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The World Business Academy is a non-profit business think tank and network of business and thought leaders founded in 1986 with the mission to inspire and help business assume responsibility for the whole of society. Our monthly show focuses on the state of the political economy including trends we see emerging in markets and how our listeners can prepare for them.

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This month we continue our discussion about the market and the Federal Reserve's wishful attempt to separate the discord in society from the current economy, with predictions of continued turmoil and a major market correction yet... more

This is the question on everyone's mind as the stock market swings wildly and the partisan gridlock in Washington D.C. has continued to decline into political warfare. The market is in serious trouble for one main reason: it's impossible to... more

In our year in review we discuss the prediction for a market correction in 2017 that has not yet occurred. Why is Wall Street so happy? What are the consequences of the rampant corporate and individual greed that appear to be dominating... more

Our pre-Thanksgiving show is dedicated to two major topics: the effort to slash taxes for the richest Americans and the unfolding regional struggle between Saudi Arabia and Iran. Both of these ongoing political events are potentially... more

If you're a regular listener, you'll know that this show has been predicting a significant drop in stocks. The question for today's show is: it time to get out of stocks now? Listen to the end to find out. There are many winds blowing... more

The World Business Academy turns 30 this year—our founding mission has been to inspire Business to take responsibility for the whole of society. Just this week, we saw business leaders doing the right thing—walking away... more

With the failure of the unified Republican federal government to shred Obamacare, the prospect for other aggressive legislative action has darkened. This means the major tax cut and potential infrastructure spending are... more

Get ready, it's going to be a bumpy ride at some point in the next 12 months, maybe even before the end of 2017. On this month's show Academy President Rinaldo S. Brutoco explains the confluence of policies and circumstances that... more

Recorded on January 25, 2017: While the unpredictability of the young Trump administration makes predictions difficult, Academy President Rinaldo Brutoco breaks down the fundamentals that will impact the unemployment rate, oil... more

What is the first year of the domestic economy likely to look like, given the change in leadership of the executive branch? This episode takes a very detailed look at the various factors that will likely lead to a year of strong economic with... more