Dr. Jim Walker: China in for a Hard Landing; Worst Yet to Come for Europe

Friday, May 11, 2012
By Paul Martin

No catalyst for gold until after the November elections


Jim is pleased to welcome back Dr. Jim Walker, Founder and Managing Director at Asianomics Limited in Hong Kong. Walker sees a likely hard landing for China, and severe trouble ahead for Europe. He also believes that gold will not react until after the November presidential elections, when the fiscal realities of 2013 take center stage.

Asianomics Limited is an economic research and consultancy company servicing principally the fund management industry. Prior to establishing Asianomics in December 2007 he was the chief economist at CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets. He joined CLSA in late 1991. Over the years Dr Jim achieved numerous ‘best economist’ rankings in the Asiamoney, Institutional Investor and Greenwich surveys of fund managers. In the last few years he is best known for forecasting the US 2007 downturn and financial sector meltdown in his series of ‘Apocalypse’ reports.


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