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Should Investors Beware These 4 “Black Swans”?

2016-09-11 18_34_43-Morguefile free photographs for commercial useIn the investment community a “black swan” event is one that is difficult to predict and which has a major effect, and today’s article notes four black swan events – as identified by strategists at French bank Societe Generale – that could disrupt global financial markets. The issue that poses the greatest downside risk to global growth, according to SocGen? Drag created from U.S. and European policy uncertainty, which it places at a 30% chance of occurring. To see what the other three black swan events SocGen has identified are – as well as for the bank’s economic forecasts for the U.S., Euro area and China, and its oil price forecast, CLICK HERE.