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The Chinese Black Swan

By Vitaly Katsenelson CFA, author of The Little Book of Sideways Markets and Active Value Investing. Vitaliy’s website is Contrarian Edge Party rulers in China are trapped in a position that chess players deeply fear — zugzwang — where any move made puts you at […]

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90 Years of Communist China

By EconMatters The CPC (Communist Party of China) was founded on July 1, 1921 in Shanghai with a large working class support base.  After the death of Dr. Sun Yat-sen (???)–China’s Founding Father (recognized by both Beijing and Taipei)–in 1925, a lengthy civil war […]

The Issue of Foreign Direct Investment in the US

The Issue of Foreign Direct Investment in the US

In 2008, Libya entrusted Goldman Sachs with $ 1.3 billion taken from its sovereign wealth fund. Bad move!  The chief investment officer of the Libyan sovereign wealth fund, Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) approached 25 different U.S. financial institutions in mid […]

VoxEU: The future of the Eurozone

VoxEU: The future of the Eurozone

Reprinted with permission:By Kai A Konrad, Managing Director, Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance and a CEPR Research Fellow, and Holger Zschäpitz, Senior Business Editor, Der Welt. Source. A year after the rescue of Greece, the Eurozone is still […]

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The Real European Debt Crisis

There have been numerous stories about the Euro-crisis, a possible Greek default and the PIIGs. However, there is another looming crisis on the horizon for Europe, unless something changes drastically. One of the biggest factors behind growth is; demographics, demographics, […]

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Europe’s highest dividend yield companies

Tim du Toit is editor and founder of Eurosharelab. On his website he reveals what more than 20 years of equity investment have taught him – sometimes at considerable cost. To discover how you can avoid costly mistakes and enjoy […]

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Special Memorial Day Tribute on Value Walk

Most of the readers of this site are American/Canadian, and British. Although, I recognize that this article might sound a bit Anglo (and specifically “American”) centric I think all readers will enjoy reading it. I will be posting a new page […]

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Is The Yuan OVERVALUED? Jim Chanos Thinks So

After the collapse of Enron, one man came into the spotlight for his prediction of the decline in the stock of Enron. That man was Jim Chanos, president of hedge fund, Kynikos Associates. In October 2000, Chanos examined Enron Corporation’s […]

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How Facebook Can Win in China

Jeffrey Towson is the former Head of Direct Investments for Middle East North Africa and Asia Pacific for Prince Waleed, nicknamed by Time Magazine as the “Arabian Warren Buffett”. He is the author of the global investing book “What Would Ben Graham Do […]