As 2016 unfolds, it’s worth looking at some financial predictions from various UK and US experts.
UK and US Financial Predictions For 2016
Will Stock Markets ‘Lift Off’ In 2016
One of the most informative UK financial sites is Citywire Money. In his short video, Gavin Lumsden, Editor of The Lolly, provides his financial predictions with an overview of the world economy and investments markets, with a little help from British astronaut Tim Peake.
Financial Predictions US-Style
If the expression “when the United States sneezes, the World catches a cold” has any truth to it, which it certainly did following the financial crisis of 2008, it’s worth having a quick look at some financial predictions from over the pond. It makes for some scary viewing.
Biggest Stock Market Crash In History Coming In 2016 - Robert Kiyosaki
2016 Predictions Gold, Silver, War and Collapse - Gerald Celente
Why The Crash Of 2016 Will Happen - Thom Hartmann
Whilst the financial predictions above may contain some interesting and poignant observations, it’s probably fair to say they are well buried beneath the ‘shock horror’ style of reporting that Americans seem to love.
If a stockmarket crash is coming, one of the best ways to protect your money is to diversify into other uncorrelated asset classes, such as lending.
The most obvious conclusion to draw from all four videos above and many other financial predictions is that nothing is certain, let alone predictable!
Wishing you a prosperous 2016.
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