Emerging markets stocks have been hot in recent years, but there are signs that the momentum is slowing . The MSCI Emerging Markets Index, in dollar terms, has slipped 1.7% so far this year. But whether the index turns in another year in the black or slips to red is irrelevant for one wealth manager. Jeffrey Troutner of TAM Asset Management is rethinking the value of emerging markets stocks as a strategic holding. In an interview in the January 2007 issue of Wealth Manager, Troutner told your editor that emerging markets have disappointed over the long haul. That’s quite a statement coming from someone who was one of the early proponents of the asset class back in the mid-1990s. To learn more, we recently had a long chat with Troutner, with excerpts published in the January issue of WM. You can read along here….