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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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Argentina: A Case Study In Economic Mismanagement

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on March 5, 2015

An investor might wonder why would the 8th largest nation in the world with abundant natural resources and a well educated populace, continues to lurch from one economic crisis to the other. The nation of Argentina has been mismanaged since independence over 200 years ago. In keeping with that tradition, the country defaulted on its […]

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The Disaster of American Foreign Policy Under President Barack Obama

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on March 3, 2015

The foreign policy of the United States of America under President Barack Obama is a disaster and is only going to get worse. It is difficult to point to any real success and the policy of leading from behind has been totally discredited. Around the world the enemies of the United States and its allies […]

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The Coming International Financial Storm And Meltdown

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on February 26, 2015

There is an international financial storm that is rapidly gaining strength. Where and when it makes landfall, it will topple an already unstable and overextended banking system. The amount of international debt has now surpassed $200 trillion USD (United States Dollar) and is rising fast. Instead of permitting the last global contagion in 2008 and […]

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Sweden Enters The Race To The Bottom In Ongoing Currency War

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on February 24, 2015

Sweden has entered the spreading currency war by cutting interest rates from 0% to -0.1% and launching its own version of quantitative easing (QE). As the central bank of the country the Riksbank was announcing the new monetary initiative, politicians inside the country cheered on the effort to stimulate new growth and investment in Sweden. […]

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The End Of An Era In Venezuela

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on February 19, 2015

The end is near for the Bolivarian Revolution in Venezuela after a disastrous 16 years. The country now faces bankruptcy, after destructive economic policies that have taken a resource rich nation to the edge of ruin. The government is finally running out of financial resources to simply paper over the nonsensical fiscal actions, taken by […]

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Time For Greece To Leave The Euro?

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on February 17, 2015

Many international investors continue to ask the question whether Greece will actually leave the Euro? A newly installed leftist government in Greece, does not change the dire fiscal circumstances that the country finds itself in. At the end of the month the current financial aid package ends and Greece will need to renegotiate the crushing […]

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The Economic Impact Resulting From An Escalation Of War In The Middle East

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on February 12, 2015

The escalating war in the Middle East is having a rising impact on the global economy. Two recent events which include the retaliation of Jordan against ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) and the collapse of the central authority in Yemen, are both escalations in a spreading contagion of war. The growing anxiety in […]

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A Resurgent United States Dollar: The Return Of The King

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on February 10, 2015

Internationally the dollar has become resurgent in the face of a collapsing commodities market and a decline in national currencies almost everywhere. It still does not mean the United States dollar (USD) as the world’s reserve currency, is not in danger itself. Years of quantitative easing (QE), historically low interest rates and incredible amounts of […]

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The Financially Irresponsible American Government Under President Obama

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on February 5, 2015

For investors the strength of the dollar and economy are important reasons to invest in the United States. What is troubling at the same time, is the irresponsible actions of the American government under President Obama. The national debt is now in excess of $18 trillion USD (United States Dollar) and increasing at an alarming […]

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The World’s Central Banks: Waning Power And Deceit

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on February 3, 2015

If there are any investors that still believe that the Central Banks of the world are in a position to provide stability and security to the financial and equity markets, one only has to watch what recently occurred in Switzerland. Despite assurances that the Swiss franc would maintain the peg to the Euro at a […]