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Food for Thought. Thoughtful debate and insightful observations/ commentary on actions/events in financial markets, investments, societies, and governments around the world that impact our lives. Also Oxstone Team’s Global Investment Commentary and Best Investment Ideas.

Clean Water in an Emergency

3 simple preps for ensuring access to water by Brandon Garrett Having access to clean water in an emergency is [...]

The Rise of the Renminbi: Will China’s Yuan Become a Global Reserve Currency?

By Mark Mobius, Franklin Templeton Blog, In recent months, China has stepped up a longstanding campaign for its currency (officially [...]

BLACKSTONE PREDICTS MORE CHINESE INVESTMENT IN US REAL ESTATE

   BY MICHAEL COLE    Blackstone’s Jonathan Gray was sharing what he learned at a conference in New York last week [...]

Performance Reviews

The annual reviews of employees’ performance have worked as an integral part of standard business procedures. In our age of [...]

How to read a 10-K like Warren Buffett

If you think you can be a great investor, you’d better enjoy working with one of the principal tools of [...]

How to Judge a Business’s Durability

My last post listed examples of threats to a company’s durability. This post will be about how we assess those [...]

Tunisia and the Arab Spring: Why the Results Are Different

Tunisia achieved the level of the success story based on the results of the recent political developments in the country. [...]

Andreessen Horowitz: Why we’re not in the next tech bubble

by  Dan Primack Venture capital giant acknowledges some froth, but believes that today’s tech investing environment favors the private markets. [...]

Altegris Survey Finds Investors Are Bullish On Alternatives

Majority of Investors Plan to Increase Allocation to Alternative Investments in 2015 A significant majority of high net worth and [...]

Oxstones Food for Thought – July 2015 – How to Invest in America’s Economic Revival

By Liu-Yue (Louie) Lam, Global Investment Strategist, Oxstones Investment Club Warren Buffett wrote in his annual report – “Though we [...]

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