This will be interesting to watch. Is it a speed bump or a real shift? With the shitshow that is American politics, my feeling is this is just the beginning. America may not be failing today but this is a leading indicator of some sorts but of course the growth abroad is just getting started.
My personal belief is that the current American administration is no longer planning for the future and that means America is in much more trouble decades from now.
In 2012, U.S. startups captured 71 percent of all global venture capital investment. Last year, they captured just 50 percent.
— Read on venturebeat.com/2018/10/05/u-s-share-of-global-venture-capital-fell-more-than-20-in-5-years/
I guess a contrarian view of sorts where the USA/China trade war benefits SEA region. Possible but I assume there will be pain before the possible gains.
KKR & Co. is seeking to invest more in Southeast Asia, where companies are poised to benefit from the U.S.-China trade dispute, according to the private equity firm’s co-founder Henry Kravis.
— Read on www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-10-02/kkr-s-kravis-sees-southeast-asia-winners-in-u-s-china-trade-war
If you think at all about global politics and the rise of the China/America Sabre rattling – then give this a listen.
I like the part about America being amazing about financial engineering versus real engineering.
This is our usual place for supplies – main thing to remember is to get there before noon if you are looking for the fresh fruits and veggies.
They close by 6pm and by the afternoon all the fresh produce is picked over.
Pothong Market – 31 Photos & 29 Reviews – Grocery – 3540 Norwood Ave, Del Paso Heights, Sacramento, CA – Phone Number – Yelp
This is our go to spot to get supplies for the wife and kids to make their fav food.
There are a few Asian stores but most are Chinese are Vietnamese.
Most great country Thai food is more of Cambodian or Laos origin anyway and Sacramento has tons of folks from Laos.
This is the spot to get your supplies for that kind of food.
Lao Market – Grocery – 5830 Franklin Blvd, Sacramento, CA – Phone Number – Yelp:
I am in the USA right now hanging with Mom and Dad in NorCal.
Was trying to find the closest place to them to pick up some Bourbon.
This seems to be the spot.
Hopefully will hit it today.
Bourbons & More – Beer, Wine & Spirits – 1611 Douglas Blvd, Roseville, CA – Phone Number – Yelp: