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Global Macro Outlook November 2017

Electric Rain: Macro Opportunities from the EV Revolution Ten months into the year, the macroeconomic landscape remains broadly the same: Developed Market Equities continue to grind upwards despite valuations remaining high. Traders and investors continue to crowd into momentum-based trades. Volatility remains at historically-low levels and longer dated yields are stuck in a tight trading […]

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WFYI welcomes new member organisation!

We are delighted to welcome the Finnish Young Shareholder Society to our community! The Finnish society (Nuoret Osakesäästäjät) is newly established (2017) but already has more than a 1000 members. They work to education people under the age of 30 in personal finance including investing in stocks and funds. They society is part of the […]

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Global Macro Outlook October 2017

Betting the Ranch: An Opportunity in Soft Commodities September has been a tremendously interesting month for global capital markets: it saw the onset of two historically-unprecedented hurricanes hitting the United States, a 7.1 magnitude earthquake in Mexico, and profound geopolitical threats arising out of the turmoil between President Trump and North Korea. Despite a physical […]

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Global Macro Outlook September 2017

The Great Reversion: Returning to Economic Reality In this month’s edition of the Global Macro Outlook, we will look at two unique divergences between the economic hard data and general market sentiment. Building on those themes, we will see how we can translate these macro data trends into actionable trade ideas for the private trader […]

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OECD INFE International Survey of Adult Financial Literacy Competences

In the past years the OECD International Network on Financial Education (OECD/INFE) conveyed a global survey set to measure and compare financial literacy of world‘s adult population. This unprecedented exercise provided countries with useful insights and data alowing to see how their adult population rank among other countries. In total, 51,650 adults aged 18 to […]

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Global Macro Outlook August 2017

Engines of Growth: Global Macro Opportunities in Asia In the last edition of the Global Macro Outlook, we looked at central banking policy in the United States and how that would affect general asset classes like equities, bonds and currencies. In this month’s release, we shift our attention to some of the more interesting developments […]

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Global Macro Outlook July 2017

Taper Tantrums: Shrinking the Fed’s Balance Sheet A major theme that has dominated Global Markets in the past month is the notion of the U.S. Federal Reserve trimming its balance sheet going into the second half of the year. As we closely examine speeches from the Federal Reserve at the end of June, it could […]

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Global Macro Outlook June

Hidden Cracks: A Market Primed for Volatility Spikes The month of May has proven to be an interesting month for Global Markets; on the 17th of May, the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) spiked 46% on news of Trump’s entanglements with Russia. On concerns over Trump’s continued ability to enact meaningful tax and regulatory reform, the […]

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Global Macro Outlook May 2017

In our previous Global Macro Outlook, we discussed how the market is anticipating a broad-based recovery on the heels of Trump’s fiscal stimulus, and how that “Reflationary Trade” may not actually be feasible, given the hard data. Given the recent spate of economic releases in the month of March, we might be seeing further confirmations […]

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New Member Organisation in Tanzania and Zanzibar

World Federation of Young Investors is very happy to welcome its newest member organisation. Forum for Young Investors of Tanzania is a National Umbrella Forum of the Tanzania Social Support Foundation that is purposely dedicated to empowering, promoting and encouraging the Young Individual Investors, youth-led Business Companies, youth-led Cooperatives, youth-led Entrepreneurships, youth-led Commercial Firms, Young […]

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