The planned production cuts from OPEC are not the ‘unkindest’ cuts of all. But they are worth a look because they may lead to an investment opportunity.
About Dan Denning
Dan Denning examines the geopolitical and economic events that can affect your investments domestically. He raises the questions you need to answer, in order to survive financially in these turbulent times.
Through the derivatives market, Deutsche Bank is connected all over the world. It simply can’t be their intention to artificially provoke the next crisis.
Targeting inflation expectations with tough words, negative interest rates, and more quantitative easing (QE) caused people to lose confidence in central banks, not in cash. Lack of confidence does not encourage activity. It encourages fear.
Automation, robotics, and 3D printing will obliterate China’s low-cost, state-subsidised manufacturing industry.
That pause you hear in the war on cash? That’s your enemy reloading with the next volley. Swiss bank UBS has warned its private clients that it may cost them to hold cash with the bank. That is not a…
Selling fewer phones, making lower profits…none of that is good. Not for Apple. Not for technology stocks. Not for growth stocks.
Owning shares in fast-growing publicly traded stocks — real companies that create real value and have real sales — is going to be a much better strategy than making 8% on government bonds.
When debt grows faster than GDP, the net debt as a percentage of GDP gets larger. If only GDP were growing faster, then maybe the debt wouldn’t be such a drag.
If the Saudis and Russians make an oil deal and no one takes it seriously, does the crude oil price still fall? And if you’re in the forest, would you hear it?
BHP overpaid for shale gas assets in the US. That’s costing it now. And it may cost shareholders their dividends.