Marty Magennis

Global Inflation Forecast: Will prices come down in 2024?

Global inflation forecast- general observations. In their recent research paper on Global Inflation Forecast, JPMorgan (2024) share their predictions for inflation around the globe for the coming year. Economists look at the global picture, then at specific regions. Generally, there is a downward trend across the globe. But, expectations are for a bumpy ride to …

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Global Inflation Forecast

The impact of Information Technology sector on the performance of the S&P 500 and European Stocks.

S&P500 and European stocks. Let’s look at the S&P500 and European stocks. The dominance of the technology sector has been highlighted for some time now. However, it is interesting to note just how much the dominance of tech in the United States in recent years has impacted the wider market. The below chart shows the …

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AI's EU Regulation and potential in Drug Discovery.

EU AI Regulations. This week we examine AI’s EU Regulation and potential in Drug Discovery. In recent months, Europe moved a step closer to adopting rules governing the use of artificial intelligence. EU AI Regulations were endorsed and a political deal reached in December. The EU AI Regulations proposed by the European Commission three years …

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Global spending on the Green Energy transition is climbing.

The transition to green energy will be a complex journey and will require the collective collaboration of many such as governments, industries and communities working together. In the below chart from Bloomberg, we can see that global spending on Green Energy increased by 17% last year, with a total of $1.8tn of investment pumped into …

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US Consumer Sentiment and the performance of the S&P 500 year to date.

Currently, US consumer sentiment is at one of its lowest points in years, in fact when looking at the chart below, the index has only been below the current level for an extended period of time on four separate time horizons, two of which were in recessions ………….plus already this week, the S&P 500 hit …

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Top 10 Opportunities for Technology Companies in 2024.

In their recent EY.com paper , Englund, Van Rhee, Watt, Wolf and Young (2023) reveal their take on the top 10 opportunities for technology companies in 2024, given the undoubted shift to greater focus on GenAI in companies’ strategic planning…… Tel:  +353 1 70 70 000           or       info@seasprayfs.ie Warning: The value of your investment may …

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