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112, 2016

What to buy? Consumption patterns in emerging markets

It may sound counter-intuitive, but the largest consumer bases belong to the new middle class of many of the emerging economies. Consider this: Ernst and Young estimate that by 2030, in China, one billion people [...]

2211, 2016

Emerging Markets: A Bright Spot for the Future

From the British vote to exit the European Union to violence in Turkey to a sustained downturn in crude oil prices, headlines over the past year have brought a great deal of uncertainty to emerging [...]

2510, 2016

What Exactly is Macro Trading?

Macro trading is a type of trading strategy employed by hedge funds. Hedge funds, which generate returns for investors through betting pooled amounts of their money on both rising and falling prices, are best defined [...]

2309, 2016

Unquiet on the Eastern Front: North Korea, Nuclear Testing, and Emerging Markets

By now, you’ve surely heard the news. On September 9, 2016, North Korea detonated its fifth nuclear device, the latest in a long line of controversial tests that have drawn international criticism.  Once again, the [...]

1508, 2016

INFOGRAPHIC: 3 Traders Who Changed History