THE GLOBAL 20: 20 Huge Trends That Will Define The World For Decades

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The world is rapidly changing, and investors would be well-advised to position their portfolios for key long-term themes.

We recently published The US 20, chronicling 20 trends that will shape America for decades.

Today, we present our global edition.

Among the main themes: the shifts in emerging markets, the ravages left on European society from the continent’s catastrophic economic downturn, and new security challenges from stuff we’re all used to taking for granted, like water and safe computer access.

Check it out.

1. The BRIC Era Is Over

1. The BRIC Era Is Over

1. The BRIC Era Is Over

1. The BRIC Era Is Over

1. The BRIC Era Is Over

2. Make Way For The MINTs

2. Make Way For The MINTs

2. Make Way For The MINTs

2. Make Way For The MINTs

2. Make Way For The MINTs

3. The Emerging Markets Bear Case

3. The Emerging Markets Bear Case

3. The Emerging Markets Bear Case

3. The Emerging Markets Bear Case

4. China Opens Up

4. China Opens Up

4. China Opens Up

4. China Opens Up

5. Life After The Commodities Supercycle

5. Life After The Commodities Supercycle

5. Life After The Commodities Supercycle

5. Life After The Commodities Supercycle

6. All Those Old People Are Getting Expensive

6. All Those Old People Are Getting Expensive

6. All Those Old People Are Getting Expensive

6. All Those Old People Are Getting Expensive

7. Not Enough Effort On Climate Change

7. Not Enough Effort On Climate Change

7. Not Enough Effort On Climate Change

7. Not Enough Effort On Climate Change

8. The Eurozone Did Not Blow Up

8. The Eurozone Did Not Blow Up

8. The Eurozone Did Not Blow Up

8. The Eurozone Did Not Blow Up

9. No One Respects The EU

9. No One Respects The EU

9. No One Respects The EU

9. No One Respects The EU

10. Europe Has Ruined Its Youth

10. Europe Has Ruined Its Youth

10. Europe Has Ruined Its Youth

10. Europe Has Ruined Its Youth

11. The OPEC Family Is Getting Torn Apart

11. The OPEC Family Is Getting Torn Apart

11. The OPEC Family Is Getting Torn Apart

11. The OPEC Family Is Getting Torn Apart

12. Shale World, Delayed

12. Shale World, Delayed

12. Shale World, Delayed

12. Shale World, Delayed

13. The UK: A Tale Of Two Countries

13. The UK: A Tale Of Two Countries

13. The UK: A Tale Of Two Countries

13. The UK: A Tale Of Two Countries

14. Hotspot Elections Abound

14. Hotspot Elections Abound

14. Hotspot Elections Abound

14. Hotspot Elections Abound

15. Results Inconclusive On Abenomics

15. Results Inconclusive On Abenomics

15. Results Inconclusive On Abenomics

15. Results Inconclusive On Abenomics

16. Hacker World

16. Hacker World

16. Hacker World

16. Hacker World

17. Water Wars

17. Water Wars

17. Water Wars

17. Water Wars

18. Bitcoin Is Here To Stay

18. Bitcoin Is Here To Stay

18. Bitcoin Is Here To Stay

18. Bitcoin Is Here To Stay

19. Global Farming Has Never Been More Volatile

19. Global Farming Has Never Been More Volatile

19. Global Farming Has Never Been More Volatile

19. Global Farming Has Never Been More Volatile

20. Much Of The World Is Still Living In The Dark Ages

20. Much Of The World Is Still Living In The Dark Ages

20. Much Of The World Is Still Living In The Dark Ages

20. Much Of The World Is Still Living In The Dark Ages

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