Forbes: Global investors are in danger of being so blindsided by several rounds of Quantitative Easing (QE) by the FED, the ECB, and Bank of Japan that they cannot see the geopolitical threats which could unsettle financial markets — and wind up costing those who are on the wrong side of the market a great deal of money.
I’m talking about the proliferation of the European sovereign debt crisis, and the escalation of crises in the Middle East and between China and Japan.
The bottom line: QE may offer complacency to global investors. But it can’t eliminate economic and political risks that threaten to disrupt trade and financial flows across countries.
Full article here: http://www.forbes.com/sites/panosmourdoukoutas/2012/10/19/blindsided-by-qe-why-global-investors-cant-see-geopolitical-threats-that-may-drive-markets-sharply-lower/