Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ Looking at the major US stock market indexes in light of no US-China trade war. The Major Market Futures as of this writing S&P 500 SPC1 Jun 18 $2,728.80 +15.80 +0.58% NAS 100 Future NQC1 Jun 18 $6,923.75 +49.75 +0.72% Last Friday, the major US stock market indices were […]

Markets Love the USA China Deal

Markets Love the USA China Deal

Asian markets rallied Monday and the dollar extended gains after the US and China said they had agreed to hold off imposing tariffs, averting a potentially damaging trade war. After high-level talks in Washington the two economic superpowers revealed a deal had been hammered out, ending months of tension that have sent financial markets into […]

US-China Tariff ‘Threats’ Have Ended, No Trade War Looming

US-China Tariff ‘Threats’ Have Ended, No Trade War Looming

US-China Tariff ‘Threats’ Have Ended, No Trade War Looming The US trade war with China is “on hold” after the world’s 2 largest economies agreed to drop their tariff threats while they work on a wider trade agreement, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Sunday. Secretary Mnuchin and US President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser, […]

China Buying Major Soybean Tonnage from Russia 

China Buying Major Soybean Tonnage from Russia 

China Buying Major Soybean Tonnage from Russia $SOY China, the world’s biggest Soybean importer, almost 3X’s purchases from Russia during this current  trade dispute with the US, the world’s biggest producer of the Oil seed. Russia sold about 850,000 tonnes of Soybeans to China in MY 2016-2017, according to Russia’s agriculture agency. That is more […]

AI: World Intelligence Congress

AI: World Intelligence Congress

Researchers, entrepreneurs, and policymakers gathered at the second World Intelligence Congress in north China’s Tianjin Municipality on Wednesday to explore the field of artificial intelligence (AI). The three-day conference, which kicked off on Wednesday, focuses on new development and policies in AI and gathers participants including tech firms like Baidu, Alibaba, JD.com, Microsoft, Huawei, and […]

China’s Industrial Growth Tops Analysts Expectations

China’s Industrial Growth Tops Analysts Expectations

China’s Industrial Growth Tops Analysts Expectations China’s industrial output grew 7.0% in April from a year earlier, much more than expected, but fixed-asset investment growth slowed to 7.0% in the 1st 4 months, below forecasts, official data showed Tuesday. Analysts polled by Reuters had predicted industrial output growth would rise to 6.3%, bouncing back from […]

China Will Dominate Trade in Europe as Rail Link Opens

China Will Dominate Trade in Europe as Rail Link Opens

After travelling 16 days and covering a distance of 11,000 km, the first China-Belgium freight train from China’s Tangshan port has arrived in the Belgian port of Antwerp. The train with 41 containers which left Tangshan on April 26, was officially welcomed on Saturday in Antwerp. The direct railway link between China and Belgium is […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: DJIA is set up to rally PE DJIA at 24831.17, +0.37% is rising and could test 25000-25200 in here. But, 25200 may act as 1st resistance as I see it on the daily. A break above 25200 indicates more Bullishness medium term. DAX at 13001.24, -0.17% looks Bullish near […]

One Belt, One Road: China is Changing the World

One Belt, One Road: China is Changing the World

The ambitious multi-trillion-dollar Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) by China could become a great opportunity for the Gulf nations, according to Bahrain’s Minister for Transportation and Telecommunications Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed. The Gulf region, which is a central location of the BRI, is a prime market for China and vice versa, he told the Gateway […]

China Reforms Continue

China Reforms Continue

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), called for coordinated efforts and orderly progress in the planning and implementation of institutional reform at the central and local levels to ensure complete victory in the area. Xi, also Chinese President, Chairman of the Central Military Commission, and head […]

Bitcoin Moved to Test Key Support Near $9,000

Bitcoin Moved to Test Key Support Near $9,000

Bitcoin Moved to Test Key Support Near $9,000 $BTCUSD Thursday, after a quiet start to cryptocurrencies came under selling pressure, with market participants speculating about large blocks of cryptos being offloaded, pushing Bitcoin’s value lower. Bitcoin, the world’s #1 digital currency traded in a $200 range Thursday before giving up $220, or 2.3% quickly. Currently, […]

