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GEAB 130

The monthly bulletin of LEAP (European Laboratory of Political Anticipation) - 15 Dec 2018

Investments, trends and recommendations (Dec 2018)

General recommendation: Find shelters! 

You will understand when reading this issue that the clouds are gathering during the end of this year and the beginning of the next. Take out your umbrellas, raincoats and wellingtons! This is not the first time that we have alerted you this way, but the GEAB is intended to signal the approach of big pitfalls and turbulences. The sky may indeed not fall on our heads, but it is much better to be well prepared so take the precautions you deem prudent for your family and property. Remember to keep cash and precious metals on hand. Check that your assets portfolio is well diversified in all respects: a variety of asset classes, denominated in several currencies, in several banks. 

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