Marketing a Country

Branding your country, your currency, even your quality of life is a dubious task.

(Michael Page has an opening in Nigeria. “Country Marketing Head“)

So how would you rate these words on a scale of 1 to 10? And which countries might you associate with them? What’s the first word that comes to mind after you say these out loud?

  • Republican
  • Democrat
  • Train Wreck (Clue)
  • Right Wing Fundamentalist (not to be confused with word 1)
  • Default

Bullish trading with a total score under 25 worries me… I’m expecting the VIX to give us some clues. The following is a $VIX/$SPY 3 year chart, which I keep an eye on.

Branding your countryRIP Amy Winehouse