According to a Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research report, “Globesity —The Global Fight Against Obesity,” there are more than BofA Merrill Lynch has identified a Global Fighting Obesity a broad perspective in selecting stocks as part of the globesity theme, in our view. Merrill Lynch proposes that we get rich while doing so. an important new investment theme for fund managers,” it said in its Globesity report.
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When equity managers are looking at the problem in terms of investment opportunities, one realizes just how dire things have become.
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The spreading sickness of obesity and everything it touches—from how much gasoline and jet fuel we consume because of our collective heaviness, to the types of toilets that need to be retrofitted in public buildings and hospitals because of weight issues—is serious business.
Very sadly, there is money to be made from the sickness caused by poor diet and sedentary lifestyle. Here are just a few of the themes from the B of A—Merrill report that money managers consider when evaluating and recommending investments for their customers:. Obesity rates have doubled over the past 30 years; globally 1.
merrilll The annual cost of obesity-related illness in the U. Future health, social and economic costs could be overwhelming, especially given high levels of global childhood obesity and growing obesity in emerging markets.
How investors can play the war against ‘globesity’
As was the case with smoking and secondhand smoke, B of A—Merrill analysts believe, the growing cost burden of obesity—on governments, corporations and both the obese and nonobese—will spur collective action, including greater regulation, to fight obesity. Analysts have mapped obesity investment opportunities across four main sectors as potential entry points for investors: We know that as fitness and wellness professionals, you believe in making a different kind of investment in obesity.
Rather than throwing dollars at a stock for the next pharmaceutical wonder that promises to burn fat magically or to regulate diabetes, your portfolio is founded on investing money and time in your continuing education.
You invest blood, sweat and tears into your clients to see them through their globesit and inspire them toward their goals. We salute your dedication, and we are committed to helping you continue to build your businesses and to be successful.
We choose to invest in you. Part of moving the needle on globesity is challenging your clients to push to new levels with diet and exercise and make the changes to which their bodies will respond.
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