BRIC-A-Brack

The BRICs are a’ breaking, with three of four sharply down and below their 200 DMA, indicating a trend change to a protracted bear market. Russia is now largely an oil-bearing State, and belies the trend down of the manufacturing States, but would follow if when the oil bubble echo breaks. From Bespoke:

This speaks to a shift from investing in emerging markets – a major theme of the past few years – back to developed markets. Emerging markets are down 3% in January, with India down over 10%, South Africa down 9%, Indonesia -7% and Brazil -4%. Inflation, arguably exported from the US be QE2, has thrown them all a curve ball.

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Affiliation: NetService Ventures

Duncan is an advisor to NetService Ventures, where he focuses on digital media and the mobile Internet.

Previously he was at four start-ups: Xumii, a mobile social service based on a Social Addressbook; SkyPilot Networks, the performance leader of wireless mesh systems for last-mile access, where he was the founding CEO; Covad Communications (Amex: DVW, $9B market cap at the peak), the leading independent DSL access provider, where he was the founding Chairman; InterTrust Technologies ($9B market cap at the peak), the pioneer in digital rights management technologies, now owned by Sony and Philips, where he was SVP Business Development and the pitchman for the IPO.

Before these ventures, Duncan was a partner at Cambridge Venture Partners, an early-stage venture firm, and managing partner of Gemini McKenna, a joint venture between Regis McKenna's marketing firm and Gemini Consulting, the global management consulting arm of Cap Gemini.

He serves on the board or is an adviser to Aggregate Knowledge (content discovery), Livescribe (digital pen), AllVoices (citizen journalism), Xumii (mobile social addressbook), Verismo (Internet settop box), and Widevine (DRM for IPTV).

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