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"Housing And Local Debt Are China"s Time Bombs", Chinese Billionaire Warns

Via Investing In Chinese Stocks blog, An interview with Chinese billionaire Zhang Baoquan. A top article in the real estate section at iFeng today. iFeng: 张宝全:中国人缺乏投资工具 把不动产当硬.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 9th, 2018

China Protest Over Cash-Strapped City"s School Plan Turns Violent

Hundreds of people angry at a debt-laden Chinese city’s plans to deal with overcrowded public schools clashed with police in a protest that shows the social tensions beneath China’s long-running local-government debt problems......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 2nd, 2018

Chinese Debt Hitting Stocks?

Chinese Debt Hitting Stocks? Any analyst or market commentator who warns about the debt bubble or "shadow banking" in China is bound to be right... eventually.My goal is not to be right, but to take .....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytApr 11th, 2018

Billionaire developer Stephen Ross: Housing markets are "overbuilt" in most parts of the country

"It could [get worse] because there is a lot of supply," the New York developer warns......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcNov 15th, 2018

China"s stay-at-home shoppers propel luxury sales: Bain

Luxury brands will increasingly have to court Chinese shoppers on their home turf, as local purchases soar among a clientele who are forecast to generate nearly half the industry's sales by 2025, a study showed on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 15th, 2018

China outlines possible trade concessions to US, sources say

Chinese officials have outlined a series of potential concessions to the Trump administration for the first time since the summer as they continue to try to resolve a trade war between the world’s two largest economies.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 14th, 2018

U.S. Fights China for Influence in Asia, One Project at a Time

The U.S. has a new strategy aimed at ramping up investment in Asia to vie with Chinese President Xi Jinping’s overseas infrastructure-building spree, as Beijing grapples with setbacks to its sprawling program......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjNov 14th, 2018

Nomura Warns "Only The G-20 Can "Kick-Save" Global Risk Sentiment Now"

While Chinese, European, and US stocks bounced this morning on renewed optimism on positive trade-talk developments between China and US, Nomura's Charlie McElligott warns th.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 13th, 2018

Foreign Investors Reduce Chinese Bond Holdings For The First Time Since Feb 2017: Why This Matters

Three months ago, something unprecedented happened to China's economy: for the first time since 1998, China reported a current account deficit for the first half of the year. While we expo.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 12th, 2018

The "Nightmare Scenario" For Beijing: 50 Million Chinese Apartments Are Empty

Back in 2017, we explained why the "fate of the world economy is in the hands of China's housing bubble." The answer was simple: for the Chinese populatio.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 10th, 2018

A fifth of China"s housing is empty. That"s 50 million homes

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s mantra that homes should be for living in is falling on deaf ears, with tens of millions of apartments and houses standing empty across the country......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 9th, 2018

Tencent to Limit Playing Time, Verify IDs of Young Chinese

Tencent says it will verify the identities of all its videogame players to sharply restrict online play time for youths in China, including limiting children 12 and under to one hour of play daily......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 6th, 2018

"Vol Is Not Going Away" - Trader Warns "Time For An Entirely Different Game Plan"

Apple crapped the bed last night after the close and spoiled the short-squeeze party but overnight jawboning (noise) suggesting progress on a US-China trade deal has prompted that to all be forgotten... W.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 2nd, 2018

This adviser to hedge funds told IRS he was financially disabled

Wall Street analyst Joshua Rosner made a name for himself with prophetic warnings that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were ticking time bombs and that the U.S. housing market was heading for a collapse......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 2nd, 2018

This adviser to hedge funds told IRS he was financially disabled

Wall Street analyst Joshua Rosner made a name for himself with prophetic warnings that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were ticking time bombs and that the U.S. housing market was heading for a collapse......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 2nd, 2018

Chinese, Pakistan leaders prepare to meet amid debt concerns

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan is preparing to meet with China's President Xi Jinping amid growing concerns over Pakistan's growing fiscal crisis and its ability to repay Chinese loans......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 1st, 2018

Project Syndicate: The hidden debt bomb that the Chinese have funded in emerging markets

China has been lending billions to low-income countries, but almost no one knows how much debt is on the books of emerging-market countries, writes Carmen Reinhart......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 31st, 2018

China"s OnePlus, backed by Qualcomm and T-Mobile, launches smartphone in U.S.

A five-year old Chinese smartphone company whose high-end products are little known outside a tech-savvy niche is entering the U.S. market on Monday with the backing of two key local allies: chipmaking giant Qualcomm (QCOM.O) and mobile operator T-Mobile......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 29th, 2018

China"s OnePlus, backed by Qualcomm and T-Mobile, launches smartphone in U.S.

A five-year old Chinese smartphone company whose high-end products are little known outside a tech-savvy niche is entering the U.S. market on Monday with the backing of two key local allies: chipmaking giant Qualcomm and mobile operator T-Mobile......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 29th, 2018

In China, Facial Recognition Tech Is Watching You

Local Chinese governments are using cameras and A.I. made by SenseTime and Megvii to identify citizens on the street. Minority Report? No—reality. AT A CROSSING IN SHENZHEN, a giant s.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 28th, 2018

China Slams Pompeo"s "Ignorant And Malicious" Debt-Trap Warning

The Communist Party's simmering antipathy toward Secretary of State Mike Pompeo - which was on full display earlier this month during an unprecedented public confrontation between Pompeo and his Chinese counterpart during a meeting in Beijing .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 23rd, 2018