Emerging To …

By |2016-11-17T16:10:08+00:00September 10th, 2015|Categories: Global Market Update|Tags: , , |

Emerging From … What’s happening with emerging economies? Country size weighted by projected population in 2050. Source: Worldmapper.org It wasn’t supposed to be this way. The developing economies were supposed to lead the markets higher. The combination of population growth and development economics should have provided a turbo-shot to older, mature, slow-growing developed economies. Bringing subsistence farmers into cities to work in factories has been a time-honored development formula. Increased productivity raises profits and provides higher wages, [...]

Smartphone Intelligence

By |2016-11-17T16:37:11+00:00September 30th, 2014|Categories: Global Market Update|Tags: , , , |

Are smartphones the future?There’s no question that smartphones have had a huge impact on our lives. From texting to email to social networks, iPhones and Androids and Lumias have changed the way we work, play, and connect. It’s just so much easier to find directions, get recipes, and check the weather from the digital assistant sitting in your pocket.But there’s a cost. […]