Daily Archives: June 18, 2012

George Soros in Plain English: Eurozone crisis goes back to the future

I finally had time to read the George Soros speech in Italy a few weeks ago that put everyone into a frenzy for about 24 hours until they all got distracted by the next big thing. At the same time, a colleague emailed me the following graph, which I have not yet been able to independently verify, but if this is true, WOW:

Once I got over the initial shock of looking at this chart, I thought it interesting to note that Continue reading

Emerging & Frontier Markets Headlines 2012.06.18

Cocaine, Inc. — NYT Magazine
Myanmar is one of three countries where Coca-Cola doesn’t do business. The other two are Cuba and North Korea. — NPR
Aung San Suu Kyi calls for foreign investment in Myanmar (Daily Telegraph) two weeks after warning against “reckless optimism” on reforms (BBC)
Profile of Brazil’s wine industry (yes, you read that right) — Reuters
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