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Understanding your CFO/CEO’s Investment Strategy

by Andrew White  |  November 5, 2019

If you are a chief data officer (CDO, or equivalent) or CIO, you know full well that budgeting is a fraught time: strategies are updated, value propositions explored, and investments...

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Where Would You Put Your $100 (or $5 million) Dollars?

by Andrew White  |  September 22, 2016

I am not a betting man - despite my many opportunities to visit Las Vegas I only ever once played a slot machine (and won, about $5), but I have...

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The Good, The Bad, and the Brexit

by Andrew White  |  August 2, 2016

It is a little over a month since Britain took an historic vote to exit the European Union, or Brexit.  I had the pleasure to visit Britain several times in...

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Which Way is Up? U.S. Interest Rates and the case for 2016

by Andrew White  |  August 3, 2015

So the economists and market watchers are all agog with every twitch and signal from the Fed.  Everyone, even the barber, is on virtual tender hooks concerning when the Fed...

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When China Stops Buying US Treasuries

by Andrew White  |  July 6, 2015

I dutifully read my weekend edition of the Financial Times.  One small column explored one of the most important issues of the day.  It is an issue that is not...

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Demographics and deflation

by Andrew White  |  July 5, 2015

I spied two interesting articles in the US print edition of the Financial Times on July 2nd:   - Sweden cuts interest rate to minus 0.35% over Greece fears - Japan's...

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The Mighty Dollar - What Should We Do?

by Andrew White  |  March 27, 2015

My spider-senses are tingling.  I read this morning this week's Economist article, The Mighty Dollar: Feeling Green, and the hairs on the back of my neck stood up.  At present...

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When Information Alone is Not Enough (to make a decision)

by Andrew White  |  March 26, 2015

The article titled, Interest rates in the euro zone: Savings disgrace (US print edition, last week's Economist) explained nicely and clearly why information alone is often not enough to make decisions....

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Currency Pegging - Size Doesn't Matter - You Knew That

by Andrew White  |  February 4, 2015

There was a small article about a small European country (Denmark) in Tuesday's US print edition of the financial times.  The article was called, "Danes shield currency peg from storm unleashed...

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Economic Minute #5: Interest rates and their impact on corporate investment: all at sea

by Andrew White  |  November 6, 2014

An article in last weeks (October 18-24, 2014) US Print edition of the Economist set off my alarm bells again.  It was titled, “Tight, loose, irrelevant”.  Interest rates do not...

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