Top 28 Countries for overseas college education, according to THE World University Rankings

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In preparation for today’s college savings seminar, I updated the following table on which countries have the most universities, students, and international students in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings top 200 universities. Perhaps not surprisingly for an English language publication, the US and UK together hold 95 of the top 200 spots, with […]

March 20th Event: Investing in Mexico (and other Emerging Markets) after Trump, over Tequila

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On Monday, March 20th 2017, join us at 6:30pm at Mezcalito Hong Kong for an informal presentation and networking opportunity where we discuss investment outlooks on Mexico and other Emerging markets in the age of Trump and beyond.  Drinks are on a cash bar basis with discounts available to those who RSVP. RSVP on Eventbrite. […]

How different were the German Mark, French Franc, and Italian Lire before the Euro?

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Yesterday I posted a 45-year historical chart of 9 currencies where I described the difference between appreciators, depreciators, and long-term range-bound currencies.  I considered the Euro to be in the latter category, but the Euro was made up of currencies like the Deutsche Mark (DEM) which behaved more like appreciators and currencies like the Italian […]

45-year Historical Chart of 9 Major Currencies Against the US Dollar

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This is one of my favorite charts to update and post every now and again, showing the long-term view of how many different currencies have appreciated or depreciated over time.  I even used to have a version of this chart on the back of my business card as a conversation starter. In the short term, […]