US Has an “Agreement in Principle” with China to Reduce Trade Deficit

US Has an “Agreement in Principle” with China to Reduce Trade Deficit

US Has an “Agreement in Principle” with China to Reduce Trade Deficit Thursday, US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said that China looks to be open to reducing its trade deficit with the US by as much as $200-B within 2years, along with other White House demands. “I think they agreed to the concept of a […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: Japan is off  it’s holidays, and back in the action. PE DJIA at 24262.51, +1.39% moved up from support at 23500, while that holds, there is room for DIA to rise to 24400 now. The overall range is within 24400-23500, and expect it to hold medium term. DAX at […]

As Trade Talks With China Open, President Trump Praises President Xi

As Trade Talks With China Open, President Trump Praises President Xi

As Trade Talks With China Open, President Trump Praises President Xi Thursday, US President Donald Trump praised his relationship with Chinese President Xi Jinping as officials from the world’s 2 largest economies began trade talks in Beijing. A deal to fundamentally change China’s economic policies is viewed possible during the 2 days of talks, though […]

President Trump, “The main thing, I want to get is peace.”

President Trump, “The main thing, I want to get is peace.”

President Trump, “The main thing, I want to get is peace.” Monday, SKorea’s President Moon said that US President Trump should receive the Nobel for trying to end the War with Pyongyang. Tuesday in the Oval Office President Donald Trump said that SKorean President Moon Jae-in was “very nice” to say he deserved the Nobel […]

Tax Cuts Power Up Economy in China

Tax Cuts Power Up Economy in China

China will make further tax cuts worth over 60 billion yuan (about 9.5 billion U.S. dollars) to drive innovation and entrepreneurship and boost the development of small and micro businesses, a State Council executive meeting presided over by Premier Li Keqiang decided on Wednesday. The move aims to reduce the cost for innovation and entrepreneurship, […]

US Treasury Secretary Mnuchin to Travel to China for Trade Talks Next Week

US Treasury Secretary Mnuchin to Travel to China for Trade Talks Next Week

US Treasury Secretary Mnuchin to Travel to China for Trade Talks Next Week Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will head to China next week to settle any trade disputes after The Trump Administration levied steep tariffs on China over its steel and aluminum exports to the US. “I think we’ve got a very good chance of […]

China on a Growth Path

China on a Growth Path

China has seen a good start to its high-quality development, the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee said Monday. The Chinese economy has maintained its steady growth momentum in the first quarter of this year, as major economic indicators pointed to stronger domestic demand and good coordination between the growth […]

China Trade Truce in the Making

China Trade Truce in the Making

China Trade Truce in the Making The words in the air are that US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is considering a trip to China to moderate/mitigate a trade dispute with Beijing. Secretary Mnuchin said he is “cautiously optimistic” of reaching an agreement with China that bridges their differences on trade. “A trip is under consideration.” Secretary […]

NKorea’s Economy is the Focus Now

NKorea’s Economy is the Focus Now

NKorea’s Economy is the Focus Now President Kim shifts to Economy, ditches Nuclear testing President Kim Jong Un’s suspension of NKorean nuclear tests has economic focus. Kim’s statement at a ruling party meeting Friday includes a pledge to seek a “favorable” international environment for economic development so that he can put the economy “on an […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: Still see more Northside coming for DJIA after a pause to refresh. PE DJIA at 24748.07,-0.16% looks like it has paused in here. But, it will likely test at 25000-25500 medium term while it holds above Key support at 24500 support. Overall medium term looks Bullish for DJIA […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: Still see more Northside coming for DJIA in here. PE DJIA at 24786.63, +0.87% continued to rise as expected, while it trades above 24500 there is room to rise to 25000-25200 into the end of this week or early next. We wait, we see. DAX at 12585.57, […]

