Why Shiite Expansion Will Be Short-Lived

Analysis Forecast That a bloc of Shiite states has coalesced in the Middle East is a significant geopolitical development; that […]

Russia Nervously Eyes the U.S.-Iran Deal

By Reva Bhalla, Stratfor, When a group of weary diplomats announced a framework for an Iranian nuclear accord last week […]

This map shows which countries prefer China over the United States

The Middle East is a much bigger fan of China. The US wins Europe. And Argentina can’t make up its […]

The Future of OPEC

Pump jacks in the Kurdish town of Derik, on the border with Turkey and Iraq, Nov. 25. (ACHILLEAS ZAVALLIS/AFP/Getty Images) […]

Obama’s Bluff

By George Friedman, Stratfor, Images of multiple dead bodies emerged from Syria last week. It was asserted that poison gas […]

The Next Frontier

By RESHMA KAPADIA Frontier markets have both great potential and sizable risk. Harding Loevner Frontier Emerging Markets fund is one […]

How to play resource scarcity

By Melissa Shin, From http://www.advisor.ca/investments/market-insights/how-to-play-resource-scarcity-113413 By 2050, it’s all over, says Jeremy Grantham: we’ll have either used up all cheap […]

Israel’s Iron Dome, and the Ongoing Energy Revolution

By Byron King, Outstanding Investments Byron King The Middle East mess affects all manner of scenarios for future price and […]

Tiger Global Management buys Cobone website as Dubai Internet start-ups attract attention of global capital again

From http://www.arabianmoney.net/private-equity/2013/03/11/tiger-asset-management-buys-cobone-website-as-dubai-internet-start-ups-attract-attention-of-global-capital-again/ Tiger Global Management has aquired the successful Dubai-based global daily deal website Cobone for an undisclosed sum as […]

A New Chapter for Turkey?

By Frank Holmes, U.S. Global Investors, Inc. From Daily Reckoning, In 2012, Turkey was the best performer among the emerging […]