Selva Freigedo

Selva Freigedo is an analyst at Money Morning. She has a background in financial economics, but what makes Selva´s experiences different to many are the places she has lived and worked. Born in Argentina, she has also lived in Brazil, the US, Spain, and now Australia. She has seen up close many of the economic phenomena that worry Port Phillip Publishing readers, like hyperinflation, bank bail-ins and governments burdened with so much debt it cannot possibly be repaid. Every week, she goes through each article, research note and recommendation produced by our experts around the world to give you information on how to build and protect your wealth. Selva packages the week’s best ideas into one easy to read report: Port Phillip Insider Extra.

What the Mainstream Isn’t Telling You…

In investment, there is a tendency to think that the future is linear, that things won’t change. A predisposition to keep things comfortably the same and to project what’s already happened into the future.

Coffee Wars

Chinese aren’t big coffee drinkers. At least, not yet. Remember, the Chinese are traditionally tea drinkers. But interest for coffee in China is growing...find out why

What We Can Learn from Japan’s Property Market

Back in the 1980s, Japan went through a period of record low interest rates that fuelled an asset bubble to record highs…sound familiar? The bubble pushed the stock market and real estate prices to new heights…and then it burst in 1992. It was devastating.

Want a Pay Rise? Good Luck!

In 2019, Spain increased their minimum wage from €736 (around AUD 1,170) to €900 (around AUD 1,430). This is a 22% sudden salary jump. Will the increase spur spending which will then increase hiring and reduce unemployment…or will it create inflation and higher unemployment?

Wine…Weed…or Both?

Compared to the wine market, the weed market is still quite small. But recreational marijuana could give the industry a big push in years to come. Some wine makers in the area are already getting nervous on the increasing competition they face with weed.

Blockchain Goes Far Beyond Bitcoin

Bitcoin’s price dropped in 2018 and interest seems to have quieted down. Yet, as we have written before, if you are dismissing cryptos based solely on bitcoin’s price, you are missing the whole point.
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