2018 Annual Wrap Up – Equity Overview & Rambus Chartology

This coming week we continue our publication of the 2018 Annual Wrap Up with the Equity Overview, including the new Rambus Blockbuster Chartology. Make sure to check out the financial charts on our 2018 Annual Wrap Up web presentation as well as the Chartology when it is posted on Thursday.

After a review of the performance and top stories of the financial markets in 2018, I will review our four scenarios developed for strategic planning in "2019: Get Ready, Get Ready, Get Ready."

Next, I will cover the trends likely to impact investors over the next twelve months:

Caveat Emptor: Investors in US Treasury, US mortgage securities and defense contractors
FASAB 56 & Green New Deal: Is piratization being engineered through obscure accounting and environmental policies?
FASAB 56: Do we need to be concerned about mercenary armies?
The Jedi Contract, the Divorce and the Play to Control Amazon
The Global 2.0-3.0 divergence
European Risks: Brexit, Italy and the Push for an EU Military
Asian Risks: China Slowdown, Trade Wars and US Dollar Bear Trap
The National Security State: War Without End
Covergence: Will Global Markets Equities Converge with the US?
The Musical Game of Chairs in the Bond and Derivatives Market
Peak Everything: Back to Basics
Tech & Space IPOS
ESG & Investor Activism
Bright Spots

“Caveat emptor (Let the buyer beware)” ~ The Ancient Rule

By Catherine Austin Fitts

This coming week we continue our publication of the 2018 Annual Wrap Up with the Equity Overview, including the new Rambus Blockbuster Chartology. Make sure to check out the financial charts on our 2018 Annual Wrap Up web presentation as well as the Chartology when it is posted on Thursday.

After a review of the performance and top stories of the financial markets in 2018, I will review our four scenarios developed for strategic planning in “2019: Get Ready, Get Ready, Get Ready.”

Next, I will cover the trends likely to impact investors over the next 12 months:

  • Caveat Emptor: US Treasuries, US mortgage securities and defense contractors
  • FASAB 56 & Green New Deal: Is piratization being engineered through obscure accounting and environmental policies?
  • FASAB 56: Why we need to be concerned about mercenary armies
  • Amazon: The Jedi Contract, the Divorce and the Play to Control A New Federal Systems Instructure
  • Tech Divergence: The Shift from Global 2.0 to 3.0
  • European Risks: Brexit, Italy and the Push for an EU Military
  • Asian Risks: China Slowdown, Trade Wars and US Dollar Bear Trap
  • National Security State: War Without End
  • Covergence: Will Global Markets Equities Converge with the US?
  • Musical Chairs: Risks in the Bond and Derivatives Market
  • Peak Everything: Back to Basics
  • IPOS: Tech & Space IPOS
  • ESG: Authentic or Technocracy
  • Bright Spots: Good Things Happening

In Let’s Go to the Movies, I will review Leonardo da Vinci: The Man Who Wanted to Know Everything and Leonardo da Vinci: “Dangerous Liaisions” from the BBC Series on Leonardo da Vinci. This year is the 500th-year anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death, May 2, 1519. It’s an opportunity to partake of exhibitions and celebrations around the world celebrating this extraordinary artist and inventor. Learn all about it at this week’s Food for the Soul – lots of wondrous da Vinci eye candy!

Subscriber Resources – Interview Audios Click to download/view the PDF: 2018 Annual Wrap Up – the Real Game of Missing Money. Click to download/view the Flipbook: 2018 Annual Wrap Up – the Real Game of Missing Money. Listen to the Interview MP3 audio file Download the Interview

In Money & Markets this week I will discuss the latest in financial and geopolitical news. E-mail your questions for Ask Catherine or post at the Money & Markets commentary here.

Talk to you Thursday!