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Its Second Demographics D-Day Is Coming

D-Day. Demographic death day. Maybe not as bloody as the battlefield in Normandy but equally as devastating in the long term. And Japan is facing its second one. Japan’s Baby

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This Emperor Has No Clothes

First, we have to realize that the North Korean regime is so embedded with its propaganda that it enjoys a religious reverence, despite its extremely poor populace. South Korea right

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The Chinese Global Economic Strategy

In the fall of 1993, I was sitting in class in grad school. We were using case studies to explore business management decisions. My professor walked through the history of

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Buying a Horse of a Similar Shade: Europe

I put the latest issue of Peak Income together from, of all places, Mamacona, Peru, a seaside town on the outskirts of Lima, where earlier this month I attended the

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A Healthy Economic Fear of China

There’s an old adage in finance concerning borrowing and lending: If you owe the bank $1 million, you have a problem. If you owe the bank $100 million, the bank

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The Country that Will Best Survive this Global Financial Crisis and Prosper in the Aftermath

I’m in Australia this week. It’s a long flight and the airlines lost part of my luggage. Hate the jetlag. But LOVE the country. The first place I always go

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When Nations Threaten War over Jello

You might’ve seen that Brexit became official about two weeks ago. Fully nine months after voters decided in a referendum to leave the European Union, the British government made it

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European Indices Fire Warnings

Most people watch the FTSE 100, the leading index in the UK, and the German DAX. The former was the first major index in Europe to make a new all-time

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China’s Economic Imperialism Could Spell Trouble

In 2007, a Chinese company bought Mount Toromocho in Peru. That’s right. A mountain, in another country. It’s more than half the height of Mount Everest, but aesthetic beauty wasn’t

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How Unpredictable Will the Crack Heads be About Italy?

Italy has a major referendum on December 4, the results of which could mark the start of an Italian exit… yet U.S. and most global stocks keep going up. They