Tag: Asian News

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GMO: Something’s Fishy in China

A wide gulf separates the two most prominent views regarding China’s future. Faced with slowing economic growth, one side says its leaders will deftly navigate a soft landing, while the other claims it will face an implosion similar to those that befell Japan […]

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European Hedge Funds Line Up Bets on China Downturn

European hedge fund managers are betting that China’s once red hot economic growth will cool dramatically in 2012, hitting companies, economies and commodity prices that have been fuelled by the world’s second largest economy in recent years. Managers are taking […]

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Is China A Lifeline For Iran And Its Oil Exports?

There were few signs that US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner had any success during his visit to Beijing this month to persuade China to help pressure Tehran over its nuclear program by buying less Iranian oil. “China’s regular demand for energy has nothing to do with the nuclear […]

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Common Misconceptions About China

Why should Americans try to understand what is happening to the Chinese economy? Why would the average American citizen even consider what is happening on the other side of the world even an important subject for discussion?  We hear a […]