Populism and Washington dysfunction are two key risks for markets in 2017, and last week was an important one for both.
Given 2016’s sharp turns in both the ﬁnancial markets and the political cycle, we believe the world is on the cusp of some important transitions.
The previous year was rife with global political surprises, as politics are now increasingly a place for the “have nots” to wage war on the “haves.”
From Brexit to the election of Donald Trump, 2016 was a year of unexpected outcomes.
After what occurred in 2016, many forecasters are probably considering a new profession.