China

Chinese Commodity Carnage Unwinds Entire Bubble – Steel Futures Crash Most Since 2009

Friday, May 13, 2016
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 05/13/2016 As Reuters reports, Chinese steel futures were on course for their biggest weekly fall since 2009 on Friday, as a selloff in the country’s commodities showed signs of spreading to other global markets for raw materials such as palm oil and base metals. Weakening fundamentals along with strong measures... »

China Hard Landing Spreads: Hong Kong GDP Tumbles At Fastest Pace Since Financial Crisis

Friday, May 13, 2016
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 05/13/2016 In the latest indication of contracting global growth, overnight Hong Kong reported that its Q1 GDP fell off a cliff 0.4% qoq, widly missing estimates of 0.1% growth as retail sales plummeted and the property market continued its collapse. On a y/y basis, the economy grew only 0.8% when... »

CHINA ON BRINK: Economy misses vital trading targets at critical time

Thursday, May 12, 2016
By Paul Martin

CHINA’S slowing economy and huge debts are a market disaster waiting to happen after another disastrous month for the nation. By LANA CLEMENTS Express.co.uk Thu, May 12, 2016 Latest data coming out of the country suggests trouble could once again be about to strike, with April trading missing targets. Worries over the fallout from... »

Cliven Bundy’s Lawsuit: Obama Wants to Sell My Ranch to ‘Communist Chinese’

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
By Paul Martin

SputnikNews.com 11.05.2016 Cliven Bundy, currently imprisoned in solitary confinement relating to the occupation of a wildlife refuge in the state of Oregon, has successfully filed a completely-unhinged lawsuit against US President Barack Obama and other officials — asserting that the government seeks to sell his ranch to “the Chinese.” The complaint, filed by the... »

China’s Economy Is Past the Point of No Return…”A crash is coming.”

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
By Paul Martin

Gordon G. Chang NationalInterest.org May 10, 2016 Although debt does not work the same way in China’s state-directed economy as it does in freer ones, eventually rapid credit creation must produce a disaster. Already, the country’s debt-to-GDP ratio is well north of 300 percent, as Barron’s, referring to Victor Shih’s calculations, notes. Soros in... »

War Danger Grows Following New US Provocation in South China Sea

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
By Paul Martin

By James Cogan Global Research May 11, 2016 On Tuesday, in an open military provocation, the Obama administration authorised the US Navy to send a guided-missile destroyer into the 12-nautical-mile territorial zone surrounding Chinese-held Fiery Cross Reef, located in the Spratly Island chain in the South China Sea. The operation was carried out on... »

Child born in China with 15 fingers and 16 toes… This is the place where a lot of your ‘organic’ food gets smothered in chemicals, then imported into the USA

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
By Paul Martin

by: Daniel Barker NaturalNews.com Wednesday, May 11, 2016 A 2-month-old boy in China suffers from a rare condition called “extreme polydactylism” which caused him to be born with 15 fingers and 16 toes, raising the question: Could this bizarre birth defect have been caused by environmental toxins? The child, whose name is Hong Hong,... »

“The US Threatened China’s Sovereignty” – China Scrambles Fighter Jets After US Warship Sails Near Disputed Reef

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 05/10/2016 Overnight the US decided to provoke some more Chinese anger when it sailed the guided missile destroyer the USS William P. Lawrence within 12 nautical miles of Chinese-occupied Fiery Cross Reef. China promptly scrambled two fighter jets in proximity to the U.S. navy ship, while an additional three warships... »

China Trade And The Inevitability Of Systemic Reset

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
By Paul Martin

by Jeffrey Snider via Alhambra Investment Partners, ZeroHedge.com 05/09/2016 The reset is the answer, not the problem. Delaying the answer only elongates the pain of the problem. Under the direction of orthodox economics (the fusion of Keynes and monetarism) the world’s “stimulus” apparatus is making a bad situation worse by (at best) dragging it... »

Iron Ore, Rebar Crash Into Bear Market, Baltic Dry Dead-Cat-Bounce Dies

Monday, May 9, 2016
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 05/09/2016 Real demand for steel in China dropped at least 7% in April from the year before, according to Citigroup’s Tracy Liao estimates, so it should not be a total surprise that the frenzied speculative buying in Iron Ore, Rebar, and various other industrial metals in China has crashed back... »

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