Category Archives: Economy

Output, Employment in Rich World v Emerging Markets

The Economist compares output and employment in the Rich World and Emerging Markets. “By late 2010 output and employment had turned up in most rich countries but not enough to regain pre-crisis levels (chart 3)”

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Africa yo te estoy llamando a ti – Africa eclipsing BRICs in Growth?

Ella baila la portugueza Estoy llamando a todas las morenas Y las llamada la viene da la luz Con calma se baila esta danza Y con amor canto yo esta cancion Africa bamba ase a un lado a la tristeza … Continue reading

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The world’s biggest economy

The world’s biggest economy The Economist’s coverage of when China will exceed America as the world’s biggest economy reinforces my thesis that emerging markets will grow faster than the S&P 500 on a long-term basis – the question is just … Continue reading

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Globalization- Measures of Hope parallel economic measures

Globalization- Measures of Hope parallel economic measures predicting relative outperformance of emerging markets over Western, American S&P 500 in long run The Economist points out that there are subjective, human factors which accompany my thesis that liquidity will flow to … Continue reading

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BRIC Innovation

The Economist’s coverage of innovation in emerging markets suggests that innovative BRIC companies are sharing information between themselves – completely circumventing the economic systems of the Rich World. “Smoothly managed China is very different from chaotic India. Brazilians have a … Continue reading

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Brazil needs to be more innovative

Brazil needs to be more innovative: The excellent Schumpeter column drives home the point that not all BRICs are equal. “Can their country become an innovator in its own right, or is its recent growth little more than a by-product … Continue reading

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The Big Mac index

The Economist’s Big Mac Index shows that a burger is undervalued in China, but overvalued in Brazil. “Since 14.5 yuan can buy as much burger as $3.71, a yuan should be worth $0.26 on the foreign-exchange market. In fact, it … Continue reading

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