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Strategies & Market Trends
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Emcee:  Sam Citron Type:  Moderated
Korea is currently one of the cheapest stock markets in the world on a PE/Growth basis and is often overshadowed by its neighbors, China and Japan.

Almost 25 years ago, as the Korea Fund was getting started, I was invited by First Boston to an institutional investor factory tour of South Korea. I shall never forget during the tour of Hyundai Shipyards when the manager explained that his generation simply assumed that it must make heavy sacrifices for the sake of the nation and its children.

I have been fascinated with Korea ever since.

Telecoms Korea
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213Gravity Co., Ltd (GRVY) Gravity Co., Ltd. engages in developing and distributinJulius Wong-10/9/2009
2121:28PM Hyundai Motor America reports August sales increased 47% YoY to 60,467 unSam Citron-9/1/2009
211Korean Bank Profits Fall as Slump Forces Larger Loan Provisions By Bomi Lim AuPaul Kern-8/2/2009
210<B> Asian Stocks Decline on North Korea Nuclear Test Report</b> By Paul Kern-5/24/2009
209Will Mobile Web Become More Affordable? Mobile-phone carriers are looking to makSam Citron-4/13/2009
208Korea ADR <pre></pre>Julius Wong-4/5/2009
207Kookmin Bank (KB) [graphic] Shinhan Financial Group Co. Ltd. (SHG) [graphic]Julius Wong-3/17/2009
206Qualcomm Faces South Korea Antitrust Probe [WSJ] By DON CLARK Qualcomm Inc. saiSam Citron-3/12/2009
205The Koreans did the same thing in the past recessions. Actually I remember readNancy-3/5/2009
204Nucor’s continued no layoff policy is quite admirable and more so in the midst oMistySteel-3/5/2009
203This is what Nucor Steel does in US. It is far superior to the layoffs at US SteSam Citron-3/5/2009
202I hope the end result of the no-layoff drive is enormously successful :)MistySteel-3/4/2009
201Koreans Take Pay Cuts to Stop Layoffs [WSJ] By EVAN RAMSTAD ANSAN, South Korea Sam Citron-3/3/2009
200Hyundai, Using a Safety Net, Wins Market Share [NYT] By NICK BUNKLEYSam Citron-2/6/2009
199Behind Korea's Bearish Call on Treasurys [seeking alpha] by: Elliot EisenberSam Citron-1/21/2009
198South Korea’s Exports Decline 17.4% in December (Update2) By William Sim Jan. Paul Kern-1/1/2009
197South Korea Cuts Rate to 4% to Stave off Recession Amid Turmoil By William Sim Paul Kern-11/6/2008
196South Korea Stocks Surge by Record on Fed Dollar Swap (Update3) By William Sim Julius Wong-10/30/2008
195Bank of Korea Cuts Key Rate a Record 75 Basis Points (Update1) By William Sim aPaul Kern-10/26/2008
194Bank of Korea Calls Emergency Meeting, May Lower Interest Rates By Seyoon Kim Paul Kern-10/26/2008
193Korean Won Falls to 7-Year Low; Government Says to Use Reserves By Kim KyoungwhPaul Kern-10/6/2008
192South Korea Turns Tables on Wall Street After Bailout (Update2) By Bomi Lim SeJulius Wong-9/17/2008
191South Korea's Department Store Sales Rise By Least in 5 Months By Seyoon KiPaul Kern-8/17/2008
190Bank of Korea Raises Rate to 5.25% to Curb Inflation (Update3) By William Sim Paul Kern-8/6/2008
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