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Any plans for the summer?

More than just a pleasant and resourcing moment, time off has a real impact on the economy. Listen to John Plassard's Morning Coffee to know more about the subject. He will be back on August 17 for the next episode.

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African perspectives

According to studies, in 2100, five of the ten most populous countries in the world will be located on the African continent. Is it not the moment to reconsider Africa in terms of investment? This is the subject John Plassard talks about with his Morning Coffee.

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Artificial Intelligence

Today John Plassard focuses on Artificial Intelligence, which is already all around us, and explores how it affects many industries and will continue so for many years to come. Listen to his analysis in his Morning Coffee.

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Mad in China

After stumbling to a 52-weeks low on March 23rd, the CSI 300 has surged more than 35%! Where and when will this fury stock market stop? John Plassard has some good insights to share with you in his Morning Coffee.

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Brexit update

The coronavirus does not erase past decisions and does not put off the impending deadlines of 2020. John Plassard comes back on the Brexit in his Morning Coffee.

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The power of green energy

Does the future belong to renewable energies? Above the ethical aspects, is green energy interesting from an investment point of view? John Plassard details this his thoughts in today's Morning Coffee.

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Digit free

The scandal of Wirecard is not altering the future of digital payment in a world where purchasing behavior evolves constantly. Who's top of the class in digit-free payment ? John Plassard tells you more in his Morning Coffee.

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Slice of life

Life expectancy is set to rise in many industrial countries over the coming years. Some of them are in advance in the run for long and healthy life. Would you be willing to move to another country to boost your life expectancy? John Plassard is giving you some keys to ageing well in his Morning Coffee.

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Joe Biden & US market effects

What if Joe Biden were to become the next US president? How would that effect the US market? This question is addressed by John Plassard in his Morning Coffee.

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Masquerade ball

Wearing a mask is first and foremost a health issue, but is it now also an economic matter ? This is the tricky question John Plassard addresses today in his Morning Coffee.

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Fed's shopping spree

The Fed currently plays a crucial supporting part in the US market by buying bonds. But is it truly its role and how long will it last? John Plassard made these questions the subject of his Morning Coffee.

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Coffee break

Despite the popularity of this drink, the reality behind its trade is not always rosy. The coffee market is experiencing high volatility while Brazilian producers worry about their future. This is the subject addressed by John Plassard in his Morning Coffee.

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US, under the storm

After 23 quarters of uninterrupted growth, the U.S. economy contracted for the first time since 2014 ! A sour taste of worst to come is in the air. John Plassard tells you about it today in his Morning Coffee.

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Be green

Imagine a future without oil. What if John Plassard told you it may be sooner than later ? Listen to his Morning Coffee to cast light on this possible new face of the world.

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Italy, Mayday!

Similarly to many other countries in the world, Italy is also paying a hefty bill after the effects of the pandemic on its economy. Who will reach out to the country of de Vinci to keep the boat afloat ? It is John Plassard’s focus of the day in his Morning Coffee.

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Home truth

The pandemic - and its possible resurgence - has had a huge impact on all areas of life, and therefore on mortgages also. In the US, landlords and tenants are facing more and more pressure, as bills did not go on holiday neither. This is the subject of John Plassard's Morning Coffee today.

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Sino-Indian trade tensions

Today it is the commercial trade tensions between India and China that John Plassard decided to put back in the spotlight. How will those tensions affect the economic outlook of both countries? Listen to his analysis here.

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Under the pump

While the COVID-19-driven lockdowns have started to ease in different parts of the US, the pandemic economy and earnings impact will remain with us for a while. But which sectors will pay the highest price ? John Plassard is addressing the question in his Morning Coffee.

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On the bubble

Data are showing that the best performing stocks are those with the highest credit risk, as measured by credit default swap. What are the possible consequences of such behaviour? John Plassard tells you more in his Morning Coffee.

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5G, what now?

Despite the coronavirus outbreak, telecom companies in all parts of the world are on track in building out 5G wireless networks. What is its future and how will it impact our relationship to communication, emerging technology and smartphones acquisition? Let John Plassard connect the dots in his Morning Coffee.