01 December 2013

Outrageous Predictions 2013 | Infographic

In this year's Outrageous Predictions, Saxo Bank have selected 10 fat tail events, which could alter the financial landscape in 2013 and in some cases even the political status quo.

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Saxo's analysts expect to see an odd combination of extreme complacency in macro policy making and rapidly accelerating social tensions, that together threaten political and financial market stability.

The global economy remains in a dire state - the debt burden and fiscal deficits of the western world are at levels not seen since the end of World War II. Continuing with the current extend-and-pretend policies is to continue to disenfranchise wide swaths of our population - particularly the young - those who will be taking care of us as we are entering our doddering old age.

Please be reminded that these events are not Saxo Bank's official calls for 2013. However, if any one of the 10 predictions sees the light of day they could prove very relevant for investors.

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