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The Giant Awakens: The Indian Growth Story
Not long ago, India was one of the Fragile Five: an unfortunate club of troubled emerging markets (FEO) (VWO) that were the worst hit by the 2013 taper tantrum.
Risk and International Assets in a Portfolio
Although international investing does tend to mitigate risk and diversify portfolios, there are certain risks involved.
The Changing Global Corporate Landscape
The global corporate landscape has changed drastically from what it used to be. US consumers have no qualms about using foreign products.
The Equity Home Bias Puzzle
In this series, we’ll look at the prevalence of home bias, the disadvantages of favoring home bias, and the benefits of international diversification.
Why Central Bank Decisions Are More Unpredictable Now
Central bank decisions are more unpredictable now. The US economy has been steady for a while and doesn’t warrant the zero interest rate policy.
Why China Matters in the Long Run
China matters in the long run—and not just for investors in the country’s equity markets. Slack in the Chinese economy could affect the global economy (FAM) in a big way.
China Still Offers Some Opportunities
China still offers some bright spots of opportunity for investors. The equity market slump in China (YINN) is not likely to affect the Chinese consumer.
From Men to Machines: China’s Robotic Revolution
A quiet revolution is taking place in China. Few people will have heard of Shenzhen Everwin Precision Technology but this company is making history.
Successful Oil Auctions Have Boosted the Mexican Peso
Successful oil auctions have boosted the Mexican peso. Since the second auction on September 30, the peso has appreciated by 2.9% against the US dollar as of November 2.
Retail Growth in Asia Faces Important Challenges
China’s retail sales growth has remained above 10% for most of the past year, and this trend isn’t likely to reverse in the near future.