The Silk Road to Riches

The Silk Road to Riches

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Asia is now the world's #1 growth story. Farsighted investors will realize enormous profits by investing in companies that benefit from Asia's historic transformation. In The Silk Road to Riches, a team of world-class financial analysts and newsletter editors point you to the right companies, the right sectors, and the right strategies. You'll learn how to leverage Asia's accelerating integration into the world economy... profit from the pressure that Asia's growth is placing on commodities and resources... anticipate changing needs of Asian consumers in financial services, health and pharmaceuticals, communications, and many other industries. The authors offer powerful support for several provocative claims: that India, not China, is Asia's best investment destination; that the price of gold is poised to explode; and much more. They illuminate global economic changes that will decide the fate of the U.S. dollar as the world's reserve currency; and present an up-to-the-minute overview of crucial global security issues every investor must understand, no matter where they invest. CONTENTS Acknowledgments About the Authors Foreword Introduction Part I: It Is All About thePeople 1: A New Middle Class Looking Back One Trick Pony Time Is on Their Side One Last Time Endnotes 2: Asia's Path to Prosperity Coming of Age Outsourcing and Offshoring A Changing World Integration into the Global Economy Lessons Learned Endnotes 3: The Great Comparison India: A Powerful Force Problems Abound Democracy and Growth China: Waking Up Solving Problems The Time Factor Endnotes Part II: RiskyBusiness 4: Power Games Ambiguous Relationships The Dragon and the Eagle Endnotes 5: Straws in the Wind How Long Is the Long Run? Unsustainable Macroeconomic Imbalances Bubble All the Way Endnotes 6: The Lost Guarantee The Paper Standard Gold Bullion Versus Gold Stocks The Broad Diversification Approach The Stocks Endnotes Part III: Trends of the Future 7: The New Agricultural Revolution Food Demand Grows The Supply Side Fertilizer Producers The Processors Food Producers Endnotes 8: Fueling Global Growth Rising Consumption The Supply Side The Refining Factor Coal Natural Gas Nuclear Power Renewables and Alternatiaves Asian Energy The Integrated Players Endnotes 9: The Lure of the Megatrend Dr. Copper Nickel Is Worth More Than Five Cents Buy High, Sell Low... When It Comes to Steel P/Es The Fund Endnotes 10: Asia's Evolving Economies Travel and Tourism The Necessities Retail Banking and Finance Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Technology/Outsourcing Telecom Shipping, Ports, and Transport That's Entertainment Endnotes Epilogue Index Ac Copyright Pearson Education. All rights reservedBeyond China, Yum! has made India a key target market for the future. ... The benefit of the franchise system is that the operators bear most of the costs associated with starting and running the restaurant. ... Although McDonalda#39;s ( NYSE: MCD) is a little behind Yum! in terms of sheer number of locations, the fast -food giantanbsp;...

Title:The Silk Road to Riches
Author:Yiannis G. Mostrous, Elliott H. Gue, Ivan D. Martchev
Publisher:Financial Times Management - 2006


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