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Asia

Is China about to implode?

Buenos Aires, Argentina Last night I was at a party. It was an elegant crowd, gathered in a garden around … 0 26
Economic Crisis

The “multiple uncertainties” that are on my mind

Buenos Aires, Argentina Heavy rainstorms swept through Buenos Aires in the past few days. Lightning flashed, thunder cracked, streets were … 0 24
Investment Strategy

2018: the year of the US dollar

Buenos Aires, Argentina All eyes are focused on the US midterm elections today. In this era, where politics has descended … 0 52
Stocks and Shares

Time travel, new taxes and GE collapses (further)

Buenos Aires, Argentina On Sunday, I flew back from New Zealand to my chosen home in Argentina. It was the … 0 71
Investment Strategy

Stock sell-off accelerates

Wanaka, South Island, New Zealand The time zone in New Zealand takes some getting used to for a newbie like … 0 72
Economic Crisis

A short note to myself about market crises

Buenos Aires, Argentina Just a short note today, as I’m hopping on a plane later and heading west across the … 0 91
Investment Strategy

When the wind blows

Rock-a-bye baby, on the tree top When the wind blows the cradle will rock When the bough breaks the cradle … 0 85
Asia

The “cheap” Asian stock market that’s also high risk

Most of the time, if you could pick up a developed country stock index with a price-to-earnings ratio below 12 … 0 114
Economic Crisis

What causes a financial crisis? Too much faith or too little?

Question one: What causes a massive loss of faith in a country’s political and financial systems? Answer: About a century … 0 106
North America

Three interesting charts about the US

Another day in Argentina. There’s a general strike today (again), meaning no public transport and major inconvenience for most people. … 0 114
Investment Strategy

Pyramids, profits and how to get the most from stocks

It’s well-established that stocks beat bonds and cash in the long run. The historical record is indisputable. But the standard … 0 113