This Is What The Chinese Do To Protect Themselves From Their Government

Two years ago, Mr. Chan saw an opportunity. Thanks to tight government control of the Internet, launching a website in China is an intensely bureaucratic affair. It takes much more than just buying a domain and hosting it. In China,…

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How the President’s Trip to China Affects U.S. Investors

[Ed. Note: This week, our own Jim Rickards sat down with Fox Business to discuss President Obama’s recent trip to China, specifically the new military agreements, tariffs on information technology products and other important takeaways from the trip. Watch the…

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Russians and Chinese are ditching the dollar as Europeans start using renminbi in their reserves

At present, US dollar accounts for roughly 61% of the world’s foreign exchange reserves. It’s still a safe bet for most, not because the currency is actually strong, but because so many others are already so reliant on it. Between…

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26 Ways China Is Kicking Our Behinds

In terms of purchasing power, China now has the largest economy on the entire planet, but that is not the only area where China has surpassed the United States.  China also accounts for more total global trade than the U.S….

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This One Is Twice As Bad As Subprime Meltdown

49 million empty houses and apartments. That’s the situation in China according to new research from Gan Li at Texas A&M University. Professor Gan conducted the most comprehensive survey to date of the Chinese property market. Based on interviews with…

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Who Needs The United States? Not These Guys

Russia and China have just signed what is being called “the gas deal of the century”, and the two countries are discussing moving away from the U.S. dollar and using their own currencies to trade with one another.  This has…

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This Chart Shows How Huge the Alibaba IPO Will Be

The Alibaba IPO was officially filed earlier this month, and analysts estimate that the deal could be the largest initial public offering in U.S. history. Bloomberg has estimated that the Hong-Kong based e-commerce firm could be valued as high as $168 billion and…

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