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What Happened to Emerging Markets Investing

December 20, 2013

The emerging economies, and especially their stock markets, were leaders after the global economic bottom in 2009. Their stock indexes rose much more than developed economy indexes. Most analysts said those economies would have permanently higher growth rates and that their stock returns would be higher than developed market stocks. All that changed over the […]

What’s Happened to Emerging Markets?

August 29, 2013

Not long ago emerging economies and their stock and bond markets were darlings of the investment world. The countries sank a lot at the beginning of the financial crisis, but they bounced back much more quickly. They didn’t have the debt overhangs and other problems of the developed world. They maintained reasonable policies in the […]

The Slide in Emerging Market Stocks

April 23, 2013

World stock markets generally moved together since 2009. Since late 2012, however, emerging market stocks diverged from U.S. stocks. U.S. and other developed market stocks generally rose, while emerging market stocks declined. One reason for that is China’s economy slowed, and some fear it will slow further. But there’s more, says Sober Look. The blog […]

Riding the Global Boom

November 1, 2007

How you view the level of the stock indexes depends on your perspective or starting point. We just passed the five-year mark from the bottom of the bear market in October 2002. The markets had a strong five years and have done very well since July 2006. That sounds like a bull market. Take a […]

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