March 2012

Brazil: Home of the next Mark Zuckerberg?

By Vivek Wadhwa, Washington Post, Silicon Valley has led the world in innovation and entrepreneurship because of its culture of […]

Competition thrives in Czech Republic construction sector

Contractors, construction materials manufacturers and other industry professionals seeking market data and analysis for activity in the Czech Republic have […]

Shale Oil and Gas in China

by Peter Staas, investing daily,  In last week’s issue of The Energy Letter, we focused on the growing gap between […]

Seven Election Year Chinese Stocks

By Ken Fisher, Forbes, Last year was a dismal year for Chinese stocks. The popular FTSE/Xinhua China 25 Index of […]

A challenging 2012 for the Czech construction industry

The revised Czech government strategy on transport infrastructure construction released in January 2012 indicates that the decline in civil engineering […]

US stocks: Tread carefully through the minefields

By Prieur du Plessis,  From investmentpostcards site, The S&P 500 Index is anticipating too much too soon. Robert Shiller’s PE10 […]

Substantial increase in demand for construction equipment in Russia

Over the last decade, construction machinery stock owned by construction companies in Russia has been depleted by 40-60% on average, […]

Collective investment scheme

A collective investment scheme is a way of investing money alongside other investors in order to benefit from the inherent […]

Holding company

A holding company is a company or firm that owns other companies’ outstanding stock. The term usually refers to a […]

Investment company

An investment company is a company whose main business is holding securities of other companies purely for investment purposes. The […]