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AMERICAN PIE IN THE SKY by Nouriel Roubini

AMERICAN PIE IN THE SKY by Nouriel Roubini

  NEW YORK – While the risk of a disorderly crisis in the eurozone is well recognized, a more sanguine view of the United States has prevailed. For the last three years, the consensus has been that the US economy was on the verge of a robust and self-sustaining recovery that would restore above-potential growth. That turned out to be wrong, as a painful process of balance-sheet deleveraging – reflecting excessive private-sector debt, and then its … Read more »

In : Alternative Investments, Asset Management, Business Opportunities - Global Investments

CORONARY CAPITALISM by Kenneth Rogoff

CORONARY CAPITALISM by Kenneth Rogoff

FRANKFURT – A systematic and broad failure of regulation is the elephant in the room when it comes to reforming today’s Western capitalism. Yes, much has been said about the unhealthy political-regulatory-financial dynamic that led to the global economy’s heart attack in 2008 (initiating what Carmen Reinhart and I call “The Second Great Contraction”). But is the problem unique to the financial industry, or does it exemplify a deeper flaw in Western capitalism? Consider the food … Read more »

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Finally, the market went down …

“Too much of a good thing is wonderful”-Mae West Finally, the market went down. Incredible as it seems, even I began to think the markets only went UP Fourteen consecutive pluses for the S&P. Whoda thunk it! Greece? No problem (exccept if you’re German.) Dubai? where is that? Spain,Italy, England? Don’t be a worrywart?And certainly, as long as yours truly remains in a disaster mode, you just KNOW the markets will pretend their is no such thing as bad news and work its way higher. … Read more »

In : Alternative Investments, Family Office and Wealth Management, Hedge Funds

OK So I Sound Like A Broken Record

And what do I sound like a broken record about? Well, it’s my old mantra, “we have learned NOTHING from the past 18 months. But first, a word about the Greeks.  … Read more »

In : Alternative Investments, Family Office and Wealth Management, Hedge Funds, Job & Careers

Focus on Alternative Investments

Focus on Alternative Investments

I Am The Caveman, I Am The Caveman, I Am The Walrus With apologies to the greatest band ever (The Beatles, of course), I punned the above title to remind all of us how we share the commonality of our ancestors and how this all comes back to that source of “frozen desire” as coined by James Buchan, ie MONEY. … Read more »

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