In this weekend’s reading we take a look at some of the economic pressures that are lining up to challenge markets. Grab some coffee, it’s a long list.
Economy Set to Begin New Era in 2017View Post
Risk in the Global Economy and Asset Markets is Near 2007 Levels – 3rd Quarter LetterView Post
Are Markets Becoming Less Stable?View Post
The Fed minutes on Wednesday indicated more indecision. Will they, or won’t they, raise interest rates sometime this year?
Will Your Retirement Plan Hit an Iceberg? In an article titled “The Titanic Risks of the Retirement System,” Mohamed El-Erian states: “Individuals are increasingly being exposed to the threat of losses that cannot be recouped quickly.” We agree – most investors are on a dangerous ride and don’t even see the iceberg coming.
Each Friday we will put together a short list of some of the important articles we have come across in the past week. Whether you are an investor or financial advisor, you should find value in these articles. This week we have “helicopter money” in Japan, slower U.S. GDP, global trade, Presidential politics, economics and more.