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Host Demetri Kofinas interviews some of the most brilliant minds in science, technology, finance, politics and culture in an effort to uncover the underlying forces driving the most powerful changes we experience in the world.
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Why are Financial Markets so Bad at Pricing Geopolitical Risk?
3 days ago
In this Market Forces segment, Demetri Kofinas speaks with Emerging Markets Analyst Rachel Ziemba. The conversation begins with a look towards North Korea and the geopolitical crisis unfolding there. The conversation then shifts to the falling dollar and the forward volatility of the dollar carry-trade. They end their discussion with energy markets, specifically the chronically low price of oil and its effects on Saudi Arabia, with its dwindling foreign exchange reserves and fragile geopolitical position.