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14 October 2013 |
The prospect of an American debt default is troubling. But the real danger is that investor confidence will take a battering, which will then become self fulfilling. According to one economist, the world still has too much debt.
13 October 2013 |
Political gridlock in America is almost certainly going to have some bad consequences in the global capital markets. In bad times, the biggest bargains appear, so it may be time for SMSF investors to be on the lookout.
10 October 2013 |
The global financial system is still in trouble, which should be a warning to all investors. A recent IMF meeting indicated that the after effects of the GFC have not yet been fully dealt with, which means unpredictable times for the markets will remain.
09 October 2013 |
The latest IMF report on the global economy reveals continuing weakness, which should leave investors cautious. It is unlikely that an across the board recovery will emerge, suggesting the choice of asset classes should be judicious.
07 October 2013 |
The strangeness of the current situation with the potential stand off over the US debt ceiling is that it is likely to cause investors to buy US Treasuries. The biggest impact will probably be felt in the stock market, which may well open up opportunities for investors. The high Australian dollar may also be a reason to look offshore.
06 October 2013 |
The growing intransigence in US politics is of mainly psychological importance in the markets, but psychology matters. High levels of volatility seem assured and this may create opportunities for SMSF investors.
01 October 2013 |
The American economy may be adversely affected by the political gridlock in Washington. If there is serious volatility it may open up some buying opportunities. Investors may gain from watching the markets closely for mis-pricing.
23 September 2013 |
The world economy appears to be turning the corner. It may be time for investors to position more aggressively as the after-effects of the GFC finally wane.
19 September 2013 |
The decision by the US Federal Reserve to keep pumping out money has caught many by surprise. It shows just how fragile the global economy still is.
16 September 2013 |
China is looking to have rebalanced its growth, which is critical for the Australian market. But can the Communist Party manage the massive imbalances in the economy?
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