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China Stock Market Crash: Down 6.4% in One Day, Largest Weekly Loss Since 2008

By Friday, June 19, 2015

Chinese Stocks Largest Drop in One Week Since 2008China’s stock market capping experienced its worst week since 2008, amid mounting concern that the nation’s equity bull market has propelled valuations to bubble-like levels.On Friday, June 19th, the Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index tumbled a record 6.4%, while the Shenzhen Stock Exchange Composite Index plummeted 5.9%. Over the week, the Shanghai Composite dropped a staggering 13%, marking its worst decline since 2008.Nearly 1,000 stocks on the two. Read More

China Stock Market Bubble Begins to Burst, Losing 7.4% in One Week

By Friday, June 19, 2015

China Stock MarketChinese stocks sank again on Thursday, June 18. The Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index plunged 3.7% while the Shenzhen Stock Exchange showed an equally large loss of 3.6%. In the two mainland stock exchanges, there were a total of 134 companies whose share price tanked the 10% limit.This has been a troubling week for the Chinese stock market. Weekly losses for the Shanghai Composite and the Shenzhen Composite were. Read More

Cisco Invests $10.0 Billion into Winning Back China Market Share

By Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Cisco Pours $10 Billion into ChinaCisco Inc. is looking to mend its troubled relationship with the Chinese government by pouring $10.0 billion into local investments and partnerships, a long-term strategy meant to insulate the company’s earnings from a downturn in Western economies.The plan was announced on Wednesday, June 17 by incoming CEO Chuck Robbins, his predecessor John Chambers, Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang, and other government officials. Specifics of the deal were not disclosed,. Read More

China Stock Market: $10.0 Trillion Valuation, $358 Billion Margin Debt

By Tuesday, June 16, 2015

China Stock MarketThe Chinese stock markets are now worth $10.3 trillion, another big milestone for the emerging economy.By the end of May, the Shanghai Stock Exchange had a total market capitalization of $5.9 trillion, and the Shenzhen Stock Exchange sat at $4.4 trillion. Combined, the mainland Chinese stock market has a whopping $10.3 trillion valuation, according to a report by the World Federation of Exchanges. (Source: World Federation of Exchanges, Last. Read More

China Manufacturing Slowdown: HSBC PMI 49.2 in May

By Tuesday, June 2, 2015

HSBC PMI ReportOn June 1, 2015, HSBC published its report on China’s Manufacturing PMI for the month of May. The index is posted at 49.2, slightly up from April’s 48.9, but it still indicates a contracting manufacturing sector. (Source: HSBC/Markit, June 1, 2015.)The Purchasing Managers’ Index, or PMI, is an indicator of the economic health of the manufacturing sector. HSBC’s index is constructed by surveying about 430 purchasing managers regarding business. Read More

China Lowers Interest Rates for the Third Time in Six Months

By Tuesday, May 12, 2015

China Lowers Interest RatesOn Sunday, May 10, the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) announced that it will lower its one-year benchmark lending rate by 25 basis points to 5.1%. They also cut the one-year deposit rate by the same amount to 2.25%. This is the third interest rate cut by China’s central bank in six months.Markets in Asia welcomed the expansionary monetary policy from the PBOC. In mainland China, the Shanghai Composite. Read More

What China’s Manufacturing Slowdown Means for the World Economy

By Tuesday, May 5, 2015

China manufacturing slowdownOn Monday, May 4, 2015, HSBC released its China Manufacturing PMI for the month of April. The index is down to 48.9—the lowest in the previous 12 months. Moreover, the drop is also the sharpest it’s been in a year. (Source: HSBC/Markit, May 4, 2015.)Purchasing Managers’ Index, or PMI, is an indicator of the economic health of the manufacturing sector. It is based on five individual indicators: new orders,. Read More

China’s Strategy to Boost Consumer Spending an Investment Opportunity?

By Friday, April 17, 2015

China InvestmentsFor many of you who have been long-term readers, you know that I’ve been a bull towards China and Chinese stocks. Yes, there was also the period of deception and fraud with Chinese stocks listed on U.S. stock market exchanges a few years back, but much of that has been cleaned up by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).Short-Term Outlook for China VolatileChinese stocks are no longer favored. Read More

China Bubble 2015: How to Safely Profit from China’s Growth via ETFs

By Thursday, April 16, 2015

china bubbleChina’s growth economically has actually slowed from nearly 12% in 2012 to seven percent for the first quarter of 2015, but the Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index has gained 100% in one year. China bubble or not, investors should pay close attention.China Bubble: Shanghai Composite Returning 31% Since 2015’s StartShanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect, announced in April of 2014, is a cross-boundary trading program that opened the door for. Read More

Chinese Economic Collapse 2015: Worst Is Yet to Come for China

By Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Chinese Economic Collapse 2015China’s economy is facing headwinds that could lead to a Chinese economic collapse in 2015. Economic growth forecasts say China will grow at a very slow pace this year, its slowest pace in a quarter-century and well below historical averages. With the recent turn of the Chinese calendar and onset of the year of the goat, investors need to ask themselves one simple question: will China’s economy collapse in 2015?. Read More


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