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China Real Estate Bubble

China's Potemkin Villages

Jerry Jasinowski | Posted 11.09.2014 | World
Jerry Jasinowski

What we are witnessing is the inevitable day of reckoning between a sclerotic centralized bureaucracy and a runaway free enterprise economy that lacks stabilizing institutions to curb excessive behavior.

Bill Gates Just Blew Our Minds In A Single Tweet

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 06.13.2014 | Business

For the past several years, China has been building stuff at a mind-blowing pace. Just how mind-blowing? Here, let's let Bill Gates put it in perspect...

China Tries To Pop Real Estate Bubble

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 03.05.2013 | Business

Science has determined that people need to know 7.5 things per day, on average, about the world of business. You can't argue with science. Lucky for y...

China 2012: The Year of the Bull (Rogers) or the Bear (Chanos)?

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 06.08.2012 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

The question is how quickly and to what degree will China's problems affect its economy. It seems to me Jim Rogers and Jim Chanos are each answering this question in his own way.

China Declares Shift To 'Prudent' Fiscal Policy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BEIJING (By Zhou Xin and Simon Rabinovitch) - China will switch to a prudent monetary policy from a moderately loose stance, the Communist Party's to...

China Bank Lending Drops 43 Percent

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SHANGHAI — Lending by Chinese banks fell 43 percent in the first quarter from a year earlier as the government winds down its stimulus and tries...

All's Fair In Love, War, And Going Abroad

Chi Tung | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Chi Tung

There's an entire sub-generation of hybridized Americans like me out there, and sooner or later, we all have to face the same predicament: defining what home is, and whether you can stomach spending any time there.

China To Grow 9.5% In 2010: World Bank

AP | JOE McDONALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BEIJING — The World Bank raised its China growth forecast this year to 9.5 percent from 9 percent on Wednesday but said Beijing needs to cool in...

China's Real Estate Bubble 'Unprecedented,' Will Be A 'Doozy': Billionaire Investor Jim Chanos

CNBC | Antonia Oprita | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The bubble in China's real estate is unprecedented and companies exporting for the country's construction sector should be watched carefully, James Ch...