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What makes some countries rich and others poor?

What makes some countries rich and others poor?

What makes some countries rich and others poor? Why are most European countries so developed and most African can’t get out of poverty? Is it all decided by geography? If that was the case why are some countries with good climate and abundant natural resources still poor? What stops countries making the jump to a better future?

How to Win in a Perfectly Competitive Market?

How to Win in a Perfectly Competitive Market?

How do we differentiate from others in a world where access to information is no longer an advantage? I work in the financial markets where information has always been the key to success. Yet, in the modern age, with the democratization of information, is it still the...

What You Should Know About Investing in Gold

What You Should Know About Investing in Gold

Gold has become (again) one of the favourite investments for many investors, including some financial gurus like Ray Dalio. Below are a few things you should know about gold if you are considering investing in it. Buy gold if you think the world is heading towards...

Negative interest rates – does it make sense?

Negative interest rates – does it make sense?

Imagine you take a loan in a bank and you can pay back less than your initial amount (and without interest). Impossible? Not exactly — such phenomena is already in financial markets nowadays and is called negative interest rates. Right now it is already common in...

Thoughts on the global economy

Thoughts on the global economy

Are we heading into a much more challenging investment environment? Expected returns from most asset classes are at a record low. And it happens at the time when everything suggests volatility is very likely to pick up. Should we accept much less attractive...