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The U.S. equity market actually makes up less than half of the global equity market. So there may be more overseas investment opportunities than you realize. Think of the world’s dominant manufacturers, China and Germany. Also consider the vast amounts of natural resources coming out of Latin America and Africa. Indeed, some of the greatest opportunities for growth lie outside of the United States in markets that are just getting warmed up. The stories below detail all of the amazing profit plays outside the U.S. border.

August 2014

S. Korea’s New Economic Management

By - August 26, 2014

Move over Abenomics, South Korea has a new leader, and “Choi-nomics” may be the key to getting its economy above water.

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Is This Nuclear Power System Set for Disaster?

By - August 25, 2014

How do we prevent another Chernobyl or Fukushima? Russia says it has the answer… but it could pose more risk than reward.

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Homewrecker: Dollar General Bids for Family Dollar

By - August 18, 2014

All was good on the home front for Family Dollar and Dollar Tree, until the new homewrecking neighbor, Dollar General, moved in…

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Russia Food Ban Not Bad for All

By - August 18, 2014

Find out how this one country has found a silver lining in the Russia food import ban… Will it work?

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Skyrocketing Tiger Trade Blamed on Growing Asian Wealth

By - August 14, 2014

So what do the wealthy, Asian medicinal trade, and wildlife all have in common? The threat of extinction of tigers…

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Advanced Battery Tech From Recycled Cigarettes

By - August 14, 2014

The process of recycling toxic, non-biodegradable cigarette filters could prove highly disruptive to multiple end markets.

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Markets Celebrate Russia’s Ukraine Exit

By - August 12, 2014

Putin is a powerful man… But who knew that his decision to exit Ukraine would affect the markets in this way?

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Investors Place Their Bets on Russia’s Fate

By - August 8, 2014

As Russia flexes its muscle with its latest food import ban, investors decide if its dominance will continue unabated...

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Palm Oil Prices About to Hit Rock Bottom

By - August 7, 2014

This palm oil opportunity stems from a weather anomaly that’s wreaking havoc across the globe. Can you guess what it is?

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Job Market Takes Pressure Off the Fed

By - August 5, 2014

The jobs report gives the Fed some slack, but has Janet Yellen prepared to handle the other challenges in the way of total recovery?

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The Death Blow Against Russia We’ll Never See

By - August 5, 2014

For all its bravado, the U.S. government doesn’t have the ability to sanction the one sector that makes Russia its money.

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Taking Strategic Aim at the Palm Oil Industry

By - August 4, 2014

Palm oil is one of the most widely used vegetable oils in the world. Yet it's immensely destructive at the same time...

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