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Almost without exception, analysts say Nigeria is a basket case. I’m not so sure…

Almost without exception, analysts say Nigeria is a basket case. I’m not so sure…

With a few simple (though not easy) fixes, I think Nigeria’s economy could get back on track next year, and...
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It’s frustrating. Stock markets in developed economies are tanking, and as a result …

It’s frustrating. Stock markets in developed economies are tanking, and as a result …

Investors are spooked, and passing up top-performing, high-quality businesses in Africa
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Given the current exchange rate controls, we don’t invest here much yet; But, Nigeria may just be the cheapest stock market on the planet

Given the current exchange rate controls, we don’t invest here much yet; But, Nigeria may just be the cheapest stock market on the planet

A quick note from Lagos, where I’ve just set foot for the first time to search for some great value...
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How the simple act of reading the paper over my morning coffee should make me nearly 7 times my money on one stock

How the simple act of reading the paper over my morning coffee should make me nearly 7 times my money on one stock

Since I moved to Tanzania in 2020, I’ve come to realize my simple morning routine – dropping my daughter at...
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African Frontier Markets zig,  while the rest of the world zags

African Frontier Markets zig, while the rest of the world zags

For the first two months of calendar 2022 the S&P 500 was down 8.2%. The US bond market, as measured...
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Who is Tim Staermose, the Global Value Hunter?

This is me in Dar es Salaam, in front of Ocean Road Hospital (today a Cancer hospital) where I was born.

I’m a full-time investor and investment writer.  I grew up all over the world, in Tanzania, Denmark, Egypt, Singapore and Australia – where I completed my higher education.  I have an unorthodox background.  And it shapes my approach to investing and life.

My readers appreciate this, and often comment that I bring them a valuable alternative perspective they can’t get anywhere else. Read more…

"The secret to happiness is having something to do, someone to love,
and something to look forward to.” -- Rita Mae Brown

Good rules to live by.  Grateful to have all three.

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