January, 2017 Archives


Larry Fink’s Annual Letter to CEOs.

by admin in Global Economy

Each year Larry Find, CEO of Blackrock, writes an annual letter to CEOs.  One of his main points is that many assumptions have been upended over the past 12 months.  For instance assumptions of sustained low inflation and an expectation for continued globalization.  The root of these changes, according to Fink, is a growing backlash against globalization and technological change.  Here is a link to the letter:  https://www.blackrock.com/corporate/en-us/investor-relations/larry-fink-ceo-letter



Outlook 2017 – Gauging Market Milestones

by admin in News

It’s been a while since I or any of my contributors posted on this site.  Sometimes life just happens.  It is our goal to post more in the coming year.  We are entering a new era in the global political economy.  The world political economy is undergoing significant structural shifts.  In this post we want to focus on the outlook for global capital markets by LPL Financial’s Research Department.