Betty Liu explains financial market impacts from global unrest | Money in :60 | GZERO Media


I’m Betty Liu, with your Money In 60 Seconds. Let’s get started. So geopolitical events do affect financial markets. And these events are everything from wars, civil unrest, natural disaster, terrorism. During those times, investors flock to safe haven assets. So, that can be gold, it can be defensive stocks that generally have stable earnings and dividends. As you saw back in 9/11, investors flocked to safe haven assets. So, Iran is in a region that accounts for about a third of the world’s oil. So, what you saw was oil prices spike to a seven year high to seventy dollars a barrel. There was concern at that time that basically, oil production would be disrupted. And so that’s why you saw investors flock to safe haven assets. That’s your Money In 60 Seconds.

4 Replies to “Betty Liu explains financial market impacts from global unrest | Money in :60 | GZERO Media

  1. Capitalism is a psychopath and a mental illness
    I'm just going to keep it that simple and if anybody wants to know why I will further explain it to you why it is a psychopath and a mental illness and a contradiction

  2. Capitalism kills more people than all dictators in history combined
    You just don't notice it
    https://youtu.be/NVDLkL8Nvjw

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