In the last couple weeks there have been bombings in Baghdad Iraq, Medina Saudi Arabia, Dhaka Bangladesh and Istanbul Turkey. There have been hundreds of people murdered in these attacks, with so called Islamic State taking the credit. 589 more words
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I suppose in a continuation of my last post, emasculated white America’s men pining for a “strong man” by which to redeem their identity, I need to further explore, as many people are doing, why there even exists an appeal in backing Trump as the next US president. 305 more words
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
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.
We are pleased to introduce Dr. 601 more words