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Exploring global economic stability

In a time of economic growth in the US, journalist Peter Wilson takes an in-depth look into global economic stability. As well as a heavy focus on Donald Trump’s effect on the US, he touches upon businesses that are supposedly too big to fail, so-called ‘zombie’ companies, inflation, the slowdown in China, emerging markets and ‘black swan’ events

FS Focus June 2019 image - CoverStory01This month, the US is due to achieve the longest period of economic growth the country has seen since the Second World War – an achievement that will thrill president Donald Trump but set many nerves on edge.

Under Donald Trump, growth in the US has relied heavily on a sugar-hit of unfunded tax cuts and Washington’s soaring fiscal deficit.