All posts tagged "china"

  • Marc Faber: Bear Market is Starting

    Marc Faber provided some harsh talk regarding the prospects for equities today on CNBC.   “The Treasury market is telling you that the economy is in recession,” said Faber. “So if the bond market is telling you that...

    • Posted August 2, 2011
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  • Mark Mobius: Emerging Markets Much Safer than Dollar & Treasuries

    Global investing guru Mark Mobius said the U. S. dollar and Treasury bonds are no longer the safe havens in the investing world.  Mobius prefers emerging markets in the current environment and is also bullish on commodities...

    • Posted August 2, 2011
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  • Gary Shilling
    Gary Shilling Expects Commodity Prices to Crash

    Gary Shilling sees Chinese demand for commodities waning, leading to a collapse of the bubble in the price of oil and base metals.  Shilling says commodity prices have been further fueled by speculators and Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs). ...

    • Posted July 12, 2011
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  • Jim Rogers Sees Worse Crisis Than 2008 Coming

    Jim Rogers was interviewed by Maria Bartiromo today.  Rogers said the staggering amount of money being borrowed would result in a recession worse than the one in 2008.  He also predicted a dollar crisis and continued money printing by the...

    • Posted June 8, 2011
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  • Bespoke Roundtable Members Give Guesses for 2011

    Twelve of the more popular financial blogs/websites agreed to share their views on the coming year and review the past year with the Bespoke Investment Group.  This is the second year BIG has sponsored a roundtable in...

    • Posted December 19, 2010
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  • Could Chinese Real Estate Be The Mother Of All Bubbles?

    Jim Quinn at Minyanville has posted some interesting charts from Bud Conrad showing the dramatic rise of Chinese real estate values. Take a gander at home prices in China. Since the 2008 financial crisis, the Chinese housing...

    • Posted August 10, 2010
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  • China’s Promise of Flexibility

    Overseas stock markets and U. S. stock futures were sharply higher this morning on news that the Chinese indicated they would allow the yuan to float more freely on currency exchange markets. The yuan rose as high...

    • Posted June 21, 2010
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  • A Dangerous Bubble is Forming in China

    Avner Mandelman comments on the views of GMOs Edward Chancellor who has penned a research paper pointing to the factors leading to a major bubble developing in China. First, here are Mr. Chancellor’s 10 criteria for mania:...

    • Posted April 11, 2010
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  • Marc Faber: India Unjustly Underowned and Ignored

    Marc Faber believes there are opportunities in India, which has been largely ignored as investors focus on China. In the year to March 2009, India added 125 million mobile phone subscribers! And whereas Indian auto sales are...

    • Posted February 21, 2010
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  • Thomas Friedman Has Sympathy For Those Who Short China

    In an op-ed at the N. Y. Times, Thomas Friedman, author of The World is Flat, presents the bullish case for China. Despite well-known problems, Friedman believes China has the foreign currency reserves, massive brain power and...

    • Posted January 14, 2010
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