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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

Top Opportunity in Mobile Market Lies in China

By Friday, August 15, 2014

China Mobile Leading the Mobile Growth PackThe Chinese economy is showing signs of stalling, but there are numerous areas that continue to show decent growth metrics, including automobiles and mobile phones.Now, if you think AT&T Inc. (NYSE/T) or Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE/VZ) are big, take a look at China Mobile Limited (NYSE/CHL). China Mobile is the largest mobile phone operator in China, with about 790 million subscribers as of June 30—that’s more than the entire. Read More

Why China Catches My Eye as a Top Opportunity Right Now

By Friday, July 18, 2014

My Top Three Foreign Investment OpportunitiesA few years ago, investors couldn’t get enough of Chinese stocks. This led to numerous frauds committed by crooks in China that has since tarnished the reputation and reliability of all Chinese companies, whether they’re legitimate or not, despite their operating in one of the top growth areas in the world.While I’m not focused on Chinese stocks at this moment due to better trading opportunities in the domestic stock. Read More

How to Profit from China’s Shift in Consumer Spending

By Friday, May 16, 2014

China's Consumers Eager Spend; How  Profit from RiseChina is facing some growth issues, but so are the majority of the countries in the Western Hemisphere.The country’s new government leader, President Xi Jinping, came on board in March 2013 and is planning to change the landscape of China vis-a-vis a new focus on domestic consumption and a reduction in its dependence on exports and foreign demand.This new plan will take some time to undertake, but if. Read More

Chinese Stocks Promise Higher Potential Gains?

By Monday, March 24, 2014

Three Keys to Profiting from China-Based StocksIf you think Chinese stocks are too speculative to consider and buy, then you need to read what I’m going to say over the next few paragraphs.Yes, it’s true that China-based companies have subjected U.S. capital markets to erroneous results and reporting in the past and that it is likely continuing to some degree, but that does not mean you should bypass Chinese stocks. You just need to be. Read More

Why the Chinese Economic Slowdown Matters

By Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Chinese Economy to See Black Swan Type EventUnderstanding the economic slowdown in the Chinese economy is very important because not only does it impact American companies doing business there, but what happens in the Chinese economy—now the second-largest economy in the world—affects the global economy.While media outlets tell us the Chinese economy will grow by about seven percent this year (30% below the 10% the economy has been growing annually over the past few years), the. Read More

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