Mclowd Community Newsletter March 2020

Welcome to the Mclowd Community Newsletter. Only with the inflation of the 1950’s (more than 4% per year) and above all the 1970’s (nearly 15% per year) did Britain’s debt fall to around 50% of GDP. Thomas Picketty, Capital in the 21st Century, p133...

Mclowd Community Newsletter February 2020

Welcome to the Mclowd Community Newsletter. According to McKinsey & Co, global banks made $US280bn in fees from transferring money around the world in 2018. This week I spoke to Harsh Sinha, the chief technology officer of one of the new disrupters in this...

Mclowd Community Newsletter January 2020

Welcome to the Mclowd Community Newsletter I think this will be an abnormally low-return decade,” warned Andrew Sheets, chief cross-asset strategist at Morgan Stanley. Mr Sheets pointed out that expected returns have looked low before, only to be ‘bailed...

Mclowd Community Newsletter December 2019

Welcome to the Mclowd Community Newsletter If the Australian Government fails to take sufficient action to reduce the country’s Carbon Risk Profile, domestic and international investors can be expected to address the issue by demanding a ‘Carbon Risk...

Mclowd Community Newsletter November 2019

Welcome to the Mclowd Community Newsletter Introduction A friend of mine recently took a trip with Uber. Notwithstanding that the transaction was effected via Uber, the driver spent the entire time promoting alternative ride-hailing platform Didi. That such an outcome...

Mclowd Community Newsletter October 2019

Welcome to the Mclowd Community Newsletter World Bank president David Malpass said the global economy is poised to decelerate more than previously estimated, with the pile of negative-yielding debt indicating growth will be slower in the future. Low or negative...