Business Books: 'Flat' world is starting to tilt


By Brian Moss NEW YORK, May 24 (Reuters) - Antoine van Agtmael was ahead of the curve in 1981, when he saw the potential rewards of investing in the Third World countries. He also was clever enough to rename those places "emerging markets." In his new book, "The Emerging Markets Century" (Free Press, $28), van Agtmael predicts companies from emerging markets will replace familiar names like IBM , Ford , Wal-Mart , Japan's Honda and Switzerland's Nestle as the world's most influential ...

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