Global Investing

If China catches a cold…

October 7, 2011

China has defied predictions of a hard economic landing for some time now so it is somewhat unsettling to see  investors positioning for a sharp slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy.

from MacroScope:

Brazil joins fellow-BRIC China in world’s Top 5

March 7, 2011

Volkswagen's Brazil car factory. Sales are booming as the economy roars ahead

Volkswagen's Brazil car factory. Sales are booming as the economy roars ahead

from MacroScope:

The wavering faith of capitalism’s high priests

November 18, 2010

Yet another guardian of market orthodoxy has uttered what was once an unspeakable heresy.

PIGS, CIVETS and other creature economies…

August 4, 2010

Given the ubiquity of BRICs and PIGS, it seems everyone else in the financial and business world is attempting to conjure up catchy acronyms to group economies with similar traits. All with varying degrees of success. BRITAIN-WEATHER/