The notion of negative interest rates — that being an interest rate below zero — is hard to align with any traditional financial model. We can speak about the concept, but experiencing its actual existence feels like entering a twilight zone of interest rates,
thinks Shannon Berkley.
Intensifying Economic, Fiscal and Financial-Market Crises. As this article is put to bed in the first week of August 2019, the U.S. financial markets are in some turmoil, with the Federal Reserve under criticism for doing too little, too late in monetary accommodation in order to counter an unfolding recession in the United States.
Let’s face the harsh truth: the monetary techniques of central banks around the world have become ineffective. No matter what they do now, governments are already over-indebted and there is no easy solution. Yet with the crisis rapidly approaching, what can be done to mitigate its destructive effects and help salvage the economy after the crash? Writes Oliver Taylor.
O' Connor Portfolio Management, LLC is a “Five Star Professional” Firm (The Wall Street Journal) and was profiled in Forbes Magazine. In October, the firm was recognised in Wealth & Finance International Magazine’s 2018 Winners’ Review programme as the ‘Best Money Management Firm’ in Florida.
There are around 3,000 billionaires and well over 60,000 centimillionaires globally, according to sources such as the Financial Times and Bloomberg. However, these numbers are under-reported due to lack of access to data as well as under-reporting by the families that have wealth spread across several family members or hold wealth in secret, due to fear of media invasion of their personal lives,kidnapping/ransom, or being the target of
potential government corruption or regulatory actions.
The upcoming global economic crisis that is going to send tremors through the world between 2017 and 2020, by now is not news, as several respected economists, such as James Rickards and Harry Dent, have not only been warning us of the looming collapse, but they have also suggested that with an out-of-the-box approach, one could even gain from this predicament, says Oliver Taylor.
Our interview with JAVIER VANDE STEEG, CEO of Asset Preservation, Inc explores the inner workings of asset accumulation and wealth preservation strategies, with a focus on one of the premier IRC Section 1031 qualified intermediary firms in the United States. We catch up with this pioneering firm to discuss tax mitigation, asset and wealth preservation solutions for sophisticated and professional investors.
We sat down with Euro Exim Bank Limited, an award-winning institution headquartered in St Lucia that offers trade-related banking services and financial instruments designed to facilitate global trade flows. We chart the progress of one of Europe’s pre-eminent institutions that is revolutionising the world of trade finance and corporate banking for institutional and corporate clients.
We have finally arrived…not to a wonderful party or some exotic location, no, we have arrived financially and monetarily to the exact same position to where we were back in
2007-08. Back then, the Federal Reserve embarked on "easing" monetarily for the first time since the Dotcom bubble, today the Fed is easing for the first time since the Great Financial crisis with a caveat.
A few years ago, Vladimir Remi, CEO and Founder of SORQ, looked at the financial services outlook and saw that the FinTech space was an up and coming industry. With ten years of experience working hand in hand in startups and in traditional, deep-rooted financial institutions, Remi knew there was an opportunity to help the industry grow.)
The controversy behind Brexit is far from over and while the people have voted to disassociate Britain from the European Union, complications continue to surface as the nation moves closer to the exit door. Most recently, dreadful predictions made by none other than the Bank of England have come forth to warn Britain about the consequences of a “no deal” scenario.
Unusual Times and Circumstances: Fasten Your Seat Belt! A confluence of unusual factors promises an unusually interesting year ahead for the U.S. economy, politics and financial markets. Discussed first, the economy appears headed into its first formal recession since the Great Recession, as signalled by an “inverted yield curve” among other indicators.
Back in 1948, a U.S. Congressman outlined the long-range problems of U.S. dollar debasement and the effective long-range solvency issues of the U.S. government, tied to President Franklin Roosevelt’s 1933 abandonment of the domestic backing of the U.S. dollar with gold.