On their own, none of them is a sure sign of a market crash. But combined, it’s building a case for trouble ahead.
The geopolitical events are escalating. But, at the moment, this is still a chess match. It will take time before we see a full on confrontation.
The latest GDP report and the behaviour of the two big US indices are a worrying sign. We’ve kept a close eye on this dynamic for the past four months.
You’d be surprised how often they come along. But even we didn’t expect to see the world’s tallest skyscraper to show up in the Iraqi desert.
Coffee culture will change in developing Asian countries such as China. From one that is a luxury to one that is simply a drink.
If the IMF give the RMB the nod, then China is one step closer to having the RMB as a truly global currency.
Jim’s basic premise is that the markets are taking the Fed’s promises of an interest rate rise too seriously.
How will central banks stop the recession when they’ve used up their dry powder fighting the currency wars?
As the world becomes a more dangerous place, investors will have to use more unusual investment strategies.
Buying a put option is one way of covering both angles. It allows you to participate in any upside, while also protecting you from any potential downside.