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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 [...]

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Investors Should Prepare For The Upcoming Crash In The American Stock Market

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on July 2, 2014

Investors can expect an end to the bull market of the American Stock Market as the Federal Reserve Bank of the United States (Central Bank) tapers the quantitative easing policy in place since the last economic and financial crisis in 2008. At the peak of the program the Federal Reserve ( the Fed ) was [...]

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How Will Investors Be Impacted By The Bankruptcy Of The United States

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on June 30, 2014

Investors have become increasingly apprehensive about the solvency of the United States and it's government. There is also progressive concern among investors globally about the stability and long term viability of the American dollar. As the national debt approaches $18 trillion USD (United States Dollar) the nation has now accumulated more indebtedness than the entire [...]

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Invest in Singapore: The Economic Tiger of South Asia

by Jeffrey Hagenmeier on June 27, 2014

If an investor is looking for a place to do business in South Asia, the city of Singapore has a great deal to offer. The World Bank has identified this city-state as the easiest place in the world to do business. The country has the world's highest percentage of millionaires. One out of every six [...]