Stratfor Predictions for the Global Economy

Stratfor has released its predictions for the global economy in 2017 with some interesting forecasts; the global intelligence firm says a slowing economy in China will affect the world with demand down and more domestic manufacturing; the US will experience a global retrenchment as it focuses more on its domestic economy; in Europe, countries will become more divided and the European Union will move toward dissolving; oil prices will improve which will help producers globally; monetary policies will also be an important factor.  Source