We are pleased to welcome once again Dr. Robert Wescott, President of Keybridge Research and a long-time adviser to Pioneer, as a guest contributor. Dr. Wescott attended our recent Macro Advisory Forum, chaired by Giordano Lombardo, CEO and Group CIO, discussing how geopolitical risks could shape the investment landscape. 443 more words
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The world of journalism is abuzz with the release of the so-called ‘Panama Papers.’ The largest data leak of its kind in history, at 11.5 million files, totalling over 2.6 TB of data, makes this a juicy peach indeed, with years of excavating and sifting of documents to be had (lest we forget, Edward Snowden’s 2013 leak of NSA documents seems to be actively researched to this date, as we occasionally hear revelations of some vital piece of information that had been buried in the documents). 561 more words
Geopolitical risks are rising around the world and in our view will continue to be a key theme for financial markets in 2016.
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It was a Facebook post that first alerted me that something was amiss in the state of Belgium this morning. My friend had posted that she was ‘safe’, a feature Facebook now offers during a crisis event, so that friends and family know that an individual is okay. 1,066 more words
Global Research Editor’s Note
This important analysis and review of US military might by distinguished Canadian geographer Professor Jules Dufour and CRG Research Associate was first published by Global Research in 2007. 3,737 more words