Sunday, February 19th, 2017

“….the time to buy Chinese stocks is now, ” says Black Rock Inc. Issuing dire warnings about China’s economy and stock markets became a bit of a fad in financial media last month. Getting the most ink was Dr. Doom, Marc Faber, publisher of the Gloom Boom and Doom newsletter. Faber made headlines by saying [...]

“Flat World”, famously observed by economist Thomas Friedman The “flat world”, famously observed by economist Thomas Friedman, is also very much a hurting world, at least as far as most shareholders are concerned. In Friedman’s vision of a “flat world” the entire planet is economically interconnected. Events in one region are felt instantly around the [...]

Can You Hear Me Now? China’s Story Loud and Clear It seems that many financial writers, bloggers and internet denizens are having trouble accepting the remarkable China growth story. When China announced that the nation’s first quarter growth had hit a blazing 11.9 percent annualized, many scoffed. How could it be, they wondered, that the [...]

PepsiCo Looks To Bolster China Presence PepsiCo (NYSE: PEP), the world’s second-largest soft drink maker, said it plans to spend $2.5 billion over the next three years in China as it seeks to bolster its presence in the world’s largest country. New York-based PepsiCo announced $1 billion in China investments in 2008 and that total [...]

Are Chinese banks stronger that U.S. banks? The volatility roiling global stock markets isn’t only the result of the European debt contagion. The financial and mainstream media are apparently unable to cope with the fact that China is recovering handsomely while the global economy ping pongs from one crisis to the next. Commentators are looking [...]