Rey Adams

Rey Adams is an economist who studies a variety of topics related to global macroeconomics, commodities, geopolitics, and finance. He has more than 15 years of professional experience in investment management and consulting in the finance and energy markets. His experience includes positions in the U.S., Europe, and the Middle East. Rey has a bachelors in economics and a masters in public policy. He lives in Northern California and enjoys cycling, mountain biking, and hiking.

  1. Markets & Economy

    3 Countries That Produce the Most Renewable Energy

    China, the United States and Brazil are the top three producers of energy from renewable sources, with hydroelectric power ...
  2. International / Global

    European Banks: Growth in 2016?

    Understand the potential growth drivers of the European banking sector and whether 2016 will be a year of growth or continued ...
  3. Stocks

    Analyzing Johnson Controls’ Return on Equity (ROE) (JCI)

    Understand Johnson Controls' return on equity and the key drivers of profitability from an historical perspective and relative ...
  4. Tax Deductions / Credits

    Are mutual fund expense ratios tax deductible?

    Learn under what circumstances mutual fund expense ratios and other investment-related expenses may be tax deductible under ...
  5. Small Business

    Do you discount working capital in net present value (NPV)?

    Learn why changes in net working capital (NPV) should be included in net present value calculations for analyzing a project's ...
  6. Small Business

    How is working capital different from fixed capital?

    Understand the differences between working capital and fixed capital, including definitions and examples of how businesses ...
  7. Retirement Savings

    Is Social Security inflation-protected?

    Understand how U.S. Social Security benefits are indexed to changes in prices to adjust for changes in the cost of living ...