Tag: Mongolia

3 Life-Changing Lessons

It was a typically miserable, rainy, cold Thursday night in the city of London’s financial district. The “suits” had begun to descend on the local pubs in an effort to wipe out the memories of the day. They would soon be engaging in an orgy of lies, chest puffing, pontificating

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The Best Trades and Investments – 2012!

We investors, speculators and traders may easily be considered a crazy lot. Our heroes are determined by their intellectual capacity and actions. We look up to entrepreneurs and those that think for a living. We don’t care if they are one-legged dwarfs with chronic halitosis, or stunning supermodel types. Tabloids annoy us,

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Diaspora

My childhood years were misspent in Southern Africa where since ancient times (1960’s), prior to gracing my parents with my presence, the educated, ambitious and most talented often left the region for markets such as the UK, Europe and to a lesser extent the US. There were many who took

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Predicting Prosperity Part II

Last week we discussed some of the trends which shaped history, and how technology and geographical location played a role. Today we talk about what we think are some of the most important factors to consider in PREDICTING prosperity going forward (crystal balls be damned). I make a living without the need

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A Mongolian Capitalist – Part II

We left off before the 4th of July holiday last Thursday with Chris and Carlos speaking to Harris Kupperman, a successful hedge fund manager and now CEO of a Mongolia-focused venture.  Today we’ll talk more about his company and his plans for investing in Mongolia. ——– Chris: Harris, you’ve said

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