Category: Asian Markets

Eastern Powers and Global Markets

— Keenan PWM Blog Post — The way I see it now, the market is being influenced by highly suspicious, yet unlikely, circumstances. Putin and Moscow are flexing their muscles in the areas surrounding the Ukraine. Will history repeat itself again with Putin taking over more of the Ukraine, like he did in Crimea? Or… Read more »

Good Fences Don’t Make Good Neighbors

— Keenan PWM Blog Post — Recently, we have seen an escalation of shared interest between Russia and China. Putin and Xi Jinping have been dancing closer and closer to each other on the world’s Geo-political stage. Not only have they negotiated deals on gas and vowed cooperation with a common link of currencies, but… Read more »

Hong Kong Part 2

03/20/19 I have returned from my trip to Hong Kong. The 13 hour time difference resulted in a prolonged adjustment—when I was there in the 80’s, I was in my twenties and more flexible with these changes! Now in my sixties, I am still adjusting after a week. Hong Kong was every bit as exciting… Read more »

Hong Kong or Bust

2/24/19 I will be returning to Hong Kong in 3 weeks. This is the culmination of a 30 plus year Odyssey of getting clients and making connections. But most significantly, I want to experience first hand what has happened in the years since 1997, when Hong Kong transitioned from a British colony to a part… Read more »