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Globalization has made the world we live in very small, and very connected. Market trends are global, companies are innovating faster than ever, and money managers are paying very close attention. In Megatrends, host author and hedge-fund specialist Maneet Ahuja speaks with OppenheimerFunds’ portfolio managers, and other investors and inventors, to explore the megatrends that are vastly changing how the world does business. We’ll see that this creates attractive investment opportunities for those who embrace change.

Globalization has made the world we live in very small, and very connected. Market trends are global, companies are innovating faster than ever, and money managers are paying very close attention. In Megatrends, host author and hedge-fund specialist Maneet Ahuja speaks with OppenheimerFunds’ portfolio managers, and other investors and inventors, to explore the megatrends that are vastly changing how the world does business. We’ll see that this creates attractive investment opportunities for those who embrace change.
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Globalization has made the world we live in very small, and very connected. Market trends are global, companies are innovating faster than ever, and money managers are paying very close attention. In Megatrends, host author and hedge-fund specialist Maneet Ahuja speaks with OppenheimerFunds’ portfolio managers, and other investors and inventors, to explore the megatrends that are vastly changing how the world does business. We’ll see that this creates attractive investment opportunities for those who embrace change.

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English


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A Tale of Two Japans

12/5/2018
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Japan has one of the most advanced economies on the planet, yet most investors shy away from the market, leaving Japan starved for new sources of growth. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is making big changes to turn this around. His recent efforts to put corporate governance first has stimulated the economy and attracted more investors to Japan. Host Maneet Ahuja talks to two leading investors with expertise in Asian markets. Jim Ayer is the portfolio manager of the Oppenheimer International...

Duration:00:21:53

Silver Tourism: An Aging Population Bitten by the Travel Bug

11/28/2018
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The average lifespan has steadily increased for years, and it’s only going higher with every breakthrough in modern medicine. By 2030, the number of adults over the age of 60 will outnumber children under 10. The increasing elderly population, and their disposable income, have helped shape a new corner of the tourism industry, one that delivers experience and leisure. Host Maneet Ahuja talks to three experts who explain how the intersection of aging and tourism is creating a global...

Duration:00:21:32

Electronified Cars: This Isn’t Your Parent’s Prius

11/21/2018
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The electronification of cars means much more than replacing combustion engines with electric power. This technological revolution is changing the way we experience driving, and based on what we hear from the experts, we’ve hardly scratched the surface. When we talk about cars of the future, batteries are merely the beginning. Software, networks, and the resulting data will change the face of the auto industry forever. The companies developing and manufacturing the components in these...

Duration:00:19:06

China: The World’s New Technology Powerhouse

11/14/2018
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Chinese technology companies are growing at an unprecedented rate. Each new technological breakthrough makes it possible for companies to leapfrog traditional growth models and quickly scale their business. These companies are leading the way, using technology to push the boundaries of what a single company can accomplish by layering services across e-commerce, personal finance, and beyond. As a result, investors must view Chinese investments with hope and optimism. Host Maneet Ahuja talks...

Duration:00:21:44

Coming Soon: Megatrends

11/7/2018
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Crystal balls don’t exist. But, there is a select group of investors who have gotten pretty good at finding future trends in the developed and emerging world. These portfolio managers at OppenheimerFunds identify opportunities that change the way our world works. Learn more from them, and other experts, on Megatrends, a show about the trends shaping the global economy, and creating new investment opportunities around the world.

Duration:00:02:07