26.11.2014 - Time for SWFs to bring the money back home
The world’s sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) are similar. They have billions, made either through the exploitation of a natural resource they were fortunate enough to find within their national boundaries (like most Middle East SWFs), or though the sheer hard work of the people of their sovereign territory (like the SWFs of China and Singapore). It’s important to note, though, that the SWFs are not identical to the billionaires referred to above. They are not, initially at least, the wealth creators like Branson or Gates. That role is played by the governments and policymakers of the sovereign countries involved, which displayed the foresight, vision and sheer hard work to amass the funds in the first place......................................Full Article: Source