The Rise of A New Asset Class, Part 2 Unrealistic Expectations The Boomers Break the Deal A Nation of Wal-Mart Greeters Weddings and 08-08-08 Last week's letter was the first part of a speech I have been giving on what I think will be the rise of a new asset class. This week will be the second and...
Thoughts From The Frontline
Filed under: Filed under: Social Security, Baby Boomers, GDP, Economic Forecast, Geopolitics, Stratfor, Muddle Through, George Friedman, Valuations, Georgia, Soviet Union
As we begin the new quarter, now is an excellent time to take stock of your basic investment thesis. Ask yourself if your allocations still reflect what you think the world is going to look like over the next several months. And as part of that process, I'm here to tell you that making "financial"...
IN THIS ISSUE: 1. Revisiting Stratfor's Previous Forecast 2. Stratfor's Latest Economic Outlook 3. Recession, Maybe - But No Depression 4. My Analysis And Conclusions Introduction There is a growing chorus that we are already in a full-blown recession, even though we'll have to wait several...
Forecasts & Trends
Gary D. Halbert
Filed under: Filed under: Presidential Race, Gary D. Halbert, Economic Forecast, Recession, Inflation, Politics, Deficit, Depression, Oil, Stratfor, Interest Rates
Introduction This week we look at how politics and geopolitical events can affect our investments. We look at a decade-long forecast from one of my favorite information services: Stratfor.com. I change my view on the euro, talk about a possible Chinese recession and look at uncomfortable analogies between...