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Investors In The United States Must Now Worry About The Unpatriotic Tax With Corporate Inversions

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on July 29, 2014

Investors interested in the American economy have a new hurdle to take into consideration. The issue this time is know as corporate inversions. That is having domestic companies reincorporating overseas to lower their overall tax bill. Once again, the American government spearheaded by the Administration of Barack Obama, has decided to politicize individual business and [...]

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Investors World Over Want To Know The Secret To Germany’s Economic Success

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on July 25, 2014

International investors are often perplexed at the continuing success of the German economy. Even as European neighbors and foreign trading partners are mired in recession like growth patterns the German economy keeps humming forward. The overall statistics for Germany are impressive by any standard. As the worlds 4th largest economy, German prosperity is based on [...]

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Investors In The United States: Rising Income Inequality Is Impacting Economic Growth

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on July 24, 2014

Investors should be aware that income inequality in the United States, has now reached levels not seen since the 1920's. What this will mean to the national economy is a slowdown in consumer spending. This will be the result of declining amounts of disposable income by an ever greater number of Americans. That will translate [...]

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Investors Should Take A Second Look At SodaStream

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on July 21, 2014

Investors looking for a stock that is on sale should take another look at SodaStream. Surprisingly for many is that the company has been around for over 100 years, being founded in 1903. Many consumers worldwide, are also surprised that the company is actually based in Israel. The products are presently available in 41 countries. [...]

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International Investors Should Consider New Zealand

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on July 17, 2014

Investors looking for an economically stable country in the Pacific region might consider the island nation of New Zealand. The advantages for making an investment here include safety, stability, and the proximity to the booming economies of East and Southeast Asia. New Zealand ranks first in the world for protecting investors, lack of corruption, and [...]

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Investors In The United States: More Businesses Are Now Closing Than Are Opening

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on July 16, 2014

Investors will find that in the United States businesses are not being created as fast as they are now closing. This phenomena is a first for the American economy since the Carter era in the late 1970s. The rate of failure is not really the issue as much as the lack of business creation. A [...]

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Investors In Real Estate Should Consider Montenegro

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on July 15, 2014

Investors may be missing an opportunity if they do not consider an investment in the red hot real estate market of Montenegro. The country contains one of the fastest expanding areas in the world for this industry. In the past few years prices have tripled but there is still plenty of room for growth. The [...]

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Invest in Poland: The Economic Juggernaut of Eastern Europe

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on July 11, 2014

Investors should consider an investment in Poland to capitalize on the emerging markets of Eastern Europe. Poland has become the 6th largest economy in the European Union (EU). The Polish economy has grown an average of 4% since the country joined the EU in 2004. It was the only European country that avoided the late [...]

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Investors Have Another Opportunity In The Second Revolution Of Shale Gas And Oil

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on July 8, 2014

Investors will be able to take advantage of the technological advances and the rising prices for energy by taking a look at what is happening in the shale gas and oil industry. The potential supply of oil is enormous. The global supply of oil in shale beds may contain as much as 800% to 900% [...]

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Invest In Hong Kong: The Crown Jewel Of East Asia

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on July 3, 2014

Investors from around the world are taking another look for business opportunities in the former British colony of Hong Kong. Some of the biggest investors are from Mainland China by companies who wish to go international. The city-state has all the necessary inputs for such efforts. The city maintains its Western orientation, despite the return [...]