This Is What They Mean by “Dumb Luck”
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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Thoroughly Failed on Promise to Not Screw Up Tumblr – Breitbart Mashable has published a lengthy article explaining the decline of Tumblr and its parent company Yahoo as a result of CEO Marissa Mayer’s leadership, after interviewing multiple … Continue reading

When Business Fraud Is a Way of Life
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German-Made Bearings Blow Away China’s in This Simple Test. THIS IS WHY CHINESE MAKERS LIKE TO STAMP GERMAN TRADE NAMES ON THEIR PRODUCTS. From the comments:  This is news only to humanities and economics majors. Any engineer, machinist, mechanic or … Continue reading

Apparently Socialized Medicine Just Hasn’t Been Properly Tried…Yet
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China cracks down on scalpers reselling hospital tickets to patients Coming soon to an Obamacare venue near you. Welcome to Thomas L. Friedman’s brave new (Chinese) world. … Continue reading

How Do You Say “Oops” In Cantonese?
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Instapundit » Blog Archive » THEY WERE BANKING ON HILLARY, AND COULD’VE LIVED WITH JEB: Trump Win Rattles China. And why wouldn’t they assume that choice would be the case?  After all, all of the American political “experts” assured them … Continue reading

Two-word Response

China Warns U.S. After Trump Wins Nevada Caucus China warned the United States on Wednesday not to adopt punitive currency policies that could disrupt U.S.-China relations after Donald Trump’s win in the Nevada caucus. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying told … Continue reading

Ruh Roh

The Chinese markets closed limit down over 7% for the second time in 4 sessions. The market closed for the day after less than one hour trading. The Yuan slipped more than 1/2% and is now down over 1.5% YTD. … Continue reading

China Up, US Down?
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Chinese yuan likely to be added to IMF special basket of currencies | Business | The Guardian China’s efforts to make the yuan an international currency on a par with the US dollar are to receive a fillip with the … Continue reading

Bit By Bit
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China welcomes IMF backing to make yuan world reserve currency – Yahoo News China on Saturday welcomed backing from IMF experts that the yuan should be included in its reserve currencies, saying the move would strengthen the world’s financial system. … Continue reading

As Obama Drastically Cuts Back the US Military, China Moves Full Speed Ahead to Expand Theirs
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China moving full speed ahead in construction of aircraft carriers | Ars Technica China’s plans to build new carriers have not exactly been a secret. Construction of the ship started in March, and was confirmed to be a carrier by … Continue reading

One To Go?
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Instapundit » Blog Archive » AN EARTH-SHATTERING KABOOM: Blast Seen in Chemical Industry Zone in Shandong, Daily Reports…. Moscow Rules – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Once is an accident. Twice is coincidence. Three times is an enemy action. … Continue reading

Is the Long-Awaited Third Leg Down Slouching Towards Bethlehem?
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Stocks off lows amid China, commodity slide U.S. stocks traded lower on Monday as the continued decline in commodities and an overnight plunge in Shanghai stocks pressured sentiment amid a lackluster earnings season. The S&P 500 briefly dipped below its … Continue reading

Give Them What They Asked for… Good and Hard

Philippines To Reopen Subic Bay Naval Base Amid South China Sea TensionsThe Philippines is set to reopen a former United States naval facility, and station fighters and frigates there from early next year, reports said Wednesday. The move comes at … Continue reading

The Henderson’s will all be there.

I do not believe that Beijing realized that they were opening Pandora’s box when they engineered the takeover of Hong Kong. They thought they could take the money that was generated and still incorporate that colony back into the mainland. … Continue reading

Well, Welcoming Rich Chinese Immigrants Is Just Unthinkable, Right?
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Scott Walker Backed EB-5 Visas for Rich Chinese Immigrants | The Daily Caller As governor of Wisconsin, Scott Walker was a supporter of a company that helps wealthy Chinese citizens immigrate to the the United States. This revelation stands in contrast to his recent … Continue reading

No, I Don’t Think China Is Going to Collapse
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For My Conservative Friends Who Predicted the Collapse of China… | Spengler China is not going to blow up politically. Its financial system isn’t going to collapse. China just scored the biggest diplomatic success in its history by persuading nearly … Continue reading

China Housing Market Go Boom?
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Record Fall In Property Prices Brings More Bad News For China’s Slumping Real Estate Market SHANGHAI — Property prices fell again in most major Chinese cities in February, amid continuing anxiety about the state of the country’s real estate sector. … Continue reading

Tooting The Horn
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Why The Twenty-First Will Not Be The Chinese Century To favor exporters with vast political ties, who employ countless millions and thus reduce social unrest, China has kept the yuan pegged to the dollar by expanding the monetary base, which … Continue reading

You’re Either Moving Forward, Or You’re Falling Behind
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Top Admiral: China Outguns US Under the Waves – The American Interest Naval Strategy Top Admiral: China Outguns US Under the Waves While testifying before the House Armed Services Committee’s seapower subcommittee, a top U.S. Navy admiral said that China’s … Continue reading

Shocker! Huge Chinese Companies Have “Global Ambitions”
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Alibaba enters US cloud market, signaling global ambitions | PCWorld Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group is making a push into the U.S. cloud computing market, where it’s expected to run into competition from, Google and Microsoft. Alibaba subsidiary Aliyun … Continue reading

Downward Pressure on Chinese Employment? Could Be Problematical….
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Foxconn expects robots to take over more factory work | PCWorld The electronics industry may still be reliant on human workers to assemble products, but Apple supplier Foxconn Technology Group is hopeful that robots will take over more of the … Continue reading