Economics 101 – Deflation

360,000 people are born worldwide every day. Each life will need food, shelter, water, and an education. The net effect has to be growth over the longterm, this is good. In the short term the value of money or a currency can change due to political, financial, and even social reasons and this can be disastrous. Inflation, deflation, disinflation, stagflation, …

Panama

A giant leak of more than 11.5 million financial and legal records of an offshore law firm called Mossack Fonseca exposes a system that enables crime, corruption and wrongdoing, hidden by secretive offshore companies. Mossack Fonseca is a Panama-based law firm whose services include incorporating companies in offshore jurisdictions such as the British Virgin Islands. It administers offshore firms for …

US creates 215,000 jobs in March

SATURDAY 02.04.2016 The US economy added 215,000 jobs in March, while the unemployment rate rises to 5% from 4.9%. Source: US creates 215,000 jobs in March – BBC News What does this mean to you? Often US economic data moves markets and has an impact on your investments. Are you a buy and hold investor or is your portfolio actively managed? …