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A New World Order

by on December 03, 2015

Posted by: Matthias Paul Kuhlmey http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/new-world-order The world of finance has become nothing short of a centrally planned game, with policymakers driving asset markets as well as currencies. What Treasury Secretary John Connally casually noted in a 1971 G-10 meeting—that “the dollar is our currency, but your problem”—seems to have become the “go-to” strategy of […]

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Hangin' With the Rich Kids

by on May 22, 2015

Posted by: Matthias Paul Kuhlmey http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/hangin-rich-kids Growing up in a rather standard middle-class family never made me ponder the social divides in the world. In fact, the rich did not seem to be so much different, which in my case could have been attributed to the German “northern charm” (dedicated modesty, regardless of status). More […]

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Sugar Rush Intermission

by on November 06, 2014

Posted by: Matthias Paul Kuhlmey As featured on WealthManagement.com: http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/sugar-rush-intermission Have we seen the final curtain? Last week, U.S. policymakers ended the much-debated and controversial era of open-ended Quantitative Easing (QE); the once $85 billion of monthly asset purchases is now a thing of the past. Whereas the Fed balance sheet will stay large for […]

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Pump Up The Vol

by on October 16, 2014

Posted by: Matthias Paul Kuhlmey As featured on WealthManagement.com:  http://wealthmanagement.com/viewpoints/pump-vol Recently, I was accused that my blogs have a somewhat “bearish undertone.” Whereas a defensive argument could be crafted, it is more important to report on facts and discontinue most of the economic illusion populated by mainstream media. Last week’s sharp increase in “vol” (or volatility, […]

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