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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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Time For Investors To Take Another Look At Coal

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on October 30, 2014

Most investors in energy have no idea that coal continues to be the cheapest fuel for generating electricity and heat in most parts of the world. Despite the efforts of environmentalists and some national leaders to move to alternative and renewable fuels the worldwide demand for coal proceeds to grow. Coal will remain the essential [...]

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Down In Mexico Where The Investments Can Grow

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on October 28, 2014

An investment in the growing economy in Mexico can make sense to take advantage of the abundance of natural resources and relatively low wage structure. Mexico is the 14th largest economy in the world. In PPP (Purchasing Power Parity) it ranks 10th globally. In Latin America it is the second largest economy after Brazil. The [...]

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With Oil Prices Plummeting Investors Can Now Expect A Sovereign Default In Venezuela

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on October 23, 2014

Investors have now seen oil prices decline by at least 25% since June. It is the bright spot in the present slow down in the global economy and the roiling stock markets around the world. It is a welcome relief to consumers in East Asia, Europe, Latin America and the United States. It is estimated [...]

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For Investors A New Era Of Lower Oil Prices Has Unwittingly Arrived

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on October 14, 2014

Investors in energy have watched the United States go from the 3rd largest producer of oil in 2013, to the largest in the world this year. American production has overtaken both Russia the former largest producer, and Saudi Arabia. The United States had already become the largest natural gas producer in 2010, thanks to hydraulic [...]

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How The Spread Of The Ebola Virus Will Effect Trade And Investment

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on October 9, 2014

Investors should note that the Ebola virus has been around since at least 1976. The first outbreak was mostly limited to Zaire (Democratic Republic of the Congo) and South Sudan. There have been a number of breakouts over the years. In the past the death rate was 90%. In the latest outbreak in West Africa, [...]

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What A Black Swan Event Can Do To International Investment And The World Economy

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on October 7, 2014

As international events continue to become more dangerous investors are becoming more apprehensive. The crisis in Ukraine will proceed to be an area of conflict between the West and Russia for some time to come. Many people remain uneasy that Russia may well decide to destabilize additional countries in Europe and other former republics of [...]

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Consider An Investment In The United Arab Emirates

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on October 2, 2014

Investors considering an investment in the Middle East need to look no further than the United Arab Emirates. Established in 1971, the country located on the Arabian Peninsula is a federation of seven principalities. Each one of them known in Arabic as emirates, is ruled by a hereditary emir. Together they form a council where [...]

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What Protests In Hong Kong Will Do To Your Investment

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on September 30, 2014

Investors should understand what is at stake in the territory of Hong Kong. Beyond that, should come the realization that the protests there, and the response of the local government indicates that there will be no real democracy in the former British colony. Neither will there be unfettered capitalism over the long term. Mainland China [...]

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Investors Should Expect A Crash In China’s Real Estate Market

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on September 25, 2014

International investors should be aware that China’s real estate market has become vastly overheated. The property market saw prices soaring by 20% in the country’s four largest cities in 2013. In Beijing the nations capital, prices ratcheted up by 16% last year alone. Shanghai saw increases of 17% with both Guangzhou and Shenzhen witnessing 20% [...]

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Invest in The United States With American Retail Icon J.C. Penny

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on September 23, 2014

Investing with the American retail icon J.C. Penny is a long term move. The United States based company has been in decline for years. The stock ended the business session yesterday at $10.13 USD (United States Dollar). The high was $10.34 USD and a low of $10.09 USD. The share price is now heading toward [...]