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MSCI Emerging Markets Index through September 5, 2009

In EMERGING Markets on September 5, 2009 at 5:14 PM
Morgan Stanley Capital International Emerging Markets Index through September 1, 2009.

Morgan Stanley Capital International Emerging Markets Index through September 1, 2009.

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“Ghost Month?” The Ghosts Must Be Buying

In PSE CURRENT Affairs on August 26, 2009 at 2:39 PM

Even the ghosts are bullish

Even the ghosts are bullish

Part of my induction onto the main trading floor of the Philippine Stock Exchange was an intro to the phenomenon of “Ghost Month”.

According to Chinese tradition, which is exceptionally strong in the Philippines, late August ushers in Ghost Month on the Chinese lunar calendar.  If folklore is to be believed, it’s bad luck to buy things, bad luck to start new business, and bad luck to do much of anything during Ghost Month.

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Martin Feldstein: Challenges to the Global Economy

In INTELLIGENT Investor on August 19, 2009 at 3:26 PM

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