Emerging Markets Have Diverse Macroeconomic Profiles: Chart

Emerging market equities have taken a strong beating this year with countries like Turkey, China, etc. falling by double digit percentage points. The benchmark MSCI Emerging Markets Index has fallen sharply so far this year. Even with the selloff, fears of a meltdown in these markets are still in investors’ minds. However not all markets …

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On The Lost Decade Of The BRICs

The BRIC countries were hyped to be the top investment destination before the Global Financial Crisis. As the craze for emerging markets soared Wall Street came up with a nice-sounding term BRIC to denote the next emerging countries of Brazil, Russia, India and China. The simple catch phrase caught on and investors couldn’t get enough …

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Stocks Deliver Strong Returns Following Bear Markets

One of the very important factors needed for success with equity investing is the ability to stay invested during any market including bear markets. To put it another way, simply selling out when stocks crash 20% or more is a foolish idea.Investors who are unable to hold stocks when punishing market events occur should not bother …

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Maersk Container Ship Loads A World Record 19,038 Containers

Mumbai Maersk is one of the world’s largest container ships owned by Maersk, the Danish shipping giant. Recently the ship was loaded with an astonishing 19,038 Containers at Tanjung Pelepas Port in Malaysia. The ship is on its way to Rotterdam in Europe. According to a news report, the ship beat all previous world records with the loading …

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