Support Intelligent, In-Depth, Trustworthy Journalism.
Vikram Mansharamani is a lecturer at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. He is also the author of “Boombustology: Spotting Financial Bubbles Before They Burst” and is a regular commentator in the financial and business media.
We need to look beyond today’s headlines and think about how the world might unfold.
With the start of the new year, here are 18 predictions of what big trends and events over the next five years.
August was another month during which asset markets continued to brush off the seemingly ubiquitous geopolitical and other risks facing the global economy. Many markets hit new highs, and virtually every downdraft was met with a wall of buyers eager…
The world seems to be precariously balanced on the edge, with instability lurking in almost every region of the globe, but financial markets seem not to care.
Jack Bogle, founder and retired CEO of The Vanguard Group, has had an absolutely enormous impact on the world of investing. He's also a philanthropic man who has helped scores of people with his generosity.
The rapidly rising price of bitcoin is leading many to question if the digital currency’s boom is about to bust.
A rapidly growing global middle class is generating rising demand for refrigerators, computers, air conditioners and smartphones. And thanks to globalization and trade, these power-hungry goods are accessible. But what happens if the backlash against free trade grows?…
Radical uncertainty abounds, conflicting realities are everywhere, and seemingly structural trends appear to have reversed on a dime.
Shifting diets toward fish has the potential to meaningfully reduce the growing pressures on the global food system.
Like with all great booms, there are unexpected consequences.
Support Provided By:
Subscribe to Here’s the Deal, our politics newsletter for analysis you won’t find anywhere else.
Thank you. Please check your inbox to confirm.