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Climate Change, Part II: Risk Management

by futurist Richard Worzel, C.F.A. This is the second of three parts in an overview of the future of climate change. The first part can be found here. In this section, I’m going to focus on three things relating to … Continue reading

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13 Trends for 2013

by futurist Richard Worzel, C.F.A. A new year is a time when everyone thinks and wonders about the future, and I’m no different, except for me it’s also my job. With that in mind, let me identify some of the … Continue reading

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A Futurist’s View of Risk & Risk Management

by futurist Richard Worzel, C.F.A. Why is risk something we want to avoid? I suspect that any attempt to answer this question will deal with the downside or cost of risk, and that’s where any assessment of risk should start. … Continue reading

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Stalking the Specter

by futurist Richard Worzel, C.F.A. In my last blog, “A Specter Is Haunting Europe”, I described the running crisis that threatens Europe’s financial markets and economy with potentially severe knock-on effects for the global markets and global economy. I got … Continue reading

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A Spectre is Haunting Europe

by futurist Richard Worzel, C.F.A. The spectre of Sir Thomas Gresham is stalking Europe, like a shambling, unstoppable zombie, straining to eat the heart out of its financial system and economy. And if Europe falls, the global markets and global … Continue reading

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The Future of Work: How the 1% and the 99% Become Aristocrats & Peons

by futurist Richard Worzel, C.F.A. In our last blog (which you can see here), I hosted a guest blogger, Chris Ritchie, who wrote about how the job market is a major problem for people in their twenties and early thirties … Continue reading

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12 Trends for 2012

by futurist Richard Worzel, C.F.A. The year ahead is going to be a tumultuous one, challenging in political, economic, and financial terms. Despite this, there are opportunities for those prepared to take advantage of them, because uncertain times mean that … Continue reading

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Things to watch through 2011 and through the decade

by futurist Richard Worzel, C.F.A. Like all years, there will be good news and bad in 2011. Because of the bad planning, bad judgment, and bad behavior of previous years and decades, some of the potential bad news is very … Continue reading

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Outlook 2020: The Economy

This is the second in a series of blogs on the likely events of the next 10 years. If we’re lucky, 2010 could be a lousy year. If we’re unlucky, 2010 could be a disastrous year, worse than 2008, because … Continue reading

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