Category: Global Trends

Global Trends
Chris MacIntosh

Don’t Cry For Me…

Due to the increasingly marxist policies of the current government, the South African economy looks set for destruction. We’ve produced an “explainer” on the situation, detailing what South Africans (and anyone in similar circumstances) can do to prepare themselves for the inevitable.

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Global Trends
Chris MacIntosh

Let’s Play Make-Believe

Today’s article comes from our head trader, Brad. If you missed his last article on South Africa go check it out here. Actually, on that note, Brad and I have something special to share with subscribers in the next few days. To learn more, put down your beer and sign up

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Global Trends
Chris MacIntosh

The Black Plague And Nuclear Energy

I wanted to share an article with you today because it explains so darn well how investment markets work… and yet it has nothing ostensibly to do with investment markets. The original can be found here. The black plague, also known as the black death, is a disease caused by

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Skin In The Game

When last did you really need help from complete strangers? Last week my wife, daughter, and a friend headed down to the beach to ride the horses (yup, the same ones I wrote about here). To get to the beach from where the hay-burners are kept is about a kilometre

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It’s Coming… Resource Nationalism

Early 2012 Argentina’s oil industry was controlled by Repsol, the Spanish energy giant, through YPF, its local subsidiary. By the end of the year, this was no longer the case. By then President Cristina Fernandez Kirchner’s leftist government had nationalised the oil sector, stealing YPF with the stroke of a

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