Global Investing

Why China's Consumers Aren’t Buying

Global Insights: Forum Highlights
Sharon Kahn |  May 1, 2012
With consumers reluctant to spend, China needs to overhaul its financial and social structure. Nicholas Lardy, a Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute, lays out the steps.
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One-on-One with Henry Kissinger

Global Insights: Forum Highlights
Betsy Wiesendanger |  April 25, 2012
In an exclusive interview, Henry Kissinger, U.S. secretary of state for two presidents, offers frank perspective on doing business in China, building trust, and his legacy in the Vietnam war.
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India’s Big-Box Debate

Global Insights: Analysis
Rebecca McReynolds |  March 27, 2012
India’s mom-and-pop shops fear being crushed by the Walmarts of the world. But the arrival of international, multi-brand retailers would actually benefit small stores, says Chazen Senior Scholar Rajeev Kohli.
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India’s Seven-Year Itch

Global Insights: Forum Highlights
Sharon Kahn |  February 29, 2012
With foreign direct investment now encouraged, property-related investing in India is striving to become friendlier.
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The Eurozone on Life Support

Global Insights: Forum Highlights
Stan Luxenberg |  February 6, 2012
Can the patient be saved? A stellar panel of experts offered their views to a packed house on February 2.
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Managing the Unmanageable

Global Insights: In Their Own Words
January 18, 2012

It's time to get a grip on financial risk in the global marketplace. Professor Robert Hodrick, coauthor of a new textbook on the subject, tells you how.

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The African Land Grab: Here’s How to Make It Right

Global Insights: Forum Highlights
Sharon Kahn |  December 12, 2011
Foreign direct investment in Africa has pushed aside local interests, say critics. But a distinguished panel of experts argues that Africans need to look out for themselves.
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How Investors Can Succeed in China

Global Insights: Forum Highlights
Sharon kahn |  November 29, 2011
The country's nascent venture capital market can be lucrative, but complexities make it tricky.
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“Things Aren’t as Bad as They Seem”

Global Insights: Forum Highlights
Sharon Kahn |  November 9, 2011
The International Monetary Fund says the world economy isn't in dire shape — for now. But we risk implosion if we don't act.
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To Cure the Economy

Global Insights: Perspective
Joseph E. Stiglitz |  October 21, 2011
As the economic slump that began in 2007 persists, the question on everyone’s minds is obvious: Why? Unless we have a better understanding of the causes of the crisis, we can’t implement an effective recovery strategy. And, so far, we have neither, says Nobel Laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz.
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