In his article The Forecasting Season Jim Parker from Dimensional reminds us to take the various forecasts and predication that will appear in the media with a grain of salt.
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In the November 2013 edition of Market Update the key take outs include: Last month global economic data returned mixed results, with Chinese growth showing signs of stabilising and the US continuing its drawn out recovery. In the US, political game playing reached a new high, which resulted in the partial ‘shutdown’ of the US Government. The […]
If you think we have been here before you are right, back in mid 2011, when the House of Reps (Republicans) and President (Democrats) played political chicken over the debt ceiling. One side (D) wanted to raise taxes, the other (R) didn’t and instead wanted to cut government services. The result of which saw equity markets fall and […]
The one certainty in life is that we all have to die one day – given the choice though, we would rather pass away peacefully at home, surrounded by loved ones, rather than being kept alive for years as a “vegetable”. The medical profession can maintain “life”, but what quality of survival do we have […]