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BRICS emerging nations close to launching bank; to start lending in 2016

By Alonso Soto, Reuters, The five BRICS nations will likely agree to fund their $100 billion development effort equally, giving [...]

The World’s Most Content (and Miserable) Countries

By Thomas Frohlich and Vince Calio, 247WallSt, World news does not always fully capture people’s level of happiness. Last year, [...]

This map shows which export makes your country the most money

By Simran Khosla, Global Post, Using data from the CIA Factbook, we labeled every country in the world by its [...]

Here’s One Reason Why Expats in Panama Are Healthier…

By Larke Newell My husband Gary and I spent a long time researching all of our options for living overseas. [...]

This Is How Much It Costs to Live in Panama City

By Jessica Ramesch My first year in Panama City, I started my mornings with a $0.15 cup of strong, dark [...]

The 50-year snooze

  Brazilian workers are gloriously unproductive. For the economy to grow, they must snap out of their stupor   Apr [...]

Dream Big: A Glimpse Inside the Strategies and Tactics of 3G Capital

From Santangel’s Review, This book has long been on my list to read, but unfortunately it had only been published [...]

What’s Next for Emerging Markets?

By Nathan Rowader, Forward Management, Seeking a Clear Path Through the Turmoil A conversation with Nathan Rowader, Forward Director of [...]

The Economic Cost of Brazil’s Spending Spree

By Mark Mobius, Franklin Templeton Blog, Brazil has been on a spending spree during the past few years, which, unfortunately, [...]

Uncovering Opportunities in Emerging Markets

By Mark Kiesel, Pimco, Emerging markets have underperformed expectations, but the longer-term secular outlook remains constructive for many regions. Highly [...]

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