Should you invest in emerging markets like China and Brazil? The rapid economic growth and rising stock prices in emerging markets may look enticing, but don’t ignore the high risks involved. Consider diversifying investments into mutual funds, ETFs, and ADRs, or even a separately managed account (SMA).
For an in-depth discussion of investing in the Russian emerging market, Doug speaks with former world chess champion Garry Kasparov. After he retired from professional chess in 2005, Garry became a pro-Democracy proponent for Russia and is the author of the new book Winter Is Coming: Why Vladimir Putin and the Enemies of the Free World Must Be Stopped.
Is Russia a good prospect for investment? What is life really like in Russia today? Is the current regime as popular at home as it appears to be in the press? Have the Russian people simply swapped one authoritarian regime for another? Listen to Garry Kasparov’s answers to these questions on this episode of The Goldstein on Gelt Show.