Using various weighted financial ratios, Merrill Lynch has assigned a vulnerability rating to leading Asian economies in the below heat map. By these metrics, Singapore, India, and Malaysia score very poorly while Korea and Taiwan are seen as the safest nations.
When investors are looking for a hedge fund to invest their money with, they usually look at returns. Of course, the larger the positive return, the better, but what about during major market selloffs? It may be easy to discount a hedge fund's negative return when everyone else lost a lot of money. However, hedge Read More