Yiannis G. Mostrous

Analyst Articles

The copper market suffered a volatile 2011 due to supply disruptions and investor concern about a global economic slowdown. Some analysts estimate that worldwide copper production last year was at its lowest level since 2008. Indeed, Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold (NYSE: FCX) alone lost roughly 235 million tons of copper production… Read More

Emerging market equities have outperformed their developed-market peers so far this year. But these stocks still trade at attractive valuations for opportunistic investors who are late to the rally. Read More

I have been bullish on Malaysia long before the Southeast Asian nation became a fashionable investment destination. MY recommendation to buy into the country’s market via iShares MSCI Malaysia Index Fund (NYSE:EWM) has generated a 36.5 percent return since I added the exchange-traded fund (ETF) to Global Investment Strategist’s Long-Term Holdings Portfolio… Read More

The political situation in India remains murky, and elections will be held in key states early this year. Uttar Pradesh, the country’s most populous state, will hold elections in seven phases, which will unfold during most of February. Punjab, a significantly smaller state in terms of population, will also hold… Read More