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- How Well Do You Know Your Flags?
You can easily point out the flag of your own country, but what about 20 other flags from around the world? See a flag, read the clues and click a match! Take our quiz now.
- Pick the Producer!
Do you know which country produces the most gold? What about the nation that provides the most silver? Test your knowledge now!
- Digging up a Sweet Find in Africa
Portfolio manager Evan Smith recently explored the Western part of sub-Saharan Africa, traveling to Kenema in Sierra Leone. Evan was able to tour the site of a cocoa plantation developed by London-based Agriterra, and shared his finds with us.
- Venture Inside a Treasure of Thailand
Thailand is a promising emerging market country, as it boasts a healthy GDP growth rate, one of the lowest unemployment rates in the world and low inflation. Tourism comprises a considerable amount of its economy, and one treasured spot for visitors, especially gold lovers, is the Grand Palace. Venture inside when you view our slideshow.
- Beyond Russia: 21 Emerging Europe Countries Poised for Growth
Think emerging Europe equals Russia? Think again. Emerging Europe is actually made up of 21 unique countries. View our interactive map that provides a snapshot and interesting fact about each country.
- The Dow Then and Now
After falling to a low near 6,500 in March 2009, the Dow Jones Industrial Average doubled to hit an all-time high in March 2013. This is the first time since October 2007, but investors have called it quits. A look at then and now suggests what may be driving this behavior.
- Where Oil Squeezes Through Straits and Canals
About half of the world’s total oil production is transported over water. Part of that journey includes tankers squeezing through narrow bodies of water called chokepoints. See our slideshow to learn more.