Global markets both sold off (on Friday) and bounced sharply (yesterday) during the past week. With political protests in Tunisia and Egypt quickly spreading to Jordan and Syria, we are heading into an unstable period in emerging markets. At the same time, this period just may turn out to be as historic as the fall of the Berlin Wall was in 1989. Thanks to technology and the ability of protesters to organize themselves quickly, the world's last remaining totalitarian regimes may crumble more qui
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