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The Fate of Asset Inflation After COVID
No matter the short-term strategy, Fed accommodation will slow at some point. And when it does one thing seems certain: the longer asset inflation continues, the greater the reverberations across global financial markets will be when monetary policy tightens.
Potential for ECB Surprise Boosts Euro's Appeal
Bloomberg Prophets (2017 Dec 7): Discussion of ECB policy and drivers of the Euro.
With OPEC Meeting Done, Economy Set to Drive Oil
Bloomberg Prophets (2017 Dec 4): Oil prices after Nov 2017 OPEC meeting to be driven by economy and inventory fundamentals. Demand is key.
War of Words Threatens to Upend OPEC Meeting
Bloomberg Prophets (2017 Nov 27): Geopolitical tensions could dash traders’ hopes for an agreement to extend oil production cuts.
Natural Gas Prices Are on a Tear
Bloomberg Prophets (2017 Nov 13): Lows for the year are likely behind us, but the highs may not be.
Cyber Monday 2027: Will my fridge be hunting for its own deals?
November 27, 2017: This article is about the future of e-commerce and the Internet of Things.
Are Record E-Commerce Sales in the Third Quarter Good for Cyber Monday?
November 27, 2017: This is about e-commerce trends, black friday 2017, and long-term economic disruption of retail sales.
Are Skills and Education Really Important to be Robot-Proof?
November 19, 2017: This article is about the importance of skills and education for being robot-proof.
Does the Retail Apocalypse Destroy Jobs?
November 19, 2017: Retail sales, retail job losses, e-commerce, and the upside in wholesale job creation. Supply chain changes and disruption.
With the rise of Bots, are chat apps about to become part of your job?
October 22, 2017: This article is about chatbots and the future of work. Robots in the office toolkit.
Making Sense of Data: The Good, The Bad, and The Big
This article is about big data - and the value you can derive from it! Big data starts with good data. And good data starts with good questions.
Want a career in finance? Soft skills alone won't get you there.
September 19, 2017: This article is about the importance of technical skills, math, and stats.
Free Money for Everyone: The Promise of Universal Basic Income
July 23, 2017: Overview of Universal Basic Income - the good, the bad, and the ugly.
July 16, 2017: What impact will self-driving cars have on the future of work.
July 9, 2017: This article is about building a business content marketing program.
F.A. Hayek's Dreams of Bitcoin
June 3, 2017: Bitcoin is hot and there are theoretical reasons for it.
This article is about using weird tech talk in a way that provides clarification.
Crude Oil Advances to Two-Week High as OPEC Plans Informal Talks
Bloomberg, Aug 7, 2016: Oil rose to a two-week high after OPEC’s president said the group will hold informal talks in Algiers next month and predicted the current bear market would be short lived.
Oil Climbs With Emerging-Market Assets as U.S. Stocks, Yen Fall
Bloomberg: Aug 7, 2016: Oil climbed with emerging-market assets on optimism central-bank stimulus and a strengthening U.S. economy will sustain global growth. American stocks fell.
"The Euro's Parity Party Is on Hold."
Bloomberg Prophets (2017 Jan 18): After a period of decline, the fundamentals backing the euro are suddenly looking up.
Economists React to the July Jobs Report: ‘The U.S. Labor Market Earned a Gold Medal’
Wall Street Journal, Aug 5, 2016: Better hiring could strengthen the case for the Fed to increase its benchmark rate this year
Trend pointing toward greater miles driven and gasoline demand.
Trump Euphoria Turns to Market Frustration
Fiscal Challenges weigh on Equities.
Oil market déjà vu sets in as OPEC plans ‘informal’ meeting
Market Watch, Aug 8, 2016: Traders can’t shake off a sense of déjà vu following an oil futures rally Monday that appeared to be inspired by major producing countries’ plans to discuss ways to stabilize the market.
Oil's Surge Is Mainly About Demand, Not OPEC
The next move in the price of crude will probably hinge on U.S. consumers and the global economy.
Euro Bulls Need to Show a Little Patience
There is less downside risk to the euro-zone economy than the U.S. economy.
IMF's Rosy Outlook Contains a Caveat for Investors
The report suggests the economic growth outlook, commodity prices and equity markets are all at risk of dropping.
Trade Tensions Are Already Hitting Industrial-Metal Prices
Tit-for-tat sanctions by the U.S. and China threaten global growth.