This reckoning with Beijing’s authority was baked into the cake 22 years ago when the Union Jack came down over Government House.… Read More Hong Kong’s Inevitable Showdown
“The risk that Chinese policy makers lose control is very high indeed, not just in relation to the risk of capital flight such as we saw in 2016, but also the clear and present vulnerability of the banking sector that we have witnessed in recent weeks”… Read More Albert Edwards: “Chinese Authorities Lost Control Of The Situation Back In 2015”
“China has the second-highest number of flashing early warning indicators after Hong Kong.”… Read More How Close Is China To A Financial Crisis?
What is the author of “The Art of the Deal” to do when nobody wants to negotiate any more deals with the US, now knowing full well that the US always finds ways to renege on its obligations?… Read More The Death of the Liberal Idea
As the Chinese and American presidents meet at the G20 summit in Japan both are ultimately trying to appeal to one group of people, the Chinese middle class, arguably the greatest economic asset on the planet… Read More Xi is not the Boss in US-China Struggle. Neither’s Trump. Here’s Who Is
Nearly everyone wonders, “Why is Donald Trump crazy enough to impose tariffs on imports from other countries? How could this possibly make sense?”… Read More Why It (Sort of) Makes Sense for the US to Impose Tariffs
China deliveries in its fiscal year: -34%. And not getting better: in April, -45%.… Read More Jaguar Land Rover Books its Biggest-Ever Annual Loss. Sales Collapse in China
U.S. propaganda is always pointing to one person that solely encases everything and therefore deserves all the hate. It once was Saddam, Saddam , Saddam. Then Ghadaffi, Ghadaffi, Ghadaffi, Assad, Assad, Assad, Putin, Putin, Putin. Now it is Xi, Xi, Xi… Read More Propaganda Intensifies Trade War With China
The war on Iraq destroyed the position of the U.S. as the world’s ‘sole superpower’. A war on Iran could do even worse damage… Read More The Lunacy Of Waging A War On Iran From Which China And Russia Will Win
Was it an accident or intentional?… Read More The Night the U.S. Bombed a Chinese Embassy
More and more companies either choose not to invest in other countries or are prevented from doing so… Read More Global Foreign Direct Investment Flows Collapse
According to Heiner Flassbeck, former head of UNCTAD, there are many factors pointing to a convergence in a normal cyclical downturn, deepening recession in Europe, complicated by a potential “no deal” Brexit… Read More Is Global Recession Looming?