Interesting Articles

Interesting Articles

Sugar addiction – breaking the cycle

We all have an addiction to sweet-tasting dopamine-producing sugary treats.  But the trend of increasing sugar consumption is rendered unsustainable by the alarming rising rates of ‘diabesity’.  In this report, we’ll explore the bittersweet mix of opportunities.

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An unusual couple of centuries

It should perhaps be no surprise that for much of recorded history the largest populations on Earth made the largest contribution to economic activity.

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Balancing Europe

Europe would generally seem to be a success story. More than seventy years of peace in the Confederation is an unprecedented accomplishment in its own right. Like many things however, success takes on different meanings around this most multivariate of continents. 

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A Visit To China

China Trip – Spring 2014

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Illusions Of Comfort

Uniform mediocrity… Or how Australia's 'Great Complacency' will come back to haunt it

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Evolution by Design

Print me a Stradivarius; The Printed World; Popular Delusions

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Popular Delusions and the Big Short

The following articles explore some of the fragilities underlying the global investment scenario and look at some difficult but constructive options to secure the future.

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Possible Futures and Keeping Faith With Stocks

Two articles, kindly supplied through Credit Suisse, emphasise the returns that equities, bonds and cash have offered over the last 108 years! 

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Tyranny of Tradition

Long Time Coming – The Prospects for Democracy in China; The Myth of the Authoritarian Model – How Putin’s Crackdown Holds Russia Back

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