Merchants Of Change

If you share the values and value the beliefs of serious columnists who aren’t afraid to challenge the recently re-energised merchants of change – especially the disciples and followers of the well trumped Hope and Change High Priest Obama – you’ll have plenty to reveal when you come out of the emerging market wilderness and … More Merchants Of Change

Sunset Shootout

East bound and down, loaded up and truckin’, we gonna do what they say can’t be done, we’ve got a long way to go and a short time to get there, I’m east bound, just watch ol’ brand it run. Nice one, Jerry Reed, one for the truckin’ boys, foot to pedal, pedal to floor, let … More Sunset Shootout

Manhattan Transfer

Chanson D’amour, ra da da da da, play encore, here in my heart, ra da da da da, more and more. Chanson d’amour, ra da da da da, je t’adore, each time I hear, ra da da da da, chanson, chanson, d’amour ……………. There are enough of them out there, believe me. I call them … More Manhattan Transfer

Miami Drop

Miami, city of vice, Breezy just put me on the game, and told me my new girl was running the import export trade from Istanbul to Miami, says I’ve got to go undercover and bring her in, before I do that, I’ve got to read that game plan, and I’ve got to have fun in … More Miami Drop

Push And Pull

It was always going to require exceptional circumstances for investors in developed economies to go beyond traditional short term investments in emerging markets, and those exceptional circumstances would have arrived in 2008 post subprime if developed economies hadn’t taken exceptional short term measures like quantitative easing to paper over the cracks and buy time. Using … More Push And Pull

David & Goliath Itinerary (Sponsored By Vanessa)

My Mother flew in from London Heathrow on British Airways cost GBP 300 landed 4.30pm, took one hour to pass through arrival formalities. We rented an Enterprise car at Ataturk Airport, a process that took about two hours. We were told by someone who used Enterprise regularly the business had recently changed owners, and the … More David & Goliath Itinerary (Sponsored By Vanessa)