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Jul 08 2016

MSCI Reclassification: Winners & Losers

  • Jul 8, 2016

Market classification is an index rebalance on the country level and generally refers to shuffling countries among three baskets: Developed Markets (DM), Emerging Markets (EM) and Frontier Markets (FM).

Nov 07 2014

A New Look At Frontier Market Risks

  • Nov 7, 2014

In light of strong performance, we revisit this topic that we last wrote about in April.

Apr 08 2014

Why Are EM Small Caps & Frontier Markets Outperforming?

  • Apr 8, 2014

Emerging Market investors are extending their “small” bet down to Small Caps and the Frontier Markets. We discuss potential reasons behind their outperformance.

Mar 07 2014

South Korea’s Market Concentration Risk

  • Mar 7, 2014

The “South Korean Discount” comes from high market concentration risks due to: a handful of companies with significant market weights, tight business relationships with suppliers, and high levels of cross-ownership among companies. 

Mar 07 2014

Another Kind Of Decoupling?

  • Mar 7, 2014

We’ve discussed the interrelationships between industrial commodities, commodity-oriented equities and Emerging Market stocks. Getting one’s bet right on any of these three has generally led to profitable positions in all three. But that certainly hasn’t been true in recent months.

Mar 07 1990

Do You Remember "Emerging Growth Stocks?

  • Mar 7, 1990

Once upon a time, way back in 1985, Emerging Growth stocks were market leaders.

Mar 01 1988

Buy Texas and…..Buy Emerging Growth

  • Mar 1, 1988

This issue we are adding two new sectors to our equity model, one being a conceptual theme (“Buy Texas”) and one a Quantitative Theme based computer screen (“Emerging Growth”).