2018 Midyear Global Outlook
What’s in store for the second half of 2018? Get the Ivy Investments team’s views in our Global Midyear Outlook.
For years, China has been the world’s biggest importer of used plastic, buying 106 million tons of old bags, bottles, wrappers and containers annually, according to Bloomberg. So last year, when the country announced it would cease buying the world’s trash, other governments knew they had a problem, but were unsure how big of a problem.
Investors focused on short-term issues may be missing a larger picture. We believe emerging markets – while volatile at times – will continue to offer potential opportunities in the foreseeable future.
While bullish trends continue to emerge -- a positive first quarter earnings season and GDP predictions at 3%+ -- market disruptions are causing headaches.
We believe Japanese small cap equities are far less exposed to shaky global trade dynamics and currency fluctuations than their large cap counterparts. Take a look at our top-five reasons that make them a compelling addition to an international small cap portfolio.
A new Colorado media startup using blockchain to move away from the ad-based media model and reward journalists for the quality of their work could revolutionize the news industry, reports CNBC.
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