Foreign-born Population As a Percentage of Total Population for Select Countries

The number of foreigners (i.e. foreign-born people) relative to total population varies across countries. Some countries such as those in Eastern Europe have low foreign-born population since they have been closed economies until the iron curtain fell. Luxembourg(LUX) and Switzerland (CHE) have the highest foreign-born population since they are tax havens. Mexico (MEX) and Poland(POL) have the …

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The Periodic Table of Emerging Markets 2016

The Periodic Table of Emerging Markets for 2016 is shown in the chart below: Click to enlarge Source: US Funds Brazil was the top performing market last year with a 69% return followed by Peru. Among the BRICs, China and India were basically flat. This chart also shows that no country is a top market …

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The Callan Periodic Table of Investment Returns 2016: A Review

Update: The Callan Periodic Table of Investment Returns 1998-2017 Callan Associates has published their “The Periodic Table of Investment Returns for 2016”. This fascinating chart shows the returns of various of classes such as stocks, bonds, US and foreign stocks, etc. The importance of diversification among asset classes is vividly illustrated by the Callan chart each year. The Callan Periodic …

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