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The Value Best Stock Market in the World

What’s the best value stock market in October 2020? In this era of divisive media and fake news, it’s increasingly hard to know who and what to trust. This is why, when it comes to choosing equities, I increasingly rely on math rather than stories. Individual investors tend to think in terms of stories and […] [Read The Value Best Stock Market in the World]

The Deficit in Deficits

How important are deficits? Trust holds the global society together and deficits are a solvent that unbinds this glue. The headline of a  recent Washington Post article read “U.S. budget deficit breached $3.1 trillion in 2020 as pandemic slammed economy” (1). I was started to think “Ho Hum.  There are always deficits”. Then I remembered […] [Read The Deficit in Deficits]

Ecuador Hemp Oportunity

This week Dr. Andres Cordova shares details on a brand new Ecuador regulation on growing hemp. Dr. Andres Cordova ECUADOR INDUSTRIAL HEMP OPPORTUNITY This past Monday October 19, the Ecuadorian Ministry of Agriculture and Farming issued regulations for the production, commercialization and export of non-psychoactive and industrial hemp. With this, Ecuador follows in the footsteps […] [Read Ecuador Hemp Oportunity]

Civil War II – The Cost of Trading Down

Over the last 52 years I have been involved in global economic activity, mostly while residing either on US or British soil. During that time I  have never seen quite as much polarity in the USA or in the UK. It’s like Civil War II. Why? Boris Johnson Donald Trump Could it be hairdos? The […] [Read Civil War II – The Cost of Trading Down]

Veterans Benefits in Panama

This week, our friend Jackie Lange  explains some advantages for veterans in Panama. Jackie wrote: Veterans Medical Benefits In Panama A Veteran is anyone who has served in the United States military or the National Guard. A retired Veteran is one who served for an entire career, usually for 20 years or more. If you […] [Read Veterans Benefits in Panama]

Healthy Egg Nog

Is the season the reason for eating bad food and ruining one’s health? I see that store’s dairy departments are now offering egg nog. Nothing so attractive to me makes me feel so bad, so quickly.   I stopped many years ago, but still I crave so came up with an egg nog replacement! See […] [Read Healthy Egg Nog]

Developed Versus Emerging Weighting Shifts

Do emerging stock markets continue to offer greater opportunity than  developed markets? For decades we have maintained a 70% developed market and 30% emerging market stock balance.  Emerging markets usually bring a higher return but have been more volatile. A study by Keppler Asset Management shows that since 1989, using MSCI national market indices as […] [Read Developed Versus Emerging Weighting Shifts]

Ecuador Migrants Returning

This week Dr. Andres Cordova shares how (and why) many Ecuador migrants are coming home. Dr. Andres Cordova ECUADORIAN MIGRANTS RETURNING “I went to come back” is the best English translation I can think of for the very common saying in Ecuador “me fui a volver”. It’s a way of saying, hang on, I went […] [Read Ecuador Migrants Returning]

Ecuador Migrants Returning

This week Dr. Andres Cordova shares how (and why) man Ecadr migrants are coming home. Dr. Andres Cordova ECUADORIAN MIGRANTS RETURNING “I went to come back” is the best English translation I can think of for the very common saying in Ecuador “me fui a volver”. It’s a way of saying, hang on, I went […] [Read Ecuador Migrants Returning]

Amazing Life in Pedasi

This week, our friend Jackie Lange shares a video of a couple who have built an amazing beach life in Pedasi Panama. Jackie wrote:  Sue and Bob moved from Michigan to Pedasi in 2018. Originally they lived in Pedasi part time. After a few years they fell in love with the easy, laid back lifestyle […] [Read Amazing Life in Pedasi]