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Passport to Profits: Why the Next Investment Windfalls Will Be Found Abroad and How to Grab Your Share by MARK MOBIUS

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Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

Part I: On the Frontier of Emerging Markets

Chapter 1: Introduction to Emerging Markets

Why Seek New Frontier Markets?

Attractive Investment Opportunities

Do your Research

Where Are These New Markets?

Argentina

Chile

Peru

Cambodia

Vietnam

Bashkortostan Republic

Kazakhstan

Slovenia

Romania

Libya

Chapter 2: Hope, Growth, and the Investing Process

FELT

Putting on My FELT Hat, Puttin’ on the Ritz

The Basket Boom

Some Statistics

So Many Eggs, So Many Baskets

A Note on Fund Types

Closed-End Funds

Open-Ended Funds

A Few Things you Can Do

The Big Five

Taking the Plunge

Risk and Reward

By Way of Background

And Today . . .

The BP

What I Bring to the Party

The Crunch Method

My Mobius Trip

The Mobius Method

Reality Check

Sixth Sense

Investment by Analogy

Risk is Real

ADRs

Volume Discount

Getting De-Fleeced

Trading Risk

Water Water Everywhere, Yet Not a Drop to Drink

And Now for the Good News

In Bob We Trust

Operational Risk

Let’s Look on the Bright Side

Market Risk

Five-Year Plan

The Importance of Being Contrary

Fear and Greed

Templeton’s Law

The Asian Spin Cycle

Ground Zero

Growth

Mass Communications

Leapfrogging Technology

Foreign Aid That’s Not a Band-Aid

The Market Economy

Lower Tariffs, More Competition

Take a Walk on the Cynical Side

Reason Regionally as Well as Rationally

Regional Benchmarks

Interest Rates

A Privatization Primer

Getting In on the Ground Floor

Part II: The Boom—Eastern Europe

Chapter 3: Baltic Boom

The Name is Mobius. Mark Mobius.

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