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One Ordinary Day in Global Trade

Global Trade – what does that look like? Bloomberg deployed reporters around the world to capture «routine but revealing moments in these unsettled economic times». The taste of French wine, challenged by tariffs. Nigerian kids who can no longer go to school. A Chinese wedding in Sydney.

From Weekly Filet #288, in May 2020.

Global Risks Report 2020

The World Economic Forum has released its latest report on global risks. For the first time in 15 years, one risk category occupies all five of the top spots in terms of likelihood: climate change. I’m linking to the preface which gives a nice overview, but the report is worth digging deeper, into specific topics and visualisations.

From Weekly Filet #285, in March 2020.

10 Years After the Crisis

A very good, chart driven summary of where we stand, ten years after the financial crisis: what’s changed; what’s mostly the same; areas to watch. Contains what I’ve added to my list of favourite quotes: «People aren’t going to be that stupid again. So they find another way to be stupid.»

From Weekly Filet #268, in March 2018.
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