About Us

Oxstones is emerging alternative investment ideas, tools, & stock picks. Oxstones.com is a searchable content platform and business intelligence tools for knowledge sharing and financial education.



The Ox represents leadership, wisdom, patience, strength, and hard work. It is the perfect symbol for investing. It is hard work to find great investment opportunities. There are no short cuts. We patiently ‘plow the fields’ and once in a while… we discover an ‘Oxstone,’ a great investment.

Oxstones.com simplifies this process by connecting global investors with great alternative investment opportunities while educating investors on alternative asset classes and strategies.

Mastering the markets takes a lifetime. For many individual investors it’s a lifelong quest to solve the great investing challenge, to beat the markets consistently. For the majority this continues to be an elusive goal. Why not increase your chances for success by learning from like-minded individuals?

Our Mission is TO ENLIGHTEN, TO EMPOWER, AND TO EVOLVE AS INVESTORS. To educate both the young and old – To enlighten and empower them with knowledge and tools to evolve into better investors capable of managing their personal finances and retirement savings. The changing world order will continue to create dramatic volatility and uncertainty in our lifetime, but it will also present incredible rewards. In the Chinese language, ‘Crisis’ also means ‘Opportunity.’

Our Vision for this website is to reach individual investors globally and create an open environment to harness the power of collective intelligence to become better investors by sharing ideas and learning from each other. We focus on emerging alternative investing opportunities (nontraditional asset classes) – emerging and frontier equities, commodities, hedge funds, private equity, and commercial real estate. We seek to exchange ideas and local market information about finance, macroeconomics, geopolitics, and businesses from the ground level in order to gain unique insights to find great investment opportunities (Oxstones) in foreign economies.


Kindest Regards,

Liu-Yue (Louie) Lam, Adventurous Entrepreneurial Investor and Creative Problem Solver

An eternal optimist, Liu-Yue built two social enterprises to help make the world a better place.  Liu-Yue co-founded Oxstones Investment Club a searchable content platform and business tools for knowledge sharing and financial education.  Oxstones.com also provides investors with direct access to U.S. commercial real estate opportunities and other alternative investments.  In addition, Liu-Yue also co-founded Cute Brands a cause-oriented character brand management and brand licensing company that creates social awareness on global issues and societal challenges through character creations.  Prior to his entrepreneurial endeavors, Liu-Yue worked as an Executive Associate at M&T Bank in the Structured Real Estate Finance Group where he worked with senior management on multiple bank-wide risk management projects. He also had a dual role as a commercial banker advising UHNWIs and family offices on investments, credit, and banking needs while focused on residential CRE, infrastructure development, and affordable housing projects. Prior to M&T, he held a number of positions in Latin American equities and bonds investment groups at SBC Warburg Dillon Read (Swiss Bank), OFFITBANK (the wealth management division of Wachovia Bank), and in small cap equities at Steinberg Priest Capital Management (family office). Liu-Yue has an MBA specializing in investment management and strategy from Georgetown University and a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Marketing from Stern School of Business at NYU. He also completed graduate studies in international management at the University of Oxford, Trinity College.


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