Investors Positive on Macau Despite Casino Revenue Slump
An announcement last week of a near 20% contraction in the economy of Macau, has led many investors to wonder whether what has been a tremendous opportunity in the world’s largest gambling destination is over.
50-Year-Old Singapore Preps for Future Growth Despite Challenges
The Singaporean government has a strong track record, and investors believe it’s capable of the right kind of planning to remain a leading economy.
Schroders: Ongoing Positive Trends Support Emerging Market Growth
Allen Conway, head of emerging market equities at Schroders, is expecting emerging markets to come back into their own this year.
India’s New Budget: Boring but Solid, Watchers Say
The lack of “big bang reforms” in the new government's first budget is common market talk, but numerous investors believe the plan will boost growth.
More Asian-Americans Likely to Become Advisors
The challenges and benefits of providing financial advice will lead to more Asians becoming advisors, says planner George Dang.
Cigars, Etc.: Cuban Development on Cuban Terms
Although it is going to take some more time before the U.S. trade and investment embargo is fully lifted, Cuba presents an incredible investment opportunity.
How to Protect Clients’ Retirement From Recency Bias
The human brain is naturally wired to want to invest more in top performing assets and to pull out of assets that have performed badly. This recency bias, as it's termed in behavioral finance, is always more pronounced at the beginning of a new year.
Dirty Drugs: The Next Frontier in Health Care
Scientists are looking for new and better antibiotics from bacteria found in dirt.
Are Investors Biased Against ‘Foreign Sounding’ Money Managers?
Study shows funds managed by people with more familiar, American-sounding names bring in about $133,000 more in fees annually.
4 Signs Gold Prices Will Rise in Long Term
While gold glitters in tough times, it has been in a slump lately, but these long-term trends point to higher prices, some investors say.