Things That Make You Go HMMM

A Walk Around The Fringes Of Finance

Grant Williams, Things that make you go HmmmMuch to his chagrin, Grant Williams has reached 30 years in finance.

Over that period, he has held senior positions at a number of investment banks and brokers in locations as diverse as London, Tokyo, New York, Hong Kong, Sydney and Singapore.

Grant is portfolio and strategy advisor to Vulpes Investment Management in Singapore and also one of the founders of Real Vision Television — an online, on-demand finance channel showcasing the brightest minds in finance.

A regular speaker at investment conferences across the globe, Grant blends history and humour with keen financial insight to produce unique presentations which have been enthusiastically received by audiences everywhere.

From humble beginnings in 2009, Things That Make You Go Hmmm... has grown to become one of the most popular and widely-read financial publications in the world.

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Remember what happened to Japan? GDP slowed dramatically and government debt had to increase to make up the shortfall.

The same thing will necessarily happen in Europe and, while Europe is more open than Japan to immigration—the only realistic antidote given the time-frame—recent events are making that solution increasingly problematic.

Meanwhile, in the US, the country finds itself at a tipping point as a wall of Baby Boomers begin to turn 65, a phenomenon which will continue incessantly for the next 13 years.

The average retirement age in the United States is 62 and we find ourselves at an interesting moment in time in 2017 as the average boomer reaches the average retirement age.

Ladies and gentlemen, the rubber has officially met the road exactly when predicted... Read more