Tag Archives: politics

Dr Andy Xie shared his insights on the GameStop stock frenzy

Dr Andy Xie

Renowned independent economist Dr Andy Xie shared insights on the GameStop stock frenzy in his recent SCMP article. The drama unfolding around GameStop is a tale of the internet levelling the playing field between at-home retail investors and Wall Street. The US stock market may become as retail dominated, and as volatile, as the Chinese […]

Covid-19 market bubbles, a creation of the distorted global economy, cannot last

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie, renowned economist, opined that despite the Fed’s best efforts, such asset bubbles cannot be sustained. Could political instability in the US be the shock that deflates the bubbles? A bubble usually ends with a shock, such as an accounting scandal or rising interest rates. So much helicopter money may indeed lead to […]

Stephane Garelli – A Competitiveness Outlook for 2020, and Beyond

Stephane Garelli

Prof Stephane Garelli spoke on “A Competitiveness Outlook for 2020, and Beyond” in a recent virtual conference in Malaysia. Watch the video below to learn more: Stéphane Garelli is a Professor at both the International Institute for Management Development (IMD), one of the world’s leading business schools, and at the University of Lausanne. He is also […]

Wei Du Moderated Banking Webinar

Wei Du

Wei Du, seasoned journalist, moderated banking webinar in Hong Kong for audiences to participate from around the world. Investment opportunities of key emerging ASEAN markets including Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam were discussed during the virtual event. Take a look at some of the photos from the event: Wei Du is a renowned […]

Mark Fritz: Virtual Presentation on Leading Change

Mark Fritz

Mark Fritz, leadership speaker, presented virtually on key ideas on Leading Change well and three important P’s – People, Plans, Politics. Watch Mark’s full virtual master class below: Mark Fritz is at the forefront of thinking on the habits & behaviours that create successful international business leaders. He shares the power behind the concepts of […]

Andy Xie: The real economic reforms China needs to become less dependent on exports

Dr Andy Xie

In a recent SCMP article, Andy Xie discussed China’s slowing economy and the need to implement reforms to become less dependent on exports. To find a way out of China’s political economy dilemma, there needs to be a massive rise in efficiency. If China shifts from small township urbanisation to megacity development, the money can go […]

Dr Andy Xie: The US-China technology war is about to burst the tech bubble

Dr Andy Xie

In his recent article published in SCMP, Dr Andy Xie, renowned economist warned that the US-China technology war is about to burst the tech bubble. China is an economy that overinvests, while the US overconsumes: a marriage of convenience allowed these two one-legged individuals to lean on each other and keep their balance. But as […]

Engage Martina Fuchs to Moderate Your Upcoming Event!

Martina Fuchs

We at Speakers Connect are excited to share that Martina Fuchs, seasoned broadcaster and public speaker is now available to moderate your upcoming event. Martina is a former CNNMoney Switzerland TV Anchor based in Zurich, Senior Business Reporter for the Chinese state broadcaster CGTN (China Global Television Network, formerly CCTV NEWS), Reuters Economy Correspondent for the […]

Niall Ferguson on the State of the World in 2020 — and Beyond

Niall Ferguson

Renowned historian Niall Ferguson shared his insights on the state of the world in 2020 and beyond, at his recent presentation in Hong Kong. Niall Ferguson, MA, D.Phil., is the Milbank Family Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, and a senior fellow of the Center for European Studies, Harvard, where he served for twelve […]

John Bercow: The future of politics

John Bercow

John Bercow served as the 157th Speaker of the House of Commons, with a mission to strengthen the backbenches. He was the first since World War II to keep order in front of four Prime Ministers. He was re-elected three times. He also built a reputation as a reformer – requiring Ministers to make 685 […]

Engage John Bercow, Former UK Commons Speaker, To Speak at Your Upcoming Conference

John Bercow

We at Speakersc Connect are proud to share that  John Bercow, who just retired as Speaker of the House of Commons, is now available to speak at conferences! John Bercow served as the 157th Speaker of the House of Commons, and the first since World War II to keep order in front of four Prime […]

North Korean Defector Speaker, Hyeonseo Lee, Available for Speaking Engagements

Hyeonseo Lee

North Korean Defector Speaker, Hyeonseo Lee, is now available for speaking engagements.Contact us at Speakers Connect if you are interested in engaging Hyeonseo inspire at your team. The video below gives is of Hyeonseo’s talk at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Here she shares her harrowing trials escaping from the North Korean regime, her defect to China, and […]

The North Korean Defector Story from Hyeonseo Lee

Hyeonseo Lee

North Korean defector and human rights activist Hyeonseo Lee spoke at the Stanford Graduate School of Business Global Speaker Series. In the video below Hyeonseo shares her harrowing trials escaping from the North Korean regime, her defect to China, and ultimate asylum in South Korea. She advocates for us to embrace the obstacles in our lives as they reveal opportunities […]

David McWilliams on the Longterm Consequences of the US Presidential Election

David McWilliams

Economist David McWilliams wrote about the long term consequences of the US Presidential election. This is not about the personalities but about the issues. It reflects deep concerns about the US economy, inequality, distruptive technologies and their impact on future economic policy and asset prices. David says “Although Hillary Clinton promises more of the same, that […]

Niall Ferguson will be in Asia in Early November

Niall Ferguson,  historian and prolific commentator on contemporary politics and economics, will be in Asia in early November 2014! Contact us at Speakers Connect if you wish to have him as a speaker… Niall Ferguson Niall Ferguson is Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University. He is also a Senior Fellow at the […]