Education is a primary issue in China. Urban Chinese families spend more than 30% of their household income on their child's education, compared with only 2% in the United States, observes Mark Skousen, editor of Fast Money Alert.
Our latest featured stock of the month is developing a non-invasive, wireless, continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system for use in hospitals' critical care units and for people with diabetes, explains Konrad Kuhn, editor of The KonLin Letter, which specializes in low-priced, micro-cap stocks.
With its recent acquisition, it is clear this company is attempting to reach, not only people in the US, but across the globe, however, MoneyShow's Jim Jubak thinks a few other powerhouses still stand in its way.
First came Europe's promise to support the euro, then the US pledge to keep interest rates low, and yesterday it was announced that Japan's extending its unlimited loan program for another year, writes MoneyShow's Jim Jubak, who shares what gained off of the news.
The bad loans at Chinese banks have risen for the ninth straight quarter, but MoneyShow's Jim Jubak thinks the level of bad loans is exactly what makes even the tiniest of slowdowns in China's economy such a big deal.
The Oberweis China Opportunities Fund is the top-ranked China-region fund for the past one- and three-year periods. Here, fund manager Jim Oberweis walks us through his investment process and highlights some current favorite stock ideas.
An under-the-radar trend that has caught the attention of Jim Powell is the impact of technological innovation on the agriculture sector. The editor of Global Changes & Opportunities Report highlights a trio of firms where high-tech is changing the landscape for the farming industry.
Global expert Benjamin Shepherd looks a trio of top-performing stocks in his model portfolio, each of which remains a buy. In his Global Investment Strategist he reviews a China water play, a Cambodian casino operator, and a Philippines-based fast food operator.
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