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How to buy silver for $15

April 20, 2011 Asuncion, Paraguay My friend Arthur Tyde in the Philippines once quipped over dinner, “Manila is what Hong Kong would look like if it were turned over to the Mexicans…” I’ve always chuckle when I think about that. If I may impose on the analogy, I would describe Paraguay as what

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The next trend for Chinese investors

April 4, 2011 Santiago, Chile I have a little secret that I’m going to let you in on, it’s one of the ways that I meet people and get networked while traveling internationally. Over time, I’ve found that, if you want to connect with influential insiders, you have to go where influential insiders

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Note: June 10, 2010

*** Today’s letter is being withheld from the public and only being sent to email subscribers of Notes from the Field. ***

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A Chinese Mega-trend

It normally takes me less than five minutes to pack, even for a three week trip.  In this case, though, I’m having a tough time– too many climate zones in Asia, too many events. I need to cram SCUBA gear, beach clothes, professional attire, and formal wear all into one little suitcase… …

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Low hanging fruit investment opportunities

Making money is large part of achieving independence and living free. In my own life, I focus on select entrepreneurial ventures to generate capital, and specific investments which subsequently grow that capital. My investment habits might be best described as ‘peculiar,’ because, believe it or not, I do not have a strong risk

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