In Part 1 of today's webinar we will be reviewing the key stories that were important to financial markets in 2011 (Japan earthquake, Libya war, US losing its AAA credit rating, changes of government in Italy and Greece, and the escalation of the Euro-zone sovereign debt crisis), In part 2 we preview the themes to look out for as we start another year of trading (europan banking system, global growth, US decoupling, China, and gold).