[via The Big Picture]
“The chart above shows the MSCI Colombia Stock Market Index, monthly back to 1993 (data here). Over almost every time horizon up to ten years, the returns for the Colombia stock market are the higest in the world:
Five-Year: 25.8% (second to Indonesia’s at 27.6%)
Ten-Year: 38.1% “
Mark J. Perry makes a case for the Congress to ratify the U.S.-Colombia free trade agreement (FTA) – a golden opportunity to gain from Colombia’s thriving economy. Read it on his blog here.
“The arrival of color e-paper displays suggest that a new generation of readers will soon be among us, readers whose displays depart from the current LCD screens popular today. However, problems persist. Foremost is the battery consumption of colored e-paper which is problematic when compared to more commonly used high resolution LED screens.
On the other hand, while the successful application of 19-inch flexible e-paper remains a matter of speculation, LG’s decision to mass produce it indicates it has perfected the technology.”
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A survey found that 77% of Britons think taxpayers should not help pay for Pope Benedict XVI’s £8m visit to Scotland and England.
Get the details on BBC here.