The trillion-dollar “Belt and Road Initiative” announced by the People’s Republic of China in 2013 envisioned railroads and highways linking the PRC with northwestern Europe and Scandinavia. Few noticed that the “Road” referred to a maritime road connecting ports from Shanghai to Rotterdam. Nor was it clear in 2013 that China would be investing in, or purchasing outright, European cargo terminals. Greece Is A Test Case Chinese companies now hold ownership stakes in 13 European ports. Three Chinese companies, COSCO Shipping Ports, China … [Read more...] about Chinese Investment In European Ports
According to reports from ASB the flows associated with global investing have become more prevalent than local investing. For nearly a decade now ASX has lagged global entrepreneurs causing the increase in flows in global investments. Before making a global investment one needs to weigh the risks, benefits and value of it, therefore, is it worth the risk? Setting up the time to consider the risks and instill the necessary measures is crucial to making returns on any investment. Definition Global investing can be termed as a strategy for … [Read more...] about Global Investing: Is It Worth The Risk?
The US stock market might be in the midst of the longest running bull market in history, but that doesn’t signal good news for new investors. Even if you’ve already got investments, looking to expand your portfolio may be difficult with stocks priced fairly or overvalued. Enter The Foreign Markets We have a bit of bias when it comes to our home country’s stock market, but it’s time to look beyond the borders of the US to expand portfolios. Let’s take a look at five emerging markets with high rates of potential. China Of course. China is … [Read more...] about Five Promising Countries With Global Investment Opportunities
The United States represents about 25% of the world’s economy. This means that 75% of business is conducted outside of the US by non-American companies. Investors who participate only in American stock exchanges are limiting themselves as they will be missing the opportunity to profit from foreign companies. With the fast-growing economies in India, Eastern Europe, Africa and South American, there are many foreign investments that may create a lot of wealth for early investors. However, investments in foreign countries can also present a lot of … [Read more...] about Global Investing’s 3 Biggest Risks and How to Avoid Them
Financial stress is a common experience that impacts millions of people across the United States. While financial stress can be a painful experience for many people, there are ways to prevent it. The following guide explores how investing can help individuals relieve their financial stress. Building a Nest Egg With proper investing, you'll never feel the need to live from one paycheck to another. This lifestyle can be very stressful for many. All it takes is a small financial issue in one's life, such as a broken vehicle or a health … [Read more...] about How Investing Can Relieve Your Financial Stress