Investors Should Brace For Impact If Rising China-Taiwan Tensions Escalate


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ilbusca/E+ via Getty Images Changing World Order As many elements in life, probably empires and history can be well described by cycles as well. According to Ray Dalio's empirical cycle model, the current world order is changing as the U.S. empire likely peaked around 2008, while apparently, China has been closing the gap ever since. Looking back to history, this appears to be the natural dynamics of civilization. Unfortunately, when the gap between the still dominant but falling empires and the challenging nation's cycle got too small, 10-20 years of war-like period followed. Concrete examples are the Anglo-Dutch wars between...