Exploring the future of investment with the thoughts of today
With few things certain in life, we enter the new decade with a year of significant transition for a number of governments and institutions. A trawl through economist research across sell-side broker houses reveals a balance of glass half full and half empty views on the outlook for 2020. However, we sit in the cautiously optimistic camp, and see opportunity ahead for decent equity market returns.
We know about the cow burps, the coal burning and the constant bulldozing of the Amazon rainforest. Yet one cause of global warming has hitherto escaped mainstream attention: pointless finger-pointing. The physics is simple: hand-waving agitates air molecules, which makes them heat up. And recent years have seen eddies and turbulence aplenty added to our already beleaguered atmosphere from furious fists and indicting index fingers.