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By Jim O'Neill - Jan 15,2023
LONDON — Although it has been almost a decade since I gave up a full-time job in finance, markets, and market oddities, still fascinate me, especially when they send signals that run against a widely held consensus among analysts and investors.
By Jim O'Neill - Jan 09,2023
LONDON — A friend recently forwarded me an e-mail from a client who was bemoaning the state of the United Kingdom and questioning whether it still met the standards of a G-7 country.
By Jim O'Neill - Nov 26,2022
LONDON  —  The 22nd World Cup is under way, but who at the beginning of this century would have thought it might be hosted by tiny Qatar?
By Jim O'Neill - Sep 07,2022
LONDON  —  With Conservative Party members having chosen Foreign Secretary Liz Truss to succeed Boris Johnson as their leader, the United Kingdom will have its third prime minister since voters decided in June 2016 to leave the European Union.
By Jim O'Neill - Jul 12,2022
LONDON  —  The first half of 2022 has been traumatic. Equity markets have suffered one of their worst six-month periods ever. Government bonds are undergoing a rare, significant decline.
By Jim O'Neill - Apr 10,2022
LONDON  —  In 2005, Ben Bernanke, then a governor of the US Federal Reserve (Fed) Board, introduced the idea of a global savings glut to explain why the United States ran persistent current-account deficits.
By Jim O'Neill - Jan 15,2022
LONDON  —  Last month, I identified what I saw as the big issues of 2022, noting that I could not recall a time when there were so many sources of uncertainty, both known and unknown.
By Jim O'Neill - Dec 11,2021
LONDON — With the calendar year drawing to a close, the parlor game of pretending to know what will happen in the next 12 months has begun. Yet when it comes to 2022 (and beyond), I am not sure whether it is worth even pretending.
By Jim O'Neill - Nov 14,2021
LONDON — As all eyes were on the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow this month, there has been ample media coverage of youth protests, high-level diplomacy and new agreements to reduce methane and protect the world’s forests.
By Jim O'Neill - Sep 20,2021
LONDON — Having created the BRIC acronym to capture the collective potential of Brazil, Russia, India, and China to influence the world economy, I now must ask a rather awkward question: When is that influence going to show up?

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