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Mark Headley: Asian Giants at a Turning Point?

March 22, 2013

China, which was struggling to fend off an economic hard landing just last year, has recovered. Japan, which has been stuck in a twenty-plus year trap of deflation and stagnant growth has a new Prime Minister who is determined to stimulate inflation and growth. Both nations have seen their stock markets rally in recent months after an extended period of underperformance for China and several decades of terrible performance for Japan. On WEALTHTRACK Premium this week we are exploring the investment potential in China and Japan with a true Asian market pro. Continue Reading »

Mark Yockey: A Great Investor with a Contrarian Streak

February 22, 2013

Morningstar International Stock Fund Manager of the Year winner, Artisan International Fund’s Mark Yockey, discusses his contrarian picks and how he is finding sustainable growth in Japanese tobacco and automobile companies, Chinese internet and insurance firms, and global beer companies. Continue Reading »

Niall Ferguson (R)

August 31, 2012

The Decline of U.S. Financial Dominance

We believe in having a long term perspective on WEALTHTRACK and helping our viewers and ourselves build financial security to last a lifetime. But sometimes it is necessary to step back even further and think beyond a lifetime, in terms of centuries, to really grasp the era we are living in. That is what we are doing this week as we revisit a timeless interview from last year with British historian Niall Ferguson. According to Ferguson, we are living through one of those seismic epochal shifts that require rethinking the old rules, including our investment ones.

Read MoreFerguson is one of those rare individuals who has the intellectual and educational fire power to tackle such a broad sweep of history. And as you will see in a moment, he also has the gift of gab to bring it alive. A professor of history at Harvard, Senior Research Fellow at Oxford and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, Ferguson is the author of numerous articles and columns, a recent one became the cover story of Newsweek.  He has also authored several books, including The Ascent Of Money and more recently Civilization: Civilization: The West and the Rest
. Both were turned into PBS specials.
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Niall Ferguson (R) Transcript 8/31/12 #910

August 31, 2012

WEALTHTRACK Transcript #910- 8/31/12 CONSUELO MACK: This week on WEALTHTRACK, renowned financial historian Niall Ferguson examines the fault lines of 500 years of Western dominance to see where it is failing and where it needs shoring up. Professor, columnist and best-selling author Niall Ferguson on the earthshaking shift of economic power from west to east is next on Consuelo Mack WEALTHTRACK. Hello and welcome to this Labor Day edition of WEALTHTRACK. I’m Consuelo Mack. We believe in having a long term perspective on WEALTHTRACK and helping our viewers and ourselves build financial security to last a lifetime. But sometimes it

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