Archive for the ‘Emerging Markets’ Category

Carlyle Quants in Bridgewater Bailiwick

July 9, 2014

Chidem Kurdas

Risk-parity investing is not a household term. At least, not yet. (more…)

China Investing: Local or Foreign Manager?

June 11, 2014

Chidem Kurdas

Although China, the world’s growth (more…)

Contrarians Back EM

May 23, 2014

Chidem Kurdas

The view that emerging market stocks are (more…)

China Short Squeeze; Chanos Hedge

December 11, 2012

Chidem Kurdas

Bullish versus bearish views on China (more…)

China in Yale University Endowment

July 9, 2012

Chidem Kurdas

China’s Shanghai Composite index is at a six-month low after premier Wen Jiabao said there is “huge pressure” on the Chinese economy.  This is (more…)

GMO in Gold Club, Reason Differs

March 7, 2012

Chidem Kurdas

The institutional manager Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo has a distinctive view on gold. Unlike most observers and gold buyers like John Paulson (more…)

More on Greece

December 13, 2011

Chidem Kurdas

Click for ThinkMarkets post on trade and policy developments.

Re Greece as buy opportunity(more…)

JP Morgan Highbridge Holds Latin Franchise

December 5, 2011

JP Morgan’s hedge fund business has taken stakes in a wide range of Latin American companies. One large holding (more…)

China vs. India Investing

November 16, 2011

Chidem Kurdas

Emerging markets  investments by diversified funds have tended to focus more on China than India. That emphasis may change, (more…)

Mass Market Alternatives Keep Coming

October 17, 2011

The fund management arm of Hartford Financial, the insurance company, is preparing an alternative investment trust. This month BlackRock (more…)