If there is one adjective we have heard repeatedly in the last year and a half it is “unprecedented”. It has been applied to describe the amount of monetary and fiscal stimulus that’s been poured into the economy. It has been used in relation to the pandemic lockdowns and reopenings, and the record-breaking runs in […]
A decade ago historian Niall Ferguson launched Greenmantle LLC, a macroeconomic and geopolitical advisory firm that advises top hedge funds and other investment firms on historical analogies to contemporary events to help them make informed investment decisions. He discusses the reasons and benefits of being in the investment business.