The Cantillon Effect

The Cantillon Effect

In the 18th century, a French banker and thinker called Richard Cantillon wrote about a phenomenon that today bears his name.

An Undervalued Asset Class

An Undervalued Asset Class

In today’s world of debt creation and central bank balance sheet expansion, one asset can still be bought at the same price it was over 40 years ago.

Profitability in Financial Literacy

Profitability in Financial Literacy

Our special interview on Profitability with SHARON LECHTER, entrepreneur, businesswoman, international speaker and CEO of the Pay Your Family First education company, underlines the importance of financial literacy through investing as a tool for creating financial freedom, as Executive Global profile the award-winning co-author of the Rich Dad Poor Dad book series.

FXSpotStream Adds Functionality

FXSpotStream Adds Functionality

After raising capital from its founding banks, FXSpotStream (FSS) has added functionality to support FX Algos and Allocations over its API. Now live with multiple clients, this is the industry’s first multi-bank service FX Algo API and provides access to the entire Algo suite of its Liquidity Providing banks (LPs).

The Everything Bubble!

The Everything Bubble!

We live in an interesting world from all aspects. Whether it be socially, politically, or financially, never before in history has the world been at such divides, nor extremes.

Math and History Point Toward Gold

Math and History Point Toward Gold

Precious metals are increasingly becoming the subject of necessity rather than debate.

The Extinction of Price Stability

The Extinction of Price Stability

After aggressively courting inflation for years, it appears Mr. Powell and his merry band of money printers at the Fed have finally achieved victory. However, they now want to spurn it–happily, in my opinion.

Diversify into Precious Metals

Diversify into Precious Metals

These are confusing times to say the least. On one hand we are being told the United States of America economy has been recovering. On the other hand, the Federal Reserve is still adding $200 Billion a month and the government is proposing trillion-dollar stimulus packages.

The Ecstasy of Gold

The Ecstasy of Gold

Surely, each of us has, or had at some point, paper money in the pocket: $5, $10, $20, $100...But how much is it really worth? We would like to believe that the answer to this question is “as much as it’s written on the banknote”, writes Oliver Taylor.

Evidence-Based Wealth Management

Evidence-Based Wealth Management

Our dedicated interview with PHILIPP OCHSNER, CFO and Elite Wealth Manager at IndexInvestor AG, profiles the Swiss wealth management firm with an investment methodology rooted in scientific evidence, supporting investors to better understand capital markets theory and make better decisions with their money.

Debunking Universal Basic Income

Debunking Universal Basic Income

Trying times are upon us. As economies around the globe came to a sudden halt, exposing the instability of a system many thought infallible, the illusion of order began to crumble.

The Biggest Short

The Biggest Short

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.

AIM: Investment Outlook Q4 2016

AIM: Investment Outlook Q4 2016

The global macroeconomic environment is clearly exhibiting signs of slow growth, given the political uncertainty across many regions.

The Ultimate Margin Call

The Ultimate Margin Call

The financial crisis of 2007-2008 was the work of greed, enabled by the power of credit. It was a groundbreaking event that shook the American, the western and the worldwide economy at its very foundations and though central banks do their best to project an illusion of stability after the collapse has rocked their system, the crisis continues to affect the lives of millions of Americans to this day, writes Oliver Taylor.

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