China

The Music Just Ended: “Wealthy” Chinese Are Liquidating Offshore Luxury Homes In Scramble For Cash

Wednesday, March 19, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 03/19/2014 One of the primary drivers of the real estate bubble in the past several years, particularly in the ultra-luxury segment, were megawealthy Chinese buyers, seeking to park their cash into the safety of offshore real estate where it was deemed inaccessible to mainland regulators and overseers, tracking just where... »

China’s “Minsky Moment” Is Here, Morgan Stanley Finds

Wednesday, March 19, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 3/19/2014 “It is clear to us that speculative and Ponzi finance dominate China’s economy at this stage. The question is when and how the system’s current instability resolves itself. The Minsky Moment refers to the moment at which a credit boom driven by speculative and Ponzi borrowers begins to unwind.... »

Marc Faber Warns China’s Credit Crisis Unwind ‘Will Be a Disaster’

Tuesday, March 18, 2014
By Paul Martin

Market Oracle Mar 18, 2014 Marc Faber, publisher of the Gloom, Boom & Doom Report, appeared on Bloomberg Television today to discuss the state of the Chinese economy. Faber told Trish Regan and Matt Miller “I think that we had a colossal credit bubble in China and that this credit bubble is now being... »

The Bursting of China’s Credit Bubble

Monday, March 17, 2014
By Paul Martin

SilverDoctors.com March 17, 2014 China’s credit bubble is on the edge. China’s rich have an estimated equivalent of $3 trillion in personal assets to protect from a credit and currency maelstrom. Inevitably this will lead to huge shifts in asset allocation, and gold bullion is likely to be the outstanding beneficiary. In common with... »

Russia Vetoes, China Abstains From UN Security Council Resolution On Ukraine

Saturday, March 15, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 03/15/2014 In a rather concerning (though not entirely surprising) turn of events, the United Nations (which may well need to be renamed after this) is making headlines: *RUSSIA REJECTS U.S. DRAFT RESOLUTION ON UKRAINE, CHURKING SAYS *U.S. DRAFT DOES NOT DIRECTLY BLAME RUSSIA FOR CRISIS IN UKRAINE *RUSSIA VETOES UN... »

The Tiger Awakens: China Warns of “Retaliatory Action” and “Unforeseeable Consequences” Over U.S. Monday Deadline

Friday, March 14, 2014
By Paul Martin

Mac Slavo March 14th, 2014 SHTFplan.com Yesterday Secretary of State and flip-flopper extraordinaire John Kerry advised Russia that Vladimir Putin has until Monday to pull back his forces from Ukraine. Failure to do so would lead to serious repercussions. Kerry was light on details, but we can assume he was talking about some sort... »

‘Lehman Moment’ Coming? Chinese Credit Markets Freeze

Friday, March 14, 2014
By Paul Martin

GoldCore GoldSeek.com Friday, 14 March 2014 Heightened tensions ahead of Ukraine’s weekend referendum in Crimea and concerns over China’s financial system and economy and indeed the global economy pushed world stocks to their lowest in a month on Friday and sent investors into safe haven gold. Gold is 2.3% higher again this week and... »

China Warns West Not To Enforce Sanctions Against Russia

Thursday, March 13, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 03/13/2014 “Sanctions could lead to retaliatory action, and that would trigger a spiral with unforeseeable consequences,” warns China’s envoy to Germany adding that “we don’t see any point in sanctions.” On the heels of Merkel’s warning that Russia risked “massive” political and economic damage if it did not change course,... »

China’s heavy metals pollution falls on U.S. soil

Thursday, March 13, 2014
By Paul Martin

by: David Gutierrez NaturalNews.com Wednesday, March 12, 2014 Air pollution from China’s coal-fired power plants regularly crosses the Pacific Ocean to contaminate the air, soil and water of the United States, studies have shown. Appropriately, a significant proportion of this pollution is generated by industries that produce products for export to the West –... »

“Magic” Collateral: A Frank Look At The Sheer Credit Horror About To Be Unleashed In China

Tuesday, March 11, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 03/11/2014 While the world is terrified about what China – where corporate bond defaults are now permitted – may be about to unleash on the world, most are all too happy to remain in a state of delightful ignorance. We decided to take a peek behind the scenes. The Rest…HERE... »