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Accessing Myanmar’s Growth
Accessing Myanmar’s Growth
July 5, 2013
Did you know that in the first half of the last century, Myanmar had twice the GDP per capita of China? What a difference a few decades and government policies...
Going to a Digital Extreme in China
Going to a Digital Extreme in China
June 14, 2013
In its shift toward a consumption-driven economy, China has been embracing digital technology at rates that dwarf those of many developed countries. The Chinese have been scooping up smartphones...
Meet the Power Couple of the East
Meet the Power Couple of the East
April 24, 2013

On the “2013 TIME 100” annual list of most influential people in the world, you’ll likely recognize a few power couples who individually made the list. President Barack Obama and...

Shanghai’s Long Road to Prosperity
Shanghai’s Long Road to Prosperity
April 3, 2013
The cover of our latest Shareholder Report features the bustling Nanjing Road in Shanghai, China. U.S. Global Research Analyst Xian Liang was born and raised in Shanghai and says the...
Why China is Tunneling a Mind-Boggling 800 Miles in 2 Years
Why China is Tunneling a Mind-Boggling 800 Miles in 2 Years
March 18, 2013
Would it surprise you to discover that China is planning to add 800 miles to its subway system over the next two years? That’s the distance equivalent to building a...
9 “Early Adopter” Ideas For Investing in Emerging Markets
9 “Early Adopter” Ideas For Investing in Emerging Markets
February 15, 2013
Do you know the seasonal pattern to China’s equities during the Chinese New Year? Going back 10 years, based on median returns, the Shanghai Composite Index rose 3.46 percent, while...
How They Spend It In China
How They Spend It In China
February 13, 2013
Would it surprise you if I told you that Chinese visitors traveling through London’s Heathrow today buy about 25 percent of luxury goods at the airport, even though China’s tourists...
Out With the Dragon, In With the Snake
Out With the Dragon, In With the Snake
February 11, 2013
During this Chinese New Year, more than a billion people will be welcoming in the Year of the Black Water Snake, celebrating with family and friends all week long. The...
How to Discover the Top Dogs in Emerging Markets
How to Discover the Top Dogs in Emerging Markets
January 18, 2013

Four decades ago, the “Dogs of the Dow” strategy was born. It’s a simple concept where investors hold the ten highest dividend-yielding companies of the Dow Jones Industrial

Small-Caps Pack Big Punch in Emerging Markets
Small-Caps Pack Big Punch in Emerging Markets
November 28, 2012
In October, the International Monetary Fund painted a gloomier picture for global investors, as it projected slower growth due to slumping world trade and uncertainty in the West. Despite the...

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