The Big Picture

By John Mauldin, By Neil Howe, I’ve been a bit slow in bringing good friend Neil Howe’s predictions for 2016 […]

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. […]

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 […]

This only took place in 1999 and 2007 … Now it’s happening again!

 By Chris Kimble,   CLICK ON CHART TO ENLARGE Only twice in 35-years has the NYSE Index been at all-time […]

Seven Reasons Why Africa’s Time Is Now

Here’s a link to a recent infographic in HBR. Summary: Africa’s economy is growing faster than the economies of […]

Buffett Calls Fed History’s Greatest Hedge Fund

By Noah Buhayar, Bloomberg, Billionaire investor Warren Buffett compared the U.S. Federal Reserve to a hedge fund because of the […]

Third World lessons for First World growth – Video

From LSE Website, YouTube Video link:  Turnaround: Third World lessons for First World growth Thirty years ago, China seemed hopelessly […]

In China, an Unprecedented Demographic Problem Takes Shape

From Stratfor, Summary Chinese society is on the verge of a structural transformation even more profound than the long and […]

Food For Thought – August 2013 – America’s Return as a Manufacturing Super Power is just Beginning

By Liu-Yue (Louie) Lam, Global Investment Strategist, Oxstones Investment Club, Everyone Loves a Comeback Story George Washington once said – […]

Index to Track Water Costs Governments Could Attract Capital; Investors Could Hedge

By KATY BURNE A watershed moment is coming to water: the ability to bet against it. Austin, Texas-based startup Waterfund […]