Research Articles

Is Greece a Buying Opportunity?

Saint Paul, Minnesota – December 24, 2014 – Greece is once again making news headlines. Six years after the worst of the Global financial crisis, which saw the Greek stock market plummet 70%, volatility has risen and stocks are again falling. Through December 19 the Greek market is down over 25% for 2014. The Prime […]

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Is Korea Ready for Developed Markets?

Saint Paul, Minnesota – November 5, 2014 – In their annual reclassification of countries, dated June 10, 2014, MSCI announced that both Korea and Taiwan were no longer being reviewed for reclassification into Developed Markets. The removal of Taiwan from consideration is consistent with Magni’s research; Taiwan has one of the lowest country scores arising […]

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Part IV: Countries Matter in International Equity Portfolio Modeling

October 2014 This is Part IV in a four-part series outlining the Magni Global Asset Management approach to international investment analysis. In Parts I, II and III of this series we discussed how the traditional domestic company equity analysis may fall short when investing internationally. We also discussed how a country’s adherence to economic principles […]

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Part III: Country Adherence to Economic Principles Impacts International Equity Value

October 2014 This is Part III in a four-part series outlining the Magni Global Asset Management approach to international investment analysis. Read Part I: Is International Equity Investing Analysis the Same as Domestic Analysis? Read Part II: How Economic Principles Sustain Economic Vitality in Countries To help understand the importance of the country where a […]

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Part II: How Economic Principles Sustain Economic Vitality in Countries

September 2014 This is Part II in a four-part series outlining the Magni Global Asset Management approach to international investment analysis. Read Part I: Is International Equity Investing Analysis the Same as Domestic Analysis? Following the Great Recession of the last decade and its extended aftermath there were questions about the preferred economic infrastructure to […]

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What Questions Need to be Answered When Evaluating Global Equity Investments?

August 2014 Sustainable Wealth Creation principles were created to enable the collection and organization of country level data about the respective economic infrastructures. The resulting information can be used when making investment decisions. Sustainable Wealth Creation addresses three very important questions: Do financial statements accurately reflect a company’s position? Do shareholders have protections and adequate […]

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