China Keeps Investing at a Global Level

China Keeps Investing at a Global Level

China’s non-financial outbound direct investment (ODI) continued to see double-digit growth in the first quarter of the year, official data showed Monday. Domestic investors made 25.5 billion U.S. dollars of non-financial ODI in 2,023 overseas enterprises in 140 countries and regions for January-March, the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said. The figure was up 24.1 percent […]

Private Business Powers China

Private Business Powers China

The private sector has played a significant part in the long-term rapid development of the Chinese economy, the statistics authority has said. The number of private industrial businesses with annual turnover over 20 million yuan (3.18 million U.S. dollars) stood at 222,000 in 2017, up 17.5 percent from five years ago and accounting for 57.7 […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: Global stock indices see more Northside in the coming sessions after trading lower to sideways. PE DJIA at 24360.14, -0.50% and DAX at 12442.40, +0.22%) saw highs above 1st resistances on daily candles Friday. A clear break of those resistances could lead to 25000 and 12800-12900 respectively. But, if […]

People are Asking, “Is there more trade pressure coming against China?”

People are Asking, “Is there more trade pressure coming against China?”

People are Asking, “Is there more trade pressure coming against China?” Clearly, US President Trump believes that his Administration’s trade threats against China are working and now there is talk of plans to focus on new tariffs and possible blocks to Chinese tech investment in the US. According to an article Thursday in the WS-J, siting […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Favored to Win Shanghai Grand Prix

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Favored to Win Shanghai Grand Prix

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Favored to Win Shanghai Grand Prix $RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Sebastian Vettel followed up his win at Melbourne with another victory at Bahrain last weekend, and he is favored to take the Chequered Flag at Shanghai this weekend. MercedesAMG’s Lewis Hamilton said that he believes it will be difficult to halt Ferrari’s winning […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: Global stock indices see more Northside in the coming sessions after trading lower to sideways. PE DJIA at 24189.45, -0.90% is trading below 24500 as expected and continues ranged for now with support at 23500. No major movement expected at least in the next 2-3 sessions. DAX at […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Brought its A-Game to Shanghai

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Brought its A-Game to Shanghai

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Brought its A-Game to Shanghai $RACE After pre-season testing prior to the start of the 2018 F1 season, pundits said MercedesAMG was expected to run away with both the Drivers’ and Constructors’ titles for the 5th year running after they proved to be well ahead of their main rivals Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) and […]

Wealth Management 

Wealth Management 

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Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: Global stock indices see more Northside in the coming sessions after trading lower to sideways for sometime. PE DJIA at 24408, +1.79% rose sharply to close on the highs. Sideways consolidation is likely to continue for some more sessions with a possible test to 1st support […]

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel Focused on Winning a Shanghai

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel Focused on Winning a Shanghai

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel Focused on Winning a Shanghai $RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Sebastian Vettel’s winning form may face its biggest challenge at Shanghai, where he has not won since Y 2009. Mr. Vettel was not the winner at the Shanghai International Circuit during any of his 4 championship-winning campaigns, only making the podium once in […]

President Trump Posts ‘Big Win’, Xi Aligns

President Trump Posts ‘Big Win’, Xi Aligns

President Trump Posts ‘Big Win’, Xi Aligns $SPY Tuesday, Chinese President Xi Jinping promised to open the country’s economy further and lower import tariffs on products including cars, in a speech seen deescalating trade dispute with the United States. Xi’s comments sent global stock markets higher on hopes that a trade war is averted. Xi […]

Xi’s Comments on ‘Opening Up’ China Driving Broad Rally

Xi’s Comments on ‘Opening Up’ China Driving Broad Rally

Xi’s Comments on ‘Opening Up’ China Driving Broad Rally $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Wall Street’s major stock indexes hit session highs Tuesday as investors concerns about rising US-China trade tension receded after Chinese President Xi Jinping promised to cut import tariffs. Fully 10 of the 11 major S&P sectors were higher, with the energy index […]

