April 18, 2017 — Global economic growth may be trending upward, but don’t lose track of these seven heightened geopolitical risks that can generate both risks and opportunities for investors.
By any measure, this was an unusual and highly contentious election cycle with more twists and turns than an episode of ABC’s Scandal.
As we turned to celebrate Thanksgiving, a holiday based on the ideals of compromise and cooperation, the 12-member bipartisan “Super Committee” failed to reach agreement on how to help solve our country’s looming fiscal crisis. With both parties focused on winning next year’s Presidential election, there was little incentive for an honest effort at making progress now. Though expected by most, the Super Committee’s failure still offers cause for serious concern.