Emerging Markets as Winners

Emerging Markets as - MortgageCrisis Group 4 Gian Carlo Alonso Ernesto de Cortada Mauricio Herrera Yasnay Montalvo Carmen Adriana Halabi Virginia

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Winners of the Subprime  Mortgage Crisis Group 4: Gian Carlo Alonso Ernesto de Cortada Mauricio Herrera Yasnay Montalvo Carmen Adriana Halabi Virginia Verona February  24, 2010
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Runner Up Runner   Up
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Miscellaneous (Surprising!)  Organizations
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Home Gardening A National Gardening Association poll shows  that the number of households planning to grow  their own food has increased by 19 % Every time this country goes through a  recession, there is a surge of folks who want to  get back to basics. Home garden vegetable seed sales are up 80%  from one year ago.  A jump like this has never  happened.
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Bodice Rippers  (Romance Novels) Harlequin, the world's biggest publisher of  series romance, saw North American  sales rise $3 million in 2008's fourth  quarter from a year earlier. Other escapist  literature also has done well. More than 1 out of 4 books sold is a  romance.
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Public   Universities Increase in number of students enrolled 11.5 million of all young adults were enrolled  in either a two- or four-year college in October  2008 (their highest level ever) State Universities have experienced an  increase in enrollments from 6% to 12%  nation-wide. Increase in tuition fees Average tuition at four-year public colleges  rose 6.5% in fall 2009
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Chocolate Hershey Sales rose 2.6% in the fourth quarter and  3.8% in full-year 2008. Earnings Increased by 51.4% in 2008  Cadbury Sales rose 7%: chocolate up 6%, gum up  10%, candy up 6% in 2008  Earnings  increased 30% in full-year 2008
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Third Place
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Foreign currencies The Canadian Dollar (The  Loonie) The Colombian Peso The Brazilian Real
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U.S. Dollar’s Downfall U.S. Dollar is one of the most  affected currencies as a result of  the credit crisis Low Interest Rates set by the Fed  has lowered the dollar’s value Unemployment and the national  debt have also weakened the  dollar  In a declining U.S. Dollar setting,  costs decline
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The Canadian Dollar  A.K.A The Loonie As the loonie appreciates, Canadian exportations profit;  and with growing demand for commodities such as the  oil and lumber Canada offers the loonie’s value  increases even more As a result of harsh regulations against subprime  mortgages, the Canadian banking system was not  affected and that can also be attributed to the rise of the 
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This note was uploaded on 03/07/2010 for the course FIN 3403 taught by Professor Keys during the Spring '10 term at Florida Southern College.

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Emerging Markets as - MortgageCrisis Group 4 Gian Carlo Alonso Ernesto de Cortada Mauricio Herrera Yasnay Montalvo Carmen Adriana Halabi Virginia

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