iShares MSCI Taiwan Index (ETF)
In Southeast Asia, Taiwan is often overlooked by many foreign investors. The island nation, known as the “Other China” after its bitter split with the mainland in 1949, has struggled over the past decade with political crises, rising competition from its Asian neighbors, and a dreaded “middle income trap” that has caused its economy to stagnate. Yet Taiwan was one of the four “Asian Tigers” that soared between the 1960s more »
It is no secret that 75% of the money to be made resides outside the US borders. Emerging markets have been considered the ultimate investing playground for those with the stomach for a gut-wrenching roller coaster ride. For much of the last decade, the focus has been on a group of nations that Goldman Sachs Economist Jim O'Neil first called the "BRIC's." This quartet, comprised of Brazil, Russia more »
Yesterday I highlighted five of Barron’s ten stocks for 2012 and whether you should follow their advice or swap into a different stock. Today I will go over their last five recommendations.