I am back in London and trying to sum-up the last day of Davos and maybe Davos overall. My theme is Buckingham Palace as all roads in the United Kingdom seem to lead to Buckingham Palace and Queen Elizabeth II generates such positive global acclaim due to her ability to listen and respond in a cool, measured fashion to all of the… Read More
Friday was another interesting day with perspectives on many issues of importance.
We saw a powerful speech from U. S. Secretary of State John Kerry on the importance of everyone coming together to forcefully combat terrorism, starting with ISIS (consistently called DASH at Davos). He used World War II as an example of the focus and determination that the world would likely require… Read More
Today was the day of easy money. In addition to the ECB announcing the Eurozone’s first stab at quantitative easing, I was able to join some interesting discussions regarding the world’s current monetary easing policies and when and how they might end. Although there were differing views of when the U. S. is likely to raise interest rates, the consensus view was… Read More
Hello again. Before I head to bed, I want to share with you my perspective on the day today. Having had the pleasure of bumping into some old friends that I hadn’t known would be here in Davos, I had to really think twice to make sure that I didn’t say hello to two familiar faces as we passed each other in… Read More
Here we are again in Davos for the 2015 edition of the World Economic Forum. Who would have guessed that the Governor of the Swiss Central Bank would have upstaged events by removing the Swiss Franc’s ceiling against the Euro? Maybe the whole event will be an anti-climax? I tend to doubt it. And besides, who will read our blogs if we… Read More