Houston, We Have A Problem

Comparing investment risks between here and abroad Dear Sven, What advice do you have for a Vietnamese/US dual citizen who wants to buy a house in the US instead of saving money in Vietnamese banks or investing in domestic assets in such unstable conditions? And what about renting the house while staying in Vietnam? I’m … Read more

Is Vietnam considered an emerging market?

Is Vietnam considered an emerging market? What is an emerging market anyway? Back in the early 1980s, from a political “Western” perspective the world was geo-politically divided into three main areas: the first world, mainly Western hemisphere countries – divided by the imaginary line of the Iron Curtain – which were pro-US and pro-capitalism; the second world, mainly Eastern hemisphere countries, pro-USSR and pro-socialism; and … Read more