China Ready to Grow with or without USA

China Ready to Grow with or without USA

Chinese President Xi Jinping unveiled new measures for expanding reform and opening up Tuesday as China marks the 40th anniversary of the policy this year, heralding “a new phase of opening up” for common prosperity of both China and the world. “China’s reform and opening up meets its people’s aspiration for development, innovation and a […]

Travel News: Atlantis to Open on Sanya China

Travel News: Atlantis to Open on Sanya China

 Atlantis Sanya, the first Atlantis resort in China, will fully open to the public on April 28, 2018. The grand opening of this ocean-themed integrated entertainment destination will coincide with the festivities of Hainan Province Special Economic Zone 30th Anniversary. Located on the Haitang Bay National Coast in Hainan province, Atlantis Sanya joins the flagship […]

Us China Trade War

Us China Trade War

Escalating trade tensions between China and the US is one of the most closely followed issues during this year’s Boao Forum. Some are worried that Chinese tech companies, fintech in particular, will be hurt by Trump’s actions but Dong Qi, founder and CEO of Finup Fintech Group, does not think that the trade conflict will […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Focused on Ending MercedesAMG’s Dominance

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Focused on Ending MercedesAMG’s Dominance

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Focused on Ending MercedesAMG’s Dominance $RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Sebastian Vettel has won the 1st 2 races of the new F1 season. Mr. Vettel’s victories has him with a 17-pt lead over MercedesAMG’s Lewis Hamilton in the Drivers’ Championship. Ferrari are also ahead of Mercedes in the Constructors’ standings, although 2 Silver Arrows on […]

President Trump, “China will take down its trade barriers”

President Trump, “China will take down its trade barriers”

President Trump, “China will take down its trade barriers” Sunday, US President Donald Trump said he sees an end to the so-called trade dispute with China, after tit-for-tat retaliatory tariffs and threats that rattled markets. “China will take down its trade barriers because it is the right thing to do,” President Trump said in a […]

Strong Economic Development Seen in the USA

Strong Economic Development Seen in the USA

Strong Economic Development Seen in the USA $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ US stocks were up and down last week, seeming driven by shifting headlines on US-China trade tensions. When in fact the market is consolidating the huge gainer since Donald Trump was elected US President. Now, is very important to distinguish between tariffs that we already […]

The Costs of a Full Blown Trade War, Should One Happen

The Costs of a Full Blown Trade War, Should One Happen

The Costs of a Full Blown Trade War, Should One Happen The US and China have announced tariffs on each other’s goods recently, and have threatened to impose more. Assuming they take effect, the tariffs that China has announced so far on American goods will focus on agricultural products, automobiles, aircraft and chemicals. Although exports […]

Talks Underway in Secret to Prepare for Coming US-NKorea Summit

Talks Underway in Secret to Prepare for Coming US-NKorea Summit

Talks Underway in Secret to Prepare for Coming US-NKorea Summit The US and NKorea are engaged in secret and direct talks to prepare for a summit between President Donald Trump and NKorean leader Kim Jong Un. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director Mike Pompeo, who President Trump has tapped to be his  Secretary of the State, […]

President Trump Staking US Trade Position Vs China and the World

President Trump Staking US Trade Position Vs China and the World

President Trump Staking US Trade Position Vs China and the World The US trade figures for February that were released this week and showed a widening deficit. President Donald Trump’s policies over the past year have been calculated to increase the size of the US trade and current account deficits. One could easily say that the […]

Trade War Intensifies

Trade War Intensifies

Beijing is hiking up tariffs on more than 128 US imports, including fruit and pork, as part of a tit-for-tat response to US President Donald Trump’s $60 billion package of tariffs imposed against China. The additional fares, which range from 15 to 25 percent, will take effect on Monday, the Chinese Finance Ministry said on […]

Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIDU) Fire Up iQIYI, Inc IPO

Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIDU) Fire Up iQIYI, Inc IPO

Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIDU) (“Baidu”), the leading Chinese language Internet search provider, today announced the pricing of the initial public offering by its subsidiary iQIYI, Inc. (“iQIYI