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Investing in emerging markets : the rules of the game

Author: William B Gamble
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Apress ; New York : Distributed to the Book trade by Springer, ©2011.
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You see it in every business paper or magazine. You hear it on every financial talk show. You are deluged with "facts"" presented as certainty: China will be the number one economy. The BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China) will continue to outstrip the developed world in growth for decades to come. Emerging markets are therefore a sure bet for making money and should be part of every portfolio. But is it  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William B Gamble
ISBN: 9781430238263 1430238267
OCLC Number: 775468107
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 187 pages)
Contents: Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; About the Author; CHAPTER 1 Emerging Marketsvs. Marketing Emerging Markets; As Chenggong Goes, So Goes China; Chenggong an Emblem of Success. Really?; Commentators with Open Eyes; Wall Street's Track Record; But What About Hedge Funds?; Sophisticated ... Guesses; Beware the "Story"; Myth of Constant Growth; An Historical View of "Constant Growth"; Rules: Game Changers; Investors Must Comprehend the Full Picture; CHAPTER 2 Never Forget: YouAre Not on Wall Street Anymore; Rules vs. Relationships; Trust vs. Game Theory. Socializing Highlights Incentives and DisincentivesMicrofinance Made Possible through Relationships; Family Affairs; Family Connects with Government; Implications for Investors; Underground Economies; Black Market Riches; Crony Capitalism and Corruption; No Incentive to Change; Implications for Investors; State-owned Companies; Financial Behemoths-and Growing; Back to the Good Old Days; Implications for Investors; Lack of Information; Relationship-based Economies Thrive on Connections and Information; Investors Beware; Accurate Public Information: A Rare Commodity. Free Speech: Don't Take it for GrantedImplications for Investors; CHAPTER 3 China; One Billion Capitalists; Crumbling Financial System; Investing in China; Indirect Investment in China; Direct Investment in China; Heed Mr. Market; CHAPTER 4 India; The Value of the Law; Choppy Indian Waters for Vodafone Reveals Investment Concerns; The Law Can Work ... Eventually; Property Rights in China vs. India; Indirect Investment in India; Direct Investment in India; CHAPTER 5 Russia; Indirect Investment in Russia; Direct Investment in Russia; CHAPTER 6 Brazil; Legal Infrastructure; Infrastructure. Indirect Investment in BrazilDirect Investment in Brazil; CHAPTER 7 Other Emerging Markets; Asia; South Korea; Taiwan; Hong Kong; Malaysia; Thailand; Vietnam; Indonesia; The Philippines; Turkey; Egypt; South Africa; Mexico; Frontier Markets; Emerging Market Bonds; CHAPTER 8 Profiting from Emerging Markets; Why Malkiel Is Wrong; Why Don't They Invest in Themselves?; How to Invest; Pay Attention to Cycles; Go with the Momentum; It's All About the Country; Emerging Markets Are Tied to Established Markets; APPENDIX Sources of Information on Emerging Markets; Newspapers and Magazines; Experts. General ResourcesBooks; I Index.
Responsibility: William B. Gamble.

Abstract:

You see it in every business paper or magazine. You hear it on every financial talk show. You are deluged with "facts"" presented as certainty: China will be the number one economy. The BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China) will continue to outstrip the developed world in growth for decades to come. Emerging markets are therefore a sure bet for making money and should be part of every portfolio. But is it true?. Emerging markets undoubtedly present one of the most exciting investment opportunities that has occurred over the last twenty years. But so was the U.S. housing market - if you.
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