Are Mexicans Feeling Safe Enough To Vote For Change?

Neither candidate threatens economic growth

An American hedge-fund manager with a $60 million emerging-market portfolio wanted to see for himself how Mexico's much-vaunted democratic transition was progressing. So he flew to Mexico City and met with the top economic advisers to the two leading presidential candidates. He came away relieved: No matter who wins the July 2 vote, he figures the country will be in capable hands. "From an economic point of view, I don't think Mexico has ever looked better," he says.

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