SNS: 10 Global Economic Trends Off The Mainstream Radar

2015-05-06

Volume 18, Issue 17
Week of May 4, 2015

In This Issue
Feature: 10 Global Economic Trends Off The Mainstream Radar
Quotes of the Week
Upgrades and Numbers

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Last week, we looked at technology trends that were important, and likely off the radar of SNS members; this week, we are going to do the same with the economy. At SNS, we have developed a bit of a mantra over the years. It goes like this: “Technology drives the global economy, and Intellectual Properties are its assets.” As the author of the Flow Economics Theory, I also often talk about the necessity of watching flows rather than static balance sheets in order to make accurate economic predictions.

Just understanding these two ideas will put any member light years ahead of “trained economists” in having a clear view of how money is made and lost, and nations enriched or hollowed out, during this post-Information Age. With this in mind, here are 10 economic trends I am currently following, which are (mostly) off the mainstream radar.

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