Doug Short, Advisor Perspectives, My monthly market valuation updates have long had the same conclusion: US stock indexes are [...]

Emerging from the Global Competitiveness Ranks

By Mark Mobius, Franklin Templeton Blog, The World Economic Forum (WEF) recently released its annual “Global Competitiveness Report,” which details [...]

Climate Progress Starts with Changing What We Wear

By David Dietz, Modavanti, From Huffington Post, Several friends and I stood in awe as we watched Sunday’s climate change [...]

These maps show where the world’s youngest and oldest people live

Does this tell us where the next revolution will take place? What can the median age of a country tell [...]

Why Trade Matters in Four Maps

“Strengthening America’s economic security by cementing its economic alliances is not simply an option, but an imperative,” writes Miriam Sapiro in a [...]

This map shows which countries prefer China over the United States

The Middle East is a much bigger fan of China. The US wins Europe. And Argentina can’t make up its [...]

The Origins and Implications of the Scottish Referendum

By George Friedman, Stratfor, The idea of Scottish independence has moved from the implausible to the very possible. Whether or not [...]

Dear parents: Teach your kids about money

  Author Johann Wolfgang von Goethe once said: “Many people take no care of their money till they come nearly [...]

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