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Vivian Lewis is editor and founder of Global-Investing.com, the daily blog newsletter for Americans and others seeking to internationalize their portfolios. She brings unique experience and competence to the business of picking foreign stocks.

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E Buoyant Stock Market
Today the market is up some more but we are coming to a reversal.
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E Vaccine Monday
China is enforcing new discipline not only on the private sector giants but also on its state-owned companies.
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E Update In Holdings
SLB gained 12.3% last week as markets realized that the substitution of green fuels for oil and gas will not be possible until great changes occur in transport, heating, and electricity.
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E Cross The Aisle
The odds against another bailout have increased after Treasury Secy. Mnuchin said the Fed would not get treasury funding.
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E Lots Of News
Oil prices have risen despite the world wanting to build out alternative energy, because the old stuff is still needed for transport, heating, and even cooking.
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E Optimistic Again
Canada fell into deficit with the rest of the world in Nov., from a surplus in Oct.
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Latest Comments
Cross The Aisle
4 days ago

what is an echo show?

The World Has Turned Sunny
15 days ago

to show that you are still the boss if you are Donald Trump. It is part of his shtick.

The World Has Turned Sunny
15 days ago

no, it was using troops against US protestors. This was ruled out by the Declaration of Independence, not that ex-President Trump every learned this.

Retail Sales Rising
1 month ago

Gasolene is taxed not just in Britain but in most European counties. It doesn't stop freedom of movement because people pay the tax, but it did lead to serious protests by the yellow shirts in France who said they could not afford it.

I think the US oil majors are more reluctant than European ones to invest in the new alternative fuels that will power cars in the future, like batteries for electric vehicles.

My favorite idea for that is China's NIO which will sell its electric vehicles with leased batteries, so when they run down the car driver can switch batteries at a service station rather than having to hang around for the recharging.

NIO is NYSE listed and has gained the most year to date and is well ahead of even Tesla. It is funded in part by the local government of the town where it is headquartered. Volkswagen also benefits from the same subsidies so it is not only for Chinese.

Retail Sales Rising
1 month ago

as a Manhattanite I do not run a car but my impression is that gasoline sales prices are 1) competitive 2) regulated and 3) taxed. What I like is the European oil companies getting set for lower demand for gasolene as electric vehicles come to market, and their investment in alternative fuels, not typical of their US rivals. They are buying into low-carbon which means for the longer term. Note that in European counties which are trying to meet the Paris standards to cut carbon the oil companies are taking the lead in funding solar, wind, LNG, and other alternatives. This kind of long-term investing smarts cannot be found among US oil giants.

No Debate
1 month ago

the lady on the phone who blocked my access to the on-line version of The Financial Times was in the USA. the newspaper is British but it is now owned by a Japanese company. All I was saying was the the time she wasted on demanding proof of my sub and not paying attention to my request amounted to fraud as I am a paid subscriber.

Go Global
2 months ago

I love freebies but what is an Echo Show? vivian

FOMO Trend Caught On
2 months ago

I have no idea what an Echo Show might be but of course I hope to win it

International Stock Update
2 months ago

first the acquired fund is now being Templetonized. Secondly the odds of a recovery are higher in a fund judging investments individually and hedging selectively are better than those for a scatter-shot fund. As your own note says the loss of value was not the same

between the two emerging markets bond funds.

That is the point of my writing. I never met Sir John Templeton but I did attend college courses with Mark Mobius who ran EMF and also that it was backed by the private enterprice arm of the World Bank (The IFC) I therefore knew that we wanted to own that fund and not the later feeble copy-cats. When people look for a way to invest in a category of the market they usually do not have these kind of clear statistics and there aren't exactly a lot of advisors, even Morningstar, who analyse their differences.

I have no idea what an Echo Show may be but I would like to enter the contest

Monday Market Review
3 months ago

we will soon get our site up and running again and if you want to continue to read my daily blog you need to think about subscribing. we will not charge for the blogs until they are locked in to our site and not sent to people by talk-markets like now. Yes the Russians do like to kill anti-Putin people to show them who is in charge. It is a relic of his being a KGB man.

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STOCKS I FOLLOW

ANCUF ALIMENTAT COU SUBVTG
AWF AllianceBernstein Global High Income Fund Inc.
AXP American Express Company
AZN AstraZeneca Group plc
BAESY BAE SYSTEMS SPONS AD
BCE BCE Inc.
BIIB Biogen IDEC Inc
BLX Banco Latinoamericano De Comercio Exterior S.A.
BMY Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
BNS The Bank of Nova Scotia
BNTX BioNTech SE
BP BP p.l.c.
CAE CAE Inc.
CCJ Cameco Corporation
CGEN Compugen Ltd.
CMDXF COMPUTER MODELLING
CX Cemex S.A.B. de C.V.
CZZ Cosan Limited
DCMYY NTT Docomo Inc.
DGRLY DELEK GROUP ADR
EBS Emergent BioSolutions Inc.
EMF Templeton Emerging Markets Fund (Delaware)
ERIC LM Ericsson Telephone Company
ESALY EISAI CO LTD SPONS A
EXG Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Global Diversified Equity Income Fund
FAX Aberdeen Asia-Pacific Income Fund, Inc.
FCO Aberdeen Global Income Fund, Inc
GLD SPDR Gold Trust ETF
GNCGY GREENCORE GROUP PLC
GSK GlaxoSmithKline
HOLI Hollysys Automation Technologies Ltd.
ITRN Ituran Location and Control Ltd.
JFC JF China Region Fund Inc.
JNJ Johnson & Johnson
JOF Japan Smaller Capitalization Fund Inc.
KF The Korea Fund Inc.
KL Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd.
MELI MercadoLibre, Inc.
MFD Macquarie/First Trust Global Infrastructure/Utilities Dividend & Income Fund
MRNA Moderna, Inc.
MSFT Microsoft Corporation
MXCHY MEXICHEM SAB DE CV
MXE The Mexico Equity And Income Fund Inc.
NIO NIO Inc.
NOK Nokia Corporation
NPSNY NASPERS LTD #
PFE Pfizer Inc.
PROSY Prosus N.V.
QCOM QUALCOMM Incorporated
RDY Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Limited
SAN Banco Santander S.A.
SAXPY SAMPO OYJ UNSP ADR
SLB Schlumberger Limited
SNY Sanofi
SOGO Sogou Inc.
SQM Sociedad Qumica y Minera de Chile S.A.
TCEHY TENCENT HOLDINGS ADR
TEF Telefonica S.A.
TMO Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
TMRAY TOMRA SYSTEMS A/S/A
TRYIY TORAY INDS INC ADR
TSG.L TRANS-SIBERIAN GOLD
VMW VMware Inc.
VOD Vodafone Group plc
VR Validus Holdings, Ltd.
WY Weyerhaeuser Co.
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