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Why Money Keeps Flowing Out of China – Bloomberg

Published on Jan 18, 2017 The outflow of Chinese capital hasn’t abated in the last few years, as a weak Yuan and slew of other hindrances perpetuate losses. QuickTake Q&A explains how these pressures continue to take a toll on … Continue reading

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USA vs CHINA – BBC 2016 (Must View)

Things are starting to heat up in the Taiwan Straight and only to get hotter under the Trump Administration.  This BBC video is great background. China’s foreign ministry hit back in a statement advising Trump, a billionaire property tycoon who … Continue reading

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COTD: U.S. Job Killers, You Decide

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China FX Reserves Fall Less Than Expected to $3.011 tn

The FT reports, China’s foreign exchange reserves continued to fall in December, albeit at a slower rate than previous months, as the central bank announced a lower than expected drop in foreign exchange reserves for the month. Reserves fell by … Continue reading

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Word of the Day: “Baofahu”

“a Chinese term for people who have experienced an “explosion” of wealth but lack financial and cultural sophistication. Shanxi is a hotbed for such investors, many of whom got rich during the coal boom. “They just look at the yield,” … Continue reading

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China’s Caixin service PMI rises to 17-month high

The Caixin China Services PMI rose to 53.4 in December of 2016 from 53.1 in November while market expected 53.3. It was the fastest growth since July 2015, as new orders rose the most in 17 months and business expectations … Continue reading

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QOTD: Easy To Be Bearish On China

…it is easy to be “too pessimistic” about the Chinese economy. “Looking at macro stuff in China does that to people.  Things are much more optimistic at a micro level.”.   –  Jeffrey Towson, Peking Universtity  via FT (QOTD = Quote … Continue reading

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China Pushing Back, Gold Spikes $10

As we said a few days ago in our post,  Is Gold Finished, to get a new bull market jump started…a bull market sparked by geopolitical risks, which could increase markedly, in a scenario where, say,  the new President-elect tries … Continue reading

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Nattie Fresh!

Take a look at the chart below, which shows a series of CO2 emissions versus Natural Gas’ Share of Electric Power Consumption.    The increase demand for the “clean fossil fuel” versus  burning dirty coal to fire electric plants has … Continue reading

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Who is most exposed to China slowdown? – FT

The countries most exposed to China’s slowing economy are not necessarily those you’d expect. Nikolaos Panigirtzoglou, global market strategist with JPMorgan Investment Bank, talks to the FT’s capital markets editor Dan McCrum about the banking, investment and trade links that … Continue reading

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