How Stock Market Performance Responds to Social Unrest

While investors are right when they express concern that stock market performance reacts to social unrest, the response varies.

How Patents Create Vaccine Tradeoffs

To be sure that vaccine markets travel from the developed nations to developing economies, we might have to accept some costly tradeoffs.

What Refrigerators Can Tell Us About Global Markets

In refrigerators in developing nations, we can see the impact of affluence on their diet and on supply and demand that will change worldwide food prices.

GDP: Where is the World Economy Going?

Yesterday, the UN published a preview of its world economic outlook. While projections are always debatable, their graphs provide a snapshot of key economic issues. GDP Outlook: Oil Prices: Grain Prices:   These projections and comments from a Société Générale Report…