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Near collision between US and Chinese warships – SCMP

Never-before-seen footage: A near collision between a Chinese and a US warship in the South China Sea. Read more: https://www.scmp.com/week-asia/geopol…

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The Taiwan Strait Getting Hot, Hot, Hot…

We posted the following in July after President Trump threw Montenegro under the bus. Taiwan may be about to get hot, hot, hot in the next year after last night’s Commander in Chief’s ambiguous message on defense treaties.  – GMM One … Continue reading

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Free Ride Is Over: China & Japan Bailing On Treasuries

We had a request to look at the annual change in foreign holdings of U.S. Treasury securities as an addendum to our post from last night. It’s clear the two largest foreign creditors to the United States government are pulling … Continue reading

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Browbeating the Fed 2.0

As the market melt and President Trump ramps up his rhetoric on Fed rate hikes, we thought you’d be interested in our July post. By the way,  the geopolitics in the Taiwan strait are growing much hotter since we wrote.  … Continue reading

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Beijing: City of remarkable contrasts – EuroNews

Beijing: City of remarkable contrasts… READ MORE : http://www.euronews.com/2018/08/31/be…

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US-China tariffs in numbers – FT

As another round of tariffs are imposed by both countries in the trade war, the FT takes a look at some key facts and figures, as well as the types of goods affected Subscribe to FT.com here: http://bit.ly/2GakujT

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China’s Raises “The Other Nuclear Option”

We are on our way out to go fishing for the next few weeks but couldn’t let this pass without one last post. The current headline at the Drudge Report linking to a CNBC piece citing the People’s Daily (Chinese government press) … Continue reading

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China’s FX Reserves Increase

#China’s FX reserves surprisingly rose a for 2nd straight month to $3,118bn in Jul, from $3,112bn despite falling Yuan. Consensus had forecasted a drop to $3,107bn. pic.twitter.com/OFCEL4PaZw — Holger Zschaepitz (@Schuldensuehner) August 7, 2018

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Beijing police shut down P2P lending demonstration

China has been at the center of the rise of FinTech firms since the Great Financial Crisis (GFC).  Some of these firms have become huge. Watch this space. In the United States, the majority of lenders rely on FICO scores … Continue reading

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Charts That Count: Another China Crisis? – FT

China’s currency has devalued sharply against the dollar in recent weeks. The last time China surprised the markets with a devaluation, in the summer of 2015, it prompted a global sell-off of risk assets. John Authers discusses why China’s currency … Continue reading

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