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The Impact of US Growth and a Strong US Dollar on Emerging Markets

#thanksobama US unemployment has dropped from 10% in late 2009 to 5.5% in February 2015, and the US Dollar is on a record growth streak. While that is good news for US firms and US investors looking to acquire ex-US, … Continue reading

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Few surprises in European Pension Fund Asset Allocation: Equities down, Alternatives Up

The latest Mercer data on European pension funds and their asset allocation shows an aggregate decrease in equities from 43% to 39%, and over half of them now have alternatives allocations (UK leads the way with 75%). In other words, … Continue reading

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Global Trends 2030 – Welcome to the Future

The sad thing about the comprehensive work of the National Intelligence Council looking at future global trends is that it only is published every four years, and the speed of change has been increasing dramatically. To that end, #GT2030 has … Continue reading

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Metatrend #Emerging-To-Developed: Innovation led by emerging markets

I have written many posts about how much emerging markets are driving product innovation globally. Yes, the US with Google, Apple and Facebook are still on the forefront of new technologies, but we have seen a trend of “reverse engineering” … Continue reading

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Aberdeen’s 14th Annual UK Investment Conference – September 2012

On the first weekend of September, I had the pleasure of being in Scotland to participate in Aberdeen Asset Management’s 14th Annual UK Investment Conference and Braemar Gathering 2012. CEO Martin Gilbert welcomed the guests and introduced the theme, “Investing … Continue reading

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Enskat/Katie Koch Interview Fund Forum 2012: Jim O’Neill’s Growth Markets Beyond BRICs

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Interviewing Dr. Mark Mobius in Monaco 2012: The Changing Perception of Emerging Markets

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