Global Investing

Moscow is not Cairo. Time to buy shares?

December 9, 2011

The speed of the backlash building against Russia’s paramount leader┬áVladimir Putin following this week’s parliamentary elections has taken investors by surprise and sent the country’s shares and rouble down sharply lower.

Robin Hood in reverse?

December 1, 2008

Thirty-first U.S. President Herbert Clark Hoover once said: “Blessed are the young, for they shall inherit the national debt.”