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Must Separate the Party and Economy in China?
June 01, 2013
Must Separate the Party and Economy in China?
The new administration has signaled that it wants to decentralize the economy. Can it overcome resistance?
Must Separate the Party and Economy in China?
China's Economy: Heading For Trouble?
April 24, 2013
China's Economy: Heading For Trouble?
The HSBC China April flash PMI has surprised many. Are the days of high-flying economic growth over?
China's Economy: Heading For Trouble?
April 20, 2013
Gold Loses Its Glitter
After 12 straight years of gains, is the bull market for gold dead?
Gold Loses Its Glitter
China’s Thatcher Moment?
April 16, 2013
China’s Thatcher Moment?
“Thatcher’s privatization of powerful but inefficient state owned enterprises has great relevance for Chinese leaders today.”
China’s Thatcher Moment?
California Dreamin'... About China
April 13, 2013
California Dreamin'... About China
California’s Governor spent the week in China in a bid to develop stronger ties across multiple fronts. Did he succeed?
California Dreamin'... About China
On the Rebound? America and Japan
April 09, 2013
On the Rebound? America and Japan
With the world economy struggling, “Dr. Doom” predicts America and Japan maybe on the comeback trail.
On the Rebound? America and Japan
Xi Jinping's Economic Challenge
November 15, 2012
Xi Jinping's Economic Challenge
Xi faces an uphill battle in trying to reform the economy. State-owned enterprises would be a good place to start.
Xi Jinping's Economic Challenge
A Dying Model: Chinese Capitalism
November 06, 2012
A Dying Model: Chinese Capitalism
China’s impressive growth is based on cheap labor, high levels of investment, and Western exports. Can it survive?
A Dying Model: Chinese Capitalism
Forget Europe: Is the Real Debt Crisis in Japan?
October 30, 2012
Forget Europe: Is the Real Debt Crisis in Japan?
While the world worries about Greece and Spain, Japan also has its share of debt problems. Are financial markets missing the real problem?
Forget Europe: Is the Real Debt Crisis in Japan?
China and Australia's Coming Economic 'Divorce'
October 07, 2012
China and Australia's Coming Economic 'Divorce'
Why “decoupling” may be the new buzzword as both nations rebalance their economies.
China and Australia's Coming Economic 'Divorce'
Tourism and Foreign Investment: Tackling the Easy Problems
September 20, 2012
Tourism and Foreign Investment: Tackling the Easy Problems
Could a boost in tourism and investment from abroad help America’s economic recovery?
Tourism and Foreign Investment: Tackling the Easy Problems
How Stimulating is China’s “Stimulus”?
September 14, 2012
How Stimulating is China’s “Stimulus”?
Why China’s plans for a new round of economic stimulus could make long term problems even worse.
How Stimulating is China’s “Stimulus”?
Will Vietnam Become SE Asia's Greece?
September 11, 2012
Will Vietnam Become SE Asia's Greece?
With talk of bank runs and foreign investment cut by a third, Vietnam’s economy is looking increasingly fragile.
Will Vietnam Become SE Asia's Greece?
Are Chinese Banks Hiding
September 10, 2012
Are Chinese Banks Hiding "The Mother of All Debt Bombs"?
China’s massive bank financed stimulus was intended to keep the economy moving. It may instead lead to economic disaster.
Are Chinese Banks Hiding "The Mother of All Debt Bombs"?
Can Thailand Avoid Becoming a Modern-Day Atlantis?
September 09, 2012
Can Thailand Avoid Becoming a Modern-Day Atlantis?
Last year, Thailand suffered historic floods. Forecasts suggest parts of the capital could be underwater by 2030. Is the country prepared?
Can Thailand Avoid Becoming a Modern-Day Atlantis?
What’s Holding Mobile Money Back?
September 01, 2012
What’s Holding Mobile Money Back?
Where banking infrastructure is limited in parts of Asia, mobile money could provide a solution. Emulating Kenya’s successful model could speed its adoption.
What’s Holding Mobile Money Back?
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