INTERNATIONAL. A new business book by Aamir A Rehman shatters many myths about the Middle East. He offers an easy-to-read guide at a strategic level for firms seeking to do business in the six nations of the GCC. He explains why Dubai has become a major hub for the region as it experiences an unprecedented expansion in energy, financial services, consumer goods, hospitality, retail, real estate and countless other industries. Here he speaks with BI-ME about his inspirations and insights for tapping into Gulf capital and opportunities. If you read just one book this year, we recommend that you
Posted: May 17, 2012
INTERNATIONAL. Ever the contrarian, Bob Moriarty, is picking up stocks when everyone else is dumping them; he plans to cash in when the mass of sellers morphs into a mass of buyers and drives prices up.
Posted: March 21, 2012
INTERNATIONAL. As the world economy teeters on the brink and rising oil prices threaten to derail the delicate roots of recovery we asked legendary investor Dr. Marc Faber to join us and give his views on the shale boom, alternative energy, developments in the Middle East and much more.
Posted: March 4, 2012
INTERNATIONAL. "I have argued for the last 12 years that investors should buy a little bit of physical gold every month and put it aside without concerns about corrections. If you don't own any gold, I would start buying some right away, keeping in mind that it could go down."
Posted: February 11, 2012
INTERNATIONAL. Greg Weldon, publisher of Weldon's Money Monitor newsletter and Grant Williams, a portfolio advisor at Vulpes Investment Management in Singapore, share their insights in this exclusive interview. They answer the question: How low and high can gold go?
Posted: February 8, 2012
INTERNATIONAL. James Rickards recently released his first book, Currency Wars: The Making of the Next Global Crisis. Peter Schiff sat down with Rickards to get his perspective on what's behind these currency wars, and find out what he recommends investors do to preserve their wealth.
Posted: February 2, 2012
INTERNATIONAL. GoldMoney Founder and Chairman James Turk knows how to find great deals on gold and silver. He claims that the 2012 bottom for gold came during the first week in January and projects that gold will hit the US$2,000 mark within three months.
Posted: January 26, 2012
INTERNATIONAL. In this exclusive Gold Report interview, Fayyaz Alimohamed, CEO of Altair Ventures Inc. and publisher of the Acamar Journal, offers historical perspective and predictions on the global economic crisis.
Posted: January 11, 2012
INTERNATIONAL. What do investors need to be watching out for in 2012? More Eurozone drama? Record gold highs? A hard landing in China? The US Global Investors team addressed these questions with John Mauldin in an Outlook 2012 webinar.
Posted: January 10, 2012
INTERNATIONAL. As Ban Ki-moon began his second five-year term as Secretary-General of the United Nations, he reflected on some of the biggest developments and issues during his first term, and on the challenges ahead.
Posted: January 3, 2012
INTERNATIONAL. Ultimately, the eurozone countries and many other developed economies have very similar problems: unsustainably rising debt loads coupled with structurally weak and imbalanced growth.
Posted: December 20, 2011
INTERNATIONAL. Cartier understands its real customer draw is passion, not just the iconic watches and jewellery and other luxury goods it produces. CEO Bernard Fornas discusses volatility, tradition and the holidays.
Posted: December 16, 2011
INTERNATIONAL. Alpha generation is a distinct component of the strategy because it is critical to actively seek opportunities in all global markets in this challenging environment. Explicit tail risk hedging is essential to prepare for more frequent significant downturns, both to mitigate their effects and to potentially benefit from them.
Posted: November 25, 2011
INTERNATIONAL. In an interview with INSEAD Knowledge in Singapore, Paul Volcker discusses Europe's response to the sovereign debt crisis, stagnant US unemployment and shortfalls in banking legislation in the aftermath of the credit crisis.
Posted: November 5, 2011
INTERNATIONAL. In this interview, Reza Moghadam, head of the IMF's Strategy, Policy, and Review Department, discusses the key areas of work for the next six months.
Posted: October 15, 2011
INTERNATIONAL. Casey Research Chief Economist Bud Conrad believes the United States is acting as a late-stage empire, acting aggressively on the world stage, lowering its moral standards and debasing its currency.
date:Posted: May 18, 2013
UAE. "The general trading atmosphere is sufficiently negative for gold to enable sellers to have a firm grip on the market. However, I fail to see how the rally in the stock markets can be put into any sensible relation to the economic plight of the underlying countries."
date:Posted: May 17, 2013
EGYPT. The Egyptian government has taken tentative steps towards reducing the roughly US$20 billion subsidy system that supporters say provides vital aid to the one-in-four Egyptians in poverty, and critics say is unsustainable and enriches the corrupt.