CNBC touted Pippa Malmgren as Europe's Meredith Whitney but to be blunt Meredith is a banking sector analyst (who was made famous by some great calls within that sector) whereas Malmgren seems like she has a much broader point of views. Further getting insight from non US based minds is always educational.
While the US is currently facing more deflationary issues than inflationary, [Mar 4, 2010: U.S. Still Seems More Apt for Deflation than Inflation] Malmgren makes some interesting comments (in some ways not too different than Jim Rogers or Marc Faber) and effectively says the cat is out of the bag in the rest of the world, as they watch America's leadership. Watch what we do, not what we say - inflating our debt away is the play.
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Some background on Malmgren
Dr. Philippa Malmgren is the President and founder of the Canonbury Group and Principalis Asset Management, financial firms based in London. In short, she helps fund managers better understand how politics, policy and geopolitics will impact the financial markets. Investors use her insights to manage their portfolios more profitably. Her clients include many investment banks, fund managers and hedge funds as well as Sovereign Wealth Funds, pension funds and corporations.