At the moment there appear to be a few big events on the horizon that could cause chaos to world economies, the ones that I'm mainly concerned with are:
*A pre-emptive strick / broadening of war into Iran:
This seems to becoming a real threat with the US send F16s to Turkey, Subs and carriers to the gulf and deploying Patriot missiles everywhere. Perhapes this scenario could boost oil/gold prices and send other sectors into a downhill spiral? Any thoughts.
*The supposed housing bubble in America which has the potential to lead the US into a recession, perhapes triggering other foriegn markets into decline. There are many questions here. Will it actually happen. Will it impact on commoditiy prices, if it hasn't already then why would it (with new building figures falling rapidly), can the rapid development of India and China make this irrelavent