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Our Global Investing Blog highlights opportunities in markets around the world. We look for opportunities in international stocks, real estate, commodities, and also bonds. The advice and recommendations are provided here are indicative of what we look for in our own investments

The Investing blog looks for the best investments around the world to counteract the continuing devaluation of the US Dollar and constant government intervention around the world. We look at the market from a global perspective and are also providing our expertise to a prominent private equity fund based in Calgary, Canada.

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How The Collapse In Oil Prices Is Destroying The Russian Economy

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on December 18, 2014

The collapse in oil prices is destroying the Russian economy. As oil prices continue to plunge ever lower in the international market, it is bringing economic turmoil to the nations that are dependent on energy exports. Brent the international benchmark for crude, dropped an additional 0.7%. It has now dropped below $60.00 USD (United States [...]

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Is Capitalism In Chile Under Siege?

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on December 16, 2014

Capitalism in Chile is undergoing a major threat. Chile has long been the model for capitalism and economic development in South America ever since the overthrown of Salvador Allende in 1973, and the resulting military dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet. The economy of Chile grew robustly during the tenure of President Pinochet whose rule ended in [...]

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Obama Care As A Symptom Of What Is Wrong With America

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on December 11, 2014

The United States outwardly seems to have recovered from the financial and banking crisis of 2008. Investors are once again finding the country a better alternative, than most other places in the world. The United States dollar is at a five year high and the stock market is continuing to hit all time record advances. [...]

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China’s Economy Is Now The Largest In The World

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on December 9, 2014

International investors so far have seemed to have taken the news in stride. Sometime during this year an event occurred that some Americans feared would eventually happen for the last decade or more. The Chinese economy became the largest in the world. For the first time since 1872, the United States no longer possesses the [...]

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What Comes Next With The Gold Market In 2015

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on December 5, 2014

Investors in gold saw prices plunge below the cost of production in November. For producers in the United States this averages $1200 USD (United States Dollar) per ounce from extraction, to the metal sold at the exchanges. Prices are now back above this benchmark. This was the result from a series of news events, as [...]

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Invest In The Future With Kazakhstan

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on December 2, 2014

Investors looking for a new frontier of opportunity might want to consider Kazakhstan. The country has the largest and most productive economy in Central Asia. Gaining independence in 1991, the nation of Kazakhstan is strategically located between Asian and European business centers. The Kazakhs have the additional advantage, of having a close geographic proximity to [...]

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European Quantitative Easing To Begin In 2015

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on November 27, 2014

The investors and economies of the European Union are in the doldrums. Of the major economic powers, France teeters on the brink of recession and Italy already has entered one. Germany’s economy, the normal engine for growth in Europe has now stalled. Spain is sputtering and the United Kingdom although growing, is heading into headwinds [...]

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China Joins The Club Of Ever Lower Interest Rates

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on November 25, 2014

Investors will now see the Chinese stock market recover some momentum, as the central government decided to reduce interest rates effective November 22nd. It is an attempt to encourage the domestic economy to pick up some strength, as world growth rates continue to decline elsewhere. This is the first time since 2012, that China has [...]

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A Nuclear Armed Iran Will Increase Economic Insecurity In The Middle East

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on November 20, 2014

Many international investors are well aware that the deadline for a nuclear agreement between Iran and the West is November 24th. It has become a contest of wills between the United States government and the Iranian mullahs. The fear in the United States is that the Obama Administration desperate for a deal, will give away [...]

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For Investors A Game Changer In Gold Has Arrived

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on November 18, 2014

Investors will see a new movement in international markets when it comes to gold. On November 30th, the citizens of Switzerland will decide the financial fate of their country when it comes to monetary stability and the value of their currency. A yes vote for the proposed Save Our Swiss Gold Initiative, would dramatically change [...]