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Book Bits | 25 May 2019

● A Brief History of Doom: Two Hundred Years of Financial Crises By Richard VagueSummary via publisher (University of Pennsylvania Press) Financial crises happen time and again in post-industrial economies—and they are extraordinarily damaging. Building on insights gleaned from many years of wo ...

May’s Resignation means Brexit is Back to Square One

One word perfectly sums up the events of this week. Disappointing.  For some it began with the uninspiring conclusion of Game of Thrones, long-term stock investors grimaced at the lack of progress with the US-China trade war, and FX traders will see the British pound remain in limbo after Prime Mi ...

Why Retailers Are Hiring Chief Supply Chain Officers

Macy’s and Walgreens recently announced the hiring of their first-ever chief supply chain officers in April. Clearly, our March newsletter discussing the importance of supply chain innovation must have resonated with them (kidding). GET the 54-page retail TRENDS report Download the free ...

On The Rise: Virtual Luxury Goods

Earlier this year we released our Luxury Trends in 2019 report with lots of goodies that you can access here. In case you missed it — or worse, decided not to read it — we predicted that virtual luxury goods would be on the rise. GET the 50-page Luxury TRENDS report Download the free r ...

Global markets: Five events to watch this week

It seems that so much happens in a given week these days. However, this week could be particularly momentous as we start to get answers on some key questions that have implications for global markets. Here are five events to watch: European parliamentary elections Elections will occur this week ...

F|T: The FinTech Times – From crypto winter to crypto weirder

Welcome to the FinTech Times, a weekly newsletter covering the biggest FinTech news from around the globe. If you want to read F|T before anyone else, make sure to subscribe using the form at the bottom of this page. Portag3 Ventures creates senior advisory group to help build global FinTech busi ...

Risk Aversion Dominates as Huawei Situation Intensifies

**Reminder to sign up for OANDA’s Live Market Analysis Webinar on Tuesday, May 21st at 7:30 am ET.  Senior Market Analyst Ed Moya will discuss key themes impacting financial markets and provide real-time analysis. Register Here The Chinese-US trade war intensified on Monday as Huawei’s suppl ...

The Week Ahead featuring the Battle for 7.0

The strategic objective is to integrate China into the world economy.  The liberal international solution was trade, investment flows, and cultural exchanges.  The rise of nationalism and China's own willingness to flaunt the international rules are defeating the strategy.   President Trump ma ...

Book Bits | 18 May 2019

● The Theft of a Decade: How the Baby Boomers Stole the Millennials’ Economic Future By Joseph C. SternbergQ&A with WBUR.org A new book by Wall Street Journal writer Joseph C. Sternberg argues the economic practices of the baby boomers are imperiling the economic security of their children. The ...

5 from 5i: Bitcoin has doubled but its not gold 2.0

Weekly stock market update & five stock related articles we thought were a must-read this week ...