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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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The Boom In Global Trade For Northeastern Asia Finally Ends

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on May 26, 2015

For decades analysts and investors gauged the health of the world economy based on the value and amount of exports that originated from Northeast Asia. The region has been one of the most dynamic in the arena of trade for almost 2 generations. China by far the most important economy in the region, has seen […]

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The Transatlantic Trade And Investment Partnership

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on May 21, 2015

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership is a proposed free trade agreement that is being negotiated between the European Union and the United States. This commercial pact has become quite controversial between those groups who fear the loss of more national sovereignty and other elements of society, who favor widening opportunities for trade and investment […]

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Saudi Arabia Finally Opens Up Stock Market To Foreign Investment

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on May 19, 2015

Investors will finally have the opportunity to enter the largest stock exchange in the Middle East. At $590 billion USD (United States Dollar), Saudi Arabia will partially open up the market on June 15th. The new regulations will come into force on June 1st in time before the inaugural change that takes place two weeks […]

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The Ongoing Controversy Over The Trans-Pacific Partnership

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on May 14, 2015

The Trans Pacific Partnership known as TPP involves 12 nations and will constitute 35% of global trade, when and if it is fully implemented. The negotiations have been ongoing for almost 10 years, among the nations that straddle the Pacific Rim. If one were to add the GDP (Gross Domestic Product) of these nations, it […]

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Investing In France Becomes More Challenging With Florange Act

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on May 12, 2015

At the beginning of the 21st century, France was still considered a leader in the world of business. As the 2nd largest economy in Europe, the country was able to greatly influence the biggest trade bloc in the world. Investing in France for the long term, seemed to make sense as it was recognized that […]

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Corporate Debt In The United States Is Growing Rapidly

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on May 7, 2015

The issuance of corporate debt in the United States is expanding at an alarming rate, if investors consider the mediocre economic growth that has been the rule since the end of the Great Recession in June 2009. In 2015 it is growing faster than at any other time. This is on top of three record […]

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An Economic Recovery In Russia?

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on May 5, 2015

There are quite a few analysts and some investors that are insisting that Russia has finally turned the corner and that real economic growth will return soon. They point to the recent action by the Russian Central Bank in lowering the benchmark interest rate from 14% to 12.5%. The reduction in the cost of borrowing […]

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Will Elections In The United Kingdom Bring About A European Exit?

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on April 30, 2015

  The national elections in the United Kingdom on May 07th is a crossroads for the future of the country. There are not only enormous economic implications, but political ones as well at stake. One is the future of the nation and its role within the European Economic Community (EEC). Will Mr. Cameron the incumbent […]

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Japan: A Case Study In The Limits To Quantitative Easing

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on April 28, 2015

Economists and politicians that become addicted to quantitative easing, often fail to realize when it is no longer working. Touted as a panacea for economies caught in a malaise, it is supposed to deliver new economic growth and stave off the harmful effects of deflation. Based on a theory that if a dose of quantitative […]

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China’s Latest Efforts At Monetary Stimulus

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on April 23, 2015

In an effort to encourage investment within China, the government has further relaxed bank reserve requirements. It is another attempt to maintain the Chinese rate of economic growth to at least 7%. The latest industry wide cut, is the second one in less than 3 months. The last one was on February 04th, when a […]