Mapping The Global Migration Of Millionaires

The world’s wealthiest people are also the most mobile. Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc High net worth individuals (HNWIs) – persons with wealth over US$1 million – may decide to pick up and move for a number of reasons. In some cases they are attracted by jurisdictions with more [...]

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The Fight For Smart Speaker Market Share

Tech companies are betting that the future of personal computing will be driven by the sound of your voice. Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc If they’re right, this early stage of smart speaker adoption will have a massive impact on future profits. Switching smartphone brands is relatively straightforward, but [...]

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Visualizing The AI Revolution In One Infographic

Science fiction didn’t do a great job in preparing us for our first real encounters with AI. Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc Most people probably still envision AI in the form of a sentient robot that can talk, move around, and experience feelings – something like WALL-E or C-3PO [...]

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A History Of U.S. Taxation

As Benjamin Franklin once said, “Nothing is certain except death and taxes.” Q4 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc While this quote was penned in 1789, his words still ring true today. U.S. taxation has changed over time, but it has always existed in some shape or form for over 250 [...]

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Mapping The Spread Of Words Along Trade Routes

In the early history of international trade, when exotic goods traveled to new regions, their native names sometimes hitchhiked along with them. Q4 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc Naturally, the Germans have a term – Wanderwörter – for these extraordinary loanwords that journey around the globe, mutating subtly along the [...]

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Is Africa The Next European Union?

Visualizing Africa’s Free Trade Ambitions Q4 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc A united African continent working towards common goals would be a major force on the global economic stage. To this end, nations in the region have been working towards an ambitious plan to create the world’s largest world’s largest trade [...]

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The Most Hyped Technology Of Every Year From 2000-2018

Nothing captures our collective imagination quite like emerging technology. Q4 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc In a short amount of time, technological innovations such as wireless internet and social networking have become a ubiquitous part of our everyday lives, quietly transforming the way we live, work, and communicate. Other promising [...]

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How Macro Trends Shape The Market’s Future

It’s hard to say for certain what the future holds. Q4 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc Without the luxury of a crystal ball, investors must find opportunities by analyzing the market. There’s just one problem: the 24/7 news cycle is enough to make anyone’s head spin. Where should an investor focus [...]

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How The Tech Giants Make Their Billions

At a glance, it may seem like the world’s biggest technology companies have a lot in common. Q4 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc For starters, all five of the Big Tech companies (Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, and Alphabet) have emerged as some of the most valuable publicly-traded companies in the [...]

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Animation: The Biggest Economies In 2030

By 2030, the complexion of the global economy could look very different than it does today. Q4 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etcAccording to recent projections from Standard Chartered, a multinational bank headquartered in London, the next decade will see emerging markets like India and Turkey ascending the global economic [...]

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Animation: The Top 15 Global Brands (2000-2018)

Time travel back to the early-2000s, and a list of the world’s most respected brands might be surprising. Q4 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc Tobacco company Marlboro is still one of the top 15 global brands with a value of $22 billion, while companies like Nokia and AT&T also help [...]

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A Brief History Of Jewelry Through The Ages

Jewelry has been an integral aspect of human civilization for centuries, but it was the discovery and subsequent spread of precious metals and gemstones which really changed the game. Q4 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc In today’s infographic from Menē, we visualize how the uses and symbolism of jewelry have [...]

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Visualizing EV Sales Around The World

It took five years to sell the first million electric cars. In 2018, it took only six months. Q4 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc The Tesla Model 3 also passed a significant milestone in 2018, becoming the first electric vehicle (EV) to crack the 100,000 sales mark in a single [...]

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40 Stock Market Terms That Every Beginner Should Know

Understanding the stock market can be a daunting task for any new investor. Q4 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc Not only are there many concepts and technical terms to decipher, but nearly everybody will try to give you conflicting pieces of advice. For example, if a stock in your portfolio falls [...]

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The Geography Of The World’s 50 Top Billionaires

The business world has undergone considerable change in the last two decades. Q4 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc While some fortunes are always reliably passed on to their respective heirs and heiresses, there are also entirely new industries that rise out of nowhere to shape the landscape of global wealth. As [...]

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How Americans Make And Spend Their Money

How do you spend your hard-earned money? Whether you are extremely frugal, or you’re known to indulge in the finer things in life, how you allocate your spending is partially a function of how much cash you have coming in the door. Q4 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc RyanMcGuire / Pixabay Simply [...]

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