November 2012

Clothing for All: The Slow, but Relentless Revolution

Dear Laissez Faire Today Reader, I was out shopping for a new winter coat, hopping from store to store looking […]

Bullish on China (for now)

Every time I’ve written about China lately, I’ve received this question from readers: “So are you a bull or bear […]

Hedge funds are the rock stars of the investment world…for now

Today when hedge fund managers take the stage at conferences, like the Ira Sohn Conference, their stock recommendations, both long […]

Is Spain the Next Target for Chinese Real Estate Investors?

By Michael Cole, Mingtiandi Real Estate site, After having successfully driving up real estate values in Hong Kong and Singapore, […]

Does Weak Dollar Mean Strong China?

It seems both Romney and Obama agree that Bernanke’s weak dollar policy is the ticket out of this mess, but […]

Azerbaijan’s Developing Economy and Investment opportunities

Azerbaijan is an economy that has completed its post-Soviet transition into a major oil based economy (with the completion of […]

Oil, reforms make Nigeria top pick in frontier markets

(By EM) Frontier markets will benefit from the search for yield and, in sub-Saharan Africa, Nigeria is a good pick, […]

Egypt secures $4.8 billion IMF loan

(By EM) Egypt and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) reached an agreement on a 22-month Stand-By Arrangement The agreement was […]

The 45 Stocks Hedge Fund Managers Love The Most

By Lucas Kawa, Business Insider, Factset has just released its quarterly report on the stock holdings of the nation’s 50 […]

Russia and China’s Neighborly Interests

By Mark Mobius,  Franklin Templeton Blog, Whether our neighbors are as close as the airplane seat next to us […]