Today's Three Important Megatrends

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Mark Melin
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When Peter Berezin, Chief Global Strategist at BCA Research, looks at three largely non-consensus megatrends shaping society, he doesn’t engage in “happy talk,” as he describes it. He sees global migration with open borders for skilled workers benefiting the developed world, but also notes that if the delicate issue is not properly managed rising economic stability. He considers social fragmentation that is rife across the developed world brandishing a populist flag and sees the unanswered rage as threatening democracy itself, which millennials don’t seem to particularly care for anyway. Then he looks at aging trends across the developed world and…


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Mark Melin is an alternative investment practitioner whose specialty is recognizing the impact of beta market environment on a technical trading strategy. A portfolio and industry consultant, wrote or edited three books including High Performance Managed Futures (Wiley 2010) and The Chicago Board of Trade’s Handbook of Futures and Options (McGraw-Hill 2008) and taught a course at Northwestern University's executive education program.