March 21, 2017

The Greed/Reality Disconnect

This week I am focusing on financial markets as disconnects are growing. As I departed from the US this […]
February 27, 2017

Something shifting in Asia

I am checking in from the road in Hong Kong. Things are changing quickly in Asia now. As […]
February 7, 2017

“The Die is Cast”

“The Die is Cast”: Trump and the Transformation of America Monthly Report – January 2017 On January 10th, 49 […]
January 17, 2017

Davos as a Contrary Indicator?

Over the weekend, I saw an amusing comment from American economist Ken Rogoff about the World Economic Forum, […]
January 11, 2017

10 Surprises for 2017

In the 1990s I worked at Morgan Stanley. In fact, I did my training in and around their […]
January 11, 2017

Storm in Economic Forecasting

Bank of England chief economist Andy Haldane spoke this week of a crisis in economic forecasting: [Subscription […]
November 5, 2016

Final episode of Election 2016

Benjamin J Butler: I invited my friend and new advisor to the Emerging Future Institute, Alexander Shulgin, to […]
June 24, 2016

UK Independence Day — or Mass Suicide?

Many of my British friends today have awoken to huge news today: the people of the United Kingdom […]
June 14, 2016

“BeLeave in Britain” : EU in Chaos 2

Since I sent my last public blog on “Brussels, Bombs and Brexit” in March things have largely evolved […]
April 4, 2016

Financial Market Futurism

I am going to attempt to start explaining some of my deeper philosophies about financial markets in the […]


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