September 2013

As China Slows, Watch for Public Housing to Accelerate

Since China gradually began pumping the brakes on an overheated housing market two years ago it has been waiting for […]

Chinese Search for Infant Formula Goes Global

HONG KONG — The group of 40 mainland Chinese tourists made all the requisite shopping purchases on a recent trip […]

State pension liabilities top $4 trillion

By Eric Boehm | A new assessment of state pension obligations suggests the problem is even worse than it […]

Americans Say U.S. Schools Should Teach “Soft” Skills

Americans want schools to teach critical thinking and communication by Shane Lopez and Valerie J. Calderon WASHINGTON, D.C. — Most […]

Q&A: Emerging Markets Powerhouses China and India

By Mark Mobius, Franklin Templeton, Given their heft in the emerging markets world, China and India are among the countries […]

Balkan Emerging Frontiers Fund ranked first in BarclayHedge database‏

It is a great honor and pleasure to inform you that BarclayHedge, the leading database on hedge funds, ranked Balkan […]

Genuine Reasons to Invest in Wine

If you’re skeptic about investing in fine wine, maybe it’s time to have a closer look at the recent market […]

KKR to Apollo Vie for Spain Lending Left by Banks

By Charles Penty, Bloomberg, KKR & Co. (KKR) and Apollo Global Management LLC (APO) are vying for a slice of […]

Buffett Calls Fed History’s Greatest Hedge Fund

By Noah Buhayar, Bloomberg, Billionaire investor Warren Buffett compared the U.S. Federal Reserve to a hedge fund because of the […]

Married to the mortgage

  Are high house prices hurting women more than men? Jul 13th 2013 | BEIJING  CHINA’s communists attacked many bourgeois institutions after […]