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> weomome back, everyone. alal aboutalalki about wheree the economy reallyis. joining g us is someonene w has bebe talking tollll of the exexututiv in the room and lklkinto other i iesesto and mang invnvtmtmen dececisnsns vid i i presidenent dd ceo o of third avenenue management. th have funds and all of themem have been solid d peororme so far. it's good toavave you with us. >> griri t to here. >> srtrt with t theig question on the cocono. we describeded t moodasas glum t best. pepelele a talkingbobo stababily y ancareful to say we are not in rovery dede. what's's yr r view? >> we try notot to spend t much time having g a v vww aut mamacrvevensike that. itit'sararto ededicand the people who a spending timearare fafasmarter than w e.e. most of f thtiti they get it wrong.
why which we should wawastouour time. focus on securities s anmamake gogoodolol invnvesenent dedecio. >> let's talk about whatt you have d donththe. let's gogo tththe rprising ining. u are based in new yorork, right? ththiravenue management. sometimes you justaveoo say it likike iis. 40is hong kkon inin hong koko. 40%. a lot of p peoe e li there. it's a little d d on the map. >> p problbly theesest ue ips and ththey are fantastic assets inside those balanance sheets.. management teams thahaarare ners and not jujustpepetors. in o our view currentlywe think thgrgrow opportunities in hongng kong w wh their developopme lines to mnlnld ina and otherasasts they ownanand cororoare better than what e s. economy's growth tunes s ar >>ndnd your holdings ar u up 7
since justefefor the m mch botttt f the gbaba rkrket what is leading that? literally henderson land developmentndndthers in here ththat are hong kongng most peoeopl don't know those. why are they up so uch? is it p peoee bettiningn n cocove? i i should be fair here. they were down q qui subsbstaiaiay last year which s a contributor for ouou difficult year. theacac of the matter is these are rock-solid cocompieies d you just aededour prior guest terest b access to capitalal. these are t the c comnies that don't needed it t tbe able t to thrive. weweook for companies that dodot need access to c capalals a way toto gw w buness. thth's's a dangererou thining. it's n n a avaable right now.. if you donon't have itit, your company isis pbababl going to b in a disadvantaged position. >>imim was talking abobo t tha yeststery.y. it was a stutunng g stistic.
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jim cramer. >> i'm still waiting foror one yoyo bests to say things have goen better. hahavet hehed d itnd i think sosomehihis are tting bbetr.r. ybe people who are seeing things gettingetetr are notot in the media. this has been assures foror so ngng, ybe that's the problem. >> theediaeoeoe are ere, but cococa-lalas here and ereric express is here.
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inina talkingngbobout7.5.5% fo ththisyeye. ththera tback, and therere contininss tbe a smamal setback ififhihingdon't pick up. but the huge s sen of demand for inasastrture, for basic needs is a completely differenent oror than the d devopopedworld, wher soucuccapacity has been createdn housing and d vaouous ododuc. t thagives us a cushion for one or two yes. bubut if the p proemem sustains loloerer, body knows. >> what about orascom constructionon iparticular?? you operate all t toughout the middle east, ppaktatan, iraq. first and quickly, how is business? is it still growing, a a by how ch? >> infraststruururbusiness is growing this year exceptptnanal we.. gogovements were quick to adaptt more stimulus plans a bngng forwarard memef the projects ey were going to do anyhow i in 2010 or 201111. so by brbrinngng tm forward eyey'rgetting a better deal. commodity prices arere lower. and they're actualally stimulatg the economy. alsosoaa new developopme i in e
reonal -- the introductioion o public-privatete partnershipip r concessisioninin utilitieie soso even inaudi arabia, wer pltstsre now being built by y the private sector.. the same in morocco. the same iss coming toto egypt. so that't' so another prorodu of d devopopme in the region, ththatououe not limited by the balance sheet of thehe vernment. >>ndnd lasas but not least,t,n u u ga jim c crarr his positive sisign but before go, ough, briefly, i know you d d busines in iraq and alonghehe bordrder with i in.n. iran's a a b ticic here.. iran is big business opportunitity,snsn it? >>t's a great business opportunity. huhu population, great reresoces. anii think on th topic a transformationalal sp p s been tan by obama'sspepeh inn cairo. ththisororof created a veryy poposiveve buzuzzinin t middle east, about the m mide e st and u.u.s.relationonipips. and that w willalay the role in thth elections s in lebanono p d a rolele iththelections in iran, d has theeotential too g g ththato like a happy eininorort of. >> all right.
well, thank you so much. >> thk you. >> nasef awiri isivivin jim amer the ray of hoperr green shoot he was looking for asas w said. thrichest man egypypt. nenext lebronn james challengeg any ceo hereoo a one on e. ere are so many jokes wewe could ma here aboboutelelive height differences. i i ll refrain from doing that.. but didid yoyone take him up on hihis offer? we have more on thee inside stoy here from sun valaly.y. some of the best g gosp.p.
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loing to sell.l. an itit j jusgoing to be one of ththe companies we'll haveve t watch. > jia boorstin, thank k yo very much.h. probably fits into that broader ememe jeff zuckerras sasayi,, everyonene he e wies they were kiki more money on the internet than they actually are. ich continues to be big issue here thissear and no doubt it will beben n thyears to come.. all right. coming up,p, f fewinal thoughts frfr the meeting here in t the mountains. 'll be right back. ??x@
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