"The shock waves of the subprime mortgage crisis are still being felt in financial markets around the world. But what is the likely longer-term impact on the global economy?

The Economist Intelligence Unit has produced a special report (PDF, 508 KB) that analyses the various scenarios for the global economy and the potential impact on individual regions.

This free report looks at the background behind recent events and presents our findings on the increased risks to economic growth."...

Read it, and plan your financial strategy accordingly.