Macro Briefing: 29 March 2019

Chinese and US negotiators working on agreement to end trade war: Bloomberg UK was slated to leave EU today, but that’s not happening… at least not yet: CNN German retail spending...

7 Highlights of Warren Buffett Interview on CNBC

Warren Buffett was interviewed by Becky Quick on CNBC today. The 7 highlights were: (1) On Lyft’s IPO: “Buying new offerings during hot periods in the market — I don’t think...

The World’s 7.5 Billion People, in One Chart

The world is constantly changing, and many of these shifts have the potential to alter the investment landscape. While some of these changes can be temporary and fleeting, others can...

Investing Megatrend: How Rapid Urbanisation is Shaping the Future

There is no doubt that the city will be the defining feature of human geography for the 21st century. Globally, there are 1.3 million people moving to cities each week...

Visualizing the Healthtech Revolution

Whether it’s information-sharing between patients and doctors or aiding in a high-risk surgery, it’s clear that dynamic applications of technology are well underway in disrupting the healthcare industry. TECH AT...

Map: The Countries With the Most Oil Reserves

Every year, the United States generates 4,000 million MWh of electricity from utility-scale sources. While the majority comes from fossil fuels like natural gas (32.1%) and coal (29.9%), there are...

The Rise Of Online Dating, And The Company That Dominates The...

Couples used to meet in real life, but now more and more people are “matching” online. While online dating was once considered taboo, the number of couples meeting online has...

The Geography of the World’s 50 Top Billionaires

As of 2018, there is a grand total of 198,342 ultra high net worth individuals (UHNWIs) globally with assets over US$30 million, according to the most recent edition of...

$60bn Opportunity Opens Up For Plastics Industry As Need To Eliminate...

150 businesses representing over 20% of the global plastic packaging market have now agreed to start building a circular economy for plastics with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. As a first step, Coca-Cola has...

Gold & Silver Testing Important Breakout Levels!

Gold and Silver from a long-term perspective have created a series of lower highs over the past 8-years. Will 2019 bring a change to this trend? A big test...

Interest Rates Create Bearish Doji Star Topping Pattern, Says Joe Friday

Could interest rates be peaking after moving much higher over the past 5-years? Yes! Joe Friday shares that the yield on the 5-year note, looks like it created an important...

Deja Vu in S&P 500 and Florida Elections again?

They say “History doesn’t repeat, but sometimes it rhymes!”  This weeks election results are being contested in Florida, similar to what happened in 2000. In the fall of 2000, the S&P...