Jeremy Grantham

Jeremy Grantham the head of GMO is known for his quarterly essays to investors. Unlike other fund managers who letters to investors dont contain the usual postdictive crap and what has just happened but rather look at the big picture of what is happening in the world. Sitting in a Panera in Boston’s financial district…

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Jeremy Grantham

Jeremy Grantham the head of GMO is known for his quarterly essays to investors. Unlike other fund managers who letters to investors dont contain the usual postdictive crap and what has just happened but rather look at the big picture of what is happening in the world. Sitting in a Panera in Boston’s financial district…

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Are We Broke Yet?

With the Yanks taking a leaf  out of the Robert Mugabe school of economics and demonstrating an inability to master simple household economics I found this neat little graphic regarding each countries rating. Although given the quality of ratings agencies I am not certain I would place too much faith in it. From  Reuters

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Are We Broke Yet?

With the Yanks taking a leaf  out of the Robert Mugabe school of economics and demonstrating an inability to master simple household economics I found this neat little graphic regarding each countries rating. Although given the quality of ratings agencies I am not certain I would place too much faith in it. From  Reuters

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Population

Whilst this little graphic represents Europe it could be any Western nation. Of particular note is the dramatic shrinkage in the working age population. While the problems of population aging for Europe’s generation-contract-based pension systems are now slowly becoming public knowledge, the consequences for overall economic growth and technical innovation are still widely ignored. With…

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