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Josh Owens

Josh Owens

Writer, conil.me

Contributor since: 21 Mar 2018

Biography

Josh majored in International Relations at the University of Edinburgh and is currently the Content Director at Oilprice.com. Josh has over 6 years of writing experience, covering everything from geopolitics to finance. 

  • China's Mind Reading Technology

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    China continues to roll out the dystopian society high-tech gear, with media now reporting that some companies are monitoring their employees’ brain waves in an…

  • The Hottest Investment Sector Of The Year

    Published 30 April 2018 | viewed 1,233 times

    Monday, April 30, 2018 Markets up on earnings, peace talks between North and South Korea. A diplomatic breakthrough on the Korean Peninsula has reduced global…

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    It may not be love at first sight, but the prospect of finding a wife who can pay off your student debt is tantalizing—at least…

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    The individuals that make up a society are often their own worst enemies, and social media networks are the weapons that they use against themselves.…

  • Was Finland’s Universal Basic Income Program A Failure?

    Published 24 April 2018 | viewed 2,543 times

    While it lasted, Finland’s social experiment that gave 2,000 unemployed people nearly $700 a month with zero strings attached was a decent take home for…

  • Markets On Edge As Treasury Yields Spike

    Published 23 April 2018 | viewed 867 times

    Monday, April 23, 2018 Markets fear rising bond yields. The bond vigilantes aren’t exactly wreaking havoc on global finance just yet, but yields on 10-year…

  • Is London Still The Financial Capital Of The World?

    Published 20 April 2018 | viewed 937 times

    The 2018 Global Regulatory Outlook report by Duff & Phelps might continue to keep London at the top of the list of leading global financial…

  • Africa’s Fastest Growing Economy

    Published 19 April 2018 | viewed 1,013 times

    Africa is being remade by the Chinese, and there’s no better example than agrarian Ethiopia, which was the poorest country in the world not too…

  • How Student Debt Could Cause The Next Real Estate Crisis

    Published 18 April 2018 | viewed 1,028 times

    An astounding 10 percent of all outstanding personal debt in the United States comes from the unbearable $1.4-trillion student debt load—a high-dollar fact that could…

  • Five Things To Consider Before Investing In An IPO

    Published 17 April 2018 | viewed 839 times

    As the IPO wave hits tsunami proportions, there has probably never been a more exciting time to get in on these offerings. Just thinking about…

  • Markets Bounce Back As Geopolitical Fears Subside

    Published 16 April 2018 | viewed 931 times

    Monday, April 16, 2018 Oil drops as Syria fears abate. Oil prices spiked last week as the U.S. considered airstrikes against Syria, threatening to further…

  • The U.S. Has A $1.4 Trillion Pension Problem

    Published 14 April 2018 | viewed 1,326 times

    U.S. state pension funds need at least $4 trillion to pay benefits they promised government workers and they only have $2.6 trillion, so filling in…

  • Markets Rebound As Trump Plays Down Trade War

    Published 09 April 2018 | viewed 1,018 times

    Monday, April 9, 2018 Stocks move higher as trade fears ease. Last week, news surfaced that President Trump was considering an additional $100 billion in…

  • Citizenship For Sale: The Business Of Patriotism

    Published 07 April 2018 | viewed 1,289 times

    The wealthy are no longer just spending their money on private jets, luxury cars, mansions, they're also spending on second citizenship, and often in countries…

  • The Ten Greatest Investments In History

    Published 04 April 2018 | viewed 2,922 times

    History is littered with massive missed opportunities of the sort that have seen big-time investors criticized for what at the time seemed like outrageous confidence.…

  • The Most Common Market Manipulation Techniques

    Published 03 April 2018 | viewed 12,598 times

    High-frequency traders and day traders love high market volatility because it gives them more opportunities to place trades, while wild market swings that happen out…

  • The Homegrown Solution For The Chicago Stock Exchange

    Published 31 March 2018 | viewed 861 times

    The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is in talks to acquire the Chicago Stock Exchange (CHX), according to the Wall Street Journal, shortly after China’s…

  • Global M&A Hits $1.2 Trillion As Megamergers Return

    Published 30 March 2018 | viewed 1,045 times

    Global mergers and acquisitions got off to a rocky start this year as companies waited on tax clarity, but the floodgates have now opened. A…

  • Nasdaq Continues To Fall As Tech Giants Stumble

    Published 28 March 2018 | viewed 1,074 times

    Exposure to China is now the biggest bogeyman on the market, and its casting its net wide, dragging down long-running market darlings that everyone thought…

  • Morgan Stanley: 2018 Will Be The Year Of The Yen

    Published 27 March 2018 | viewed 1,577 times

    In late 2017, leading financial markets navel-gazer Morgan Stanley made a well-calculated prognosis that the Japanese Yen would be a standout performer in 2018 as…