Author Archive for: Calvin Richardson

Entries by Calvin Richardson

History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme

There is a powerful maxim best suited to the current predicament faced by markets, and that is, there are decades where nothing happens, and there are weeks where decades happen. The advent of 2020 has brought with it unprecedented volatility, with markets whipsawing erratically and appearing to have detached completely from the underlying fundamentals. No […]

The rise of right-wing populism and the impact on global markets

Last year marked the ten-year anniversary since the Global Financial Crisis (GFC), and while the global economy and our financial institutions have recovered, the same cannot be said for our democratic institutions. In a post-GFC world, liberal democracies have encountered a popular revolt from disenchanted voters expressing their resentment towards the economic systems and cultures […]

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