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Why The Origins Of Covid Still Matter To Your Portfolio

I’m sure you’re sick of hearing about Covid. Indeed, you may be hoping that the crisis is behind us. Especially for investors. We’ve got other things to worry about these days. Like inflation, rising interest rates, and a tech bubble. But you might be wrong. There’s at least one remaining angle to the Covid crisis […]

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Central banks are losing control and politicians will pay the price

Central banks are losing control and politicians will pay the price: So, in the video below, I got a little animated… but not without reason! While projecting 7.25 per cent inflation, the UK’s central bankers are waxing lyrical about “the remit is clear the inflation goal applies at all times, underscoring the centrality of price […]

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The Price Of Failure Is Measured In Interest Rates

The price of failure is measured in interest rates: Investors must ask themselves two questions whenever interest rates begin to rise. Who can afford the rising borrowing rates the least, and when do they run into trouble? Every time interest rates have risen since the 1970s, we’ve seen a variety of borrowers fall into problems. […]

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The Merchants of Menace and the potential debt disaster

The Merchants of Menace and the potential debt disaster: What happens when interest rates are maintained artificially low over an extended period of time? It may appear to be an academic question. However, if the accurate answer is “the 2008 global financial crisis,” you should sit up and take notice. Especially given where interest rates […]

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