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  • NOVEMBER 14, 2014

When Ponzi schemes go high-tech

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Will Asian equities outperform other emerging markets?
While they are indeed clubbed as one, a slightly deeper analysis will reveal that not all emerging markets have the same characteristics. There are some that are heavily dependent on commodities and then there are others that are fast emerging as innovators. Which of the ones have a better future going forward? Well, read on to find out (Morningstar)

A financial ratio to measure company efficiency
An important parameter to measure efficiency of a company is to determine how effectively assets are being utilized. This article tells how return on asset ratios can be used to study whether the company’s assets are being gainfully employed or not. Read on to know more. (Arborinvestmentplanner)

When Ponzi schemes go high-tech
With rapid strides in technology, quick money-making schemes to dupe investors have also gone hi-tech. Read on to know how this fraudster went to great lengths to lend authenticity to his scheme and how the gullible subscribers got trapped. (Financialpost)

Are low crude prices simply a mirage?
Softening crude prices have been music to developing economics with large oil imports. But will the good times last? The International Energy Agency (IEA) does not think so and feels that reliance on a relatively smaller number of oil producers can disrupt global oil supply in future. Read on to know more about IEA’s views about the world energy outlook. (Moneynews)

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