The influence of big-money weaves a delicate tapestry of international commerce. With the tug of a single loose thread, this intricate financial network could fall apart. While many nations count on the stability of this structure, a few high-stakes players are betting on its collapse. Andy Hoffman gives us an economic overview of several key nations caught in this financial web and highlights the instability of our global economy in this interview with Regina Meredith originally webcast May 27, 2014.
Andrew ("Andy") Hoffman, CFA joined Miles Franklin as Marketing Director in October 2011. For a decade, he was a U.S.-based buy-side and sell-side analyst, most notably as an II-ranked oil service analyst at Salomon Smith Barney from 1999 through 2005. Since 2002, his focus has been entirely on Precious Metals, and since 2006 has written free missives regarding gold, silver, and macroeconomics. Prior to joining the company, he spent five years working as an Investor Relations officer or consultant to numerous junior mining companies.