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Frontier Markets

Developing countries or stocks listed in those countries with less infrastructure, capitalization, and/or liquidity than other developing countries. A frontier market is considered a type of emerging market, but is considered less prominent or important than markets like India or Brazil. Examples of frontier markets include Bahrain and Nigeria.
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frontier markets

Securities markets in the least developed of the emerging markets. Mexico and Taiwan are generally considered emerging markets while Zimbabwe, Jamaica, and Kenya are considered frontier markets. Political factors are especially important to the trading and valuation of securities traded in frontier markets.
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Turner argued that the frontier was the single most definitive force shaping the American sensibility.
In short, at the frontier the environment is at first too strong for the man.
This article examines these sources and argues that they reveal a variety of peasant perspectives on colonization and the frontier. Many migrant writers represented resettlement as a move towards abundance and the good life; others recorded it as a venture of hardship and disaster; and still others mixed and merged these associations.
There was also the "language problem." Most peasant-based information on colonization and the frontier was relayed in oral form and was couched in words and inflections that made ready sense to peasant listeners.
Though some may have problems with the limits of the author's research, and others may question his interpretation of certain events and individuals, most readers will likely find American Frontiers a delightful book and compelling addition to frontier studies.
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All in all, this is a rich collection of essays on the multifarious frontiers of North and South America.
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Early Taiwan was not a neglected frontier outpost but a key focus of imperial attention.
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After the annihilation of Custer's cavalry and a force of British regulars at Little Big Horn and Isandhlwana, respectively, the agents of imperial domination reacted swiftly and decisively to avenge these defeats and close the frontier.
He stresses the vulnerable nature of life on the exposed frontier, noting the critical role played by the Yamasee Indians as buffers against the Spanish in Florida and as a source of Indian slaves for the Carolinians.
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