Mindful Money’s blogs of the week – Friday 9th September 2011

9th September 2011

Felix Salmon: ‘JP Morgan explains the euro crisis with lego'

The debt crisis in the European Monetary Union as seen by a 9-year old.

 

Bucks: ‘Why (and How) Diversified Investors Win'

Diversification remains one of the most fundamental investing principles, and it's often one of the most misunderstood. In order to understand diversification you first have to take a comprehensive view of the process of planning a portfolio.

 

The Motley Fool: ‘How To Protect Your Portfolio From Globalisation'

Globalisation threatens investors' portfolios, but it also presents opportunities.

 

FT Alphaville: ‘Why is Britain still AAA?'

Danske Bank is making their case for cutting the UK's credit rating by no fewer than four notches, from AAA to A+.

 

Business  Insider: ‘The World Worries About The U.S. Jobs Crisis'

Political cartoons around the world are focusing on Obama's speech, America's unemployment and their burgeoning Chinese debt.

 

MarketWatch: ‘The 10 best random trading strategies'

S&P downgrade. Risk off. Hurricane Irene. Risk on. Obama's next speech. Risk off. German court ruling. Risk on. Italian austerity? You've got to be kidding.

 

Poverty Matters Blog: ‘A world without borders makes economic sense'

Allowing workers to change location significantly enriches the world economy. So why do we erect barriers to human mobility?

 

Project Syndicate: ‘Is Inflation the Answer?'

Recently, a number of commentators have proposed a sharp, contained bout of inflation as a way to reduce debt and reenergize growth in the United States and the rest of the industrial world. Are they right?

 

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