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The Global Risks Report 2019: Placing the Global Risk Landscape into Context
Feb 05, 2019

The Global Risks Report 2019: Placing the Global Risk Landscape into Context

From climate change and slowing global growth to economic inequality, the world faced a growing number of intricate and interconnected challenges in 2018. Published recently, the Global Risks Report 2019 provides an opportunity to place the global risk landscape into context at the beginning of the new year and identify priority areas for action in 2019.

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Where to Park USD 1 Million
Feb 05, 2019

Where to Park USD 1 Million

If you just made a nice windfall selling your property, or came into a fat inheritance, or just happen to have a large nest egg sitting around, Bloomberg shares some ideas from its inaugural survey of experts on where to park USD 1 million.

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USA life expectancy falls again
Feb 05, 2019

USA life expectancy falls again

US life expectancy has fallen again, according to the Centers for Disease Control report on 2017 deaths. The decline is driven by an increase in deaths from drug overdoses, suicides, diabetes, and influenza and pneumonia.

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Americans lose in 2040 Global Life Expectancy rankings
Feb 05, 2019

Americans lose in 2040 Global Life Expectancy rankings

By 2040, Americans are forecast to only live 1.1 more years to 79.8, while dropping 21 spots in the global ranking of 195 countries to 64th, as other nations make faster gains, according to recently released data from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation.

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Dominica to spend USD 60 million of CIP-savings on land for new airport
Feb 05, 2019

Dominica to spend USD 60 million of CIP-savings on land for new airport

Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says his government is currently in the process of acquiring land for the construction of an international airport on the island. The estimated cost to acquire the land in the Woodford Hill, Wesley area, located in the northeastern part of Dominica, would be around USD 60 million.

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The fastest-growing destinations in Europe
Feb 05, 2019

The fastest-growing destinations in Europe

France, Spain, Italy, and the United Kingdom may be among the world’s most frequented vacation hubs — with France taking the global crown with a staggering 86.9 million international tourist arrivals annually — but these already popular places can only stand to grow so much year over year.

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