From the Inside Flap
The Fisher Investments On series is designed to provide individual investors, aspiring investment professionals, and students the tools necessary to understand and analyze investment opportunities—primarily for investing in global stocks. Each guide is an easily accessible primer to economic sectors, regions, or other components of the global stock market. While this guide specifically focuses on emerging markets, the basic investment methodology is applicable for analyzing any global equity category, regardless of the current macroeconomic environment. Following a top–down approach to investing, Fisher Investments on Emerging Markets can help you make more informed decisions, specifically within this dynamic category. Opening with an engaging overview of emerging markets, this book then provides a historical perspective of the major emerging market regions, with emphasis on the economic, political, and sentiment drivers that have shaped the investing landscape. Armed with this essential information, you′ll then be introduced to tools and techniques for investing in emerging markets. Fisher Investments on Emerging Markets: Covers the types of instruments and strategies emerging markets investors might use and the common challenges they will likely face Discusses the development of portfolio drivers, a critical step in determining the areas of the market expected to perform differently than the whole Provides a look at today′s emerging markets and explores which countries and sectors have the most influence Outlines a five–step process to help differentiate emerging markets firms—designed to help you identify ones with the greatest probability of outperforming Filled with in–depth insights and expert advice, Fisher Investments on Emerging Markets provides a framework for understanding this field and can help you make better investment decisions—now and in the future. With this book as your guide, you can gain a better perspective on emerging markets and discover strategies to help achieve your investing goals.
From the Back Cover
Fisher Investments on Emerging Markets Comprising 60 percent of the world′s nearly seven billion people and almost a third of global output, emerging markets are fertile ground for the global investor. Yet for all their allure, many avoid emerging markets out of fear, ignorance, or a belief that they are radically different from developed world markets. The sixth installment of the Fisher Investments On series is an all–encompassing guide to emerging markets. It skillfully demystifies investing in far–flung corners of the world and teaches you how to effectively analyze this segment of the investing landscape for yourself. Opening with an engaging overview of emerging markets, this book then provides historical perspective on the major emerging market regions —outlining the various social, economic, and political events that have shaped the investing landscape. Next, it thoroughly discusses how you can identify and develop portfolio drivers and provides an introduction to security analysis. With this essential information in hand, the book then details several instruments and strategies available to investors. You don′t have to be a professional to successfully invest in emerging markets—but you do need to be prepared. Fisher Investments on Emerging Markets provides the framework that can help you to begin investing more globally. About Fisher Investments Press Fisher Investments Press brings the research, analysis, and market intelligence of Fisher Investments′ research team, headed by CEO and New York Times bestselling author Ken Fisher, to all investors. The Press covers a range of investing and market–related topics for a wide audience—from novices to enthusiasts to professionals.