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What defines the new ‘economic normal”?

What defines the new ‘economic normal”?

In a recent post, I wrote “the old virile economic model is sputtering having gone flabby with too years imbibing on fat and sweeteners like foreign workers and overly business friendly policies. It is barely even reaching half the “new normal” of 3% GDP growth.” A FB friend commented “Adjusting... 

Gold, Oil, Fed & Investment Outlook

Gold, Oil, Fed & Investment Outlook

A quick glance at goldprice.org  May chart told of spot gold took a hammering of 6.4%, tumbling from its month beginning peak daily close of US$1,294  per oz to ending at US$1,211. TD Securities called the slide an overdue “correction” and “profit-taking”, not something more ominous. [ LINK ]. As the annual average... 

GIC and Temasek take little risk with our CPF and reserves?

GIC and Temasek take little risk with our CPF and reserves?

Recently came across this December 2014 Bloomberg article: “Since then, GIC has moved away from the endowment model of strategic asset allocation it had followed for a decade. In the process, it’s become one of the world’s most aggressive sovereign wealth funds.” According to Investopedia, an aggressive investment strategy... 

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