Saxo Bank’s Outrageous Predictions are great fun, but the reality is 2024 is going to be about Elections, Oil and Energy Prices, Conflict and how China plays these three forces. China will dominate 2024 – for all the wrong reasons.
The Gods of Chaos have brought together an alliance to bring down the West. If its not the weather, it will be Russia, Gas prices, the Middle East and Oil, or maybe the prime global commodity – Chips – is the next thing they will target. I'm staying long Gold.
Markets have not sold off on renewed Middle East conflict, but the geopolitical faultlines are being reinforced as it become clear this is war the US and Israel are fated never to win.
Reverse Big Bang is coming, rising Political and Geopolitical tension, and Higher Energy Costs… Anyone for the last few choc ice?
There is a crisis brewing – things are likely to get worse before they get better on the back of Political Dither, a Reverse Big Bang in the City of London, and the Escalation of the Middle East crisis threatens higher energy costs and inflation!
What does the Rugby World Cup tell us about markets? Expect the unexpected? Ignore nothing and don’t bet on favourites? Perhaps.. As the geopolitical threats pile upon each other, it’s time for caution. Forwards win games, but backs stop it being lost!
Events in Israel have been shocking. Its deliberate – Iran fermenting conflict to support its goal of Arab hegemony. It puts Saudi in an impossible position – and could move it closer to Russia and thus higher oil prices. Interesting times indeed. Hard Hats close.
The Rugby World Cup is a reminder of all that is good, exciting and honest about 30 folk beating the crap out of each other. Enjoy the frenetic mayhem! Meanwhile, what is John Authers trying to tell us. And where are we this 9/11?
Jackson Hole, BRICS, Inflation, Bond Yields, the Dollar, AI and so many more things to worry about – but what does it really boil down to? Who will be trading with who, and what will be driving growth?
Lots of conflicting signals in markets, but what does it all mean? It largely boils down to inflation – to understand it we have to think beyond conventional economics and address the causes and reality, rather than punishing the economy!
The Hornet in the Bedroom Moment makes everything feel much, much worse… but its bad enough already.
Are current markets turning into a bad dream? There are so many reasons to be fearful, but giving into our terrors shows how driven by bias we are. A Hornet in the Bedroom Moment can make everything look bad. The reality is… probably not as bad as it looks!