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Author Archives: Tom Sanderson

Moving Forward: Economic Surprises

In this video, Cathie Wood of ARK Invest discusses the surprises that may lay ahead in the following categories: auto sales, business inventories, commodity markets, employment, inflation,  innovation and rate of money supply.

Bright Future for Hedge Funds?

Where are hedge funds headed now?  How has COVID-19 impacted their movements and strategies?  Here we take a look at some of the recent news. In June it seemed like the stock markets were engaged in a positive trend.  The S&P 500 registered a 2.33 percent performance, making its fifth consecutive month of profits. According… Continue Reading

Next Step for The Economy

There have been a lot of ups and downs economically, psychologically and physically as we witness and participate in the evolving of the coronavirus pandemic.  Here, we take a look at what some people are saying. Founder and CEO of LaSalle, Tom Gimbel said: “This economy isn’t coming back. It is back. [The first signs… Continue Reading

COVID 19: Where is the Global Economy Headed?

As we all know, the entertainment and hospitality industry  suffered the biggest blow with the coronavirus pandemic.  A recent UNCTAD Report (presented in conjunction with UNWTO) has put the figure of financial loss with the international tourism sector at adding over $4trillion to the worldwide GDP for 2020 and 2021. It’s not just tourism but… Continue Reading

Emerging Post-Coronavirus Investment Sectors: Diamonds

One of the impacts of COVID-19 was investors altering their usual investment behavioral patterns. One of the emerging investment industries during this time was fine jewelry, in particular, diamonds. Even before the coronavirus outbreak, business investor Mozes Victor Konig believed that diamonds made a sound investment choice.  He said: “The first thing I learned in… Continue Reading

Checkers and Rally’s Restaurants

When the pandemic began in 2020, restaurants were in the industry most hardest hit from beginning to end.  Some of them shuttered immediately, others tried to weather the storm but then there was a third category that managed to make lemonade out of lemons.  They were the ones who were able to turn their entire… Continue Reading

Global Inflation

Inflation has spiraled everywhere.  According to Andrei Belousov, Russia’s First Deputy Prime Minister, there are various reasons for this: a dwindling monetary policy and reduced cross-border capital flows.  He said: “The inflation wave has affected the world’s economy quite unexpectedly. We know inflation in the US is unprecedentedly high, over 4%. An inflation wave starts… Continue Reading

Igniting the Biotech Industry

Regulators in America recently approved a Biogen Inc drug to treat Alzheimer’s disease. This could bolster interest in biotech and pharmaceutical investments that have seen the depletion of market in 2021. Businessman and investor Mozes Konig – who in the past dealt with some issues with Interpol which are now behind him – has long… Continue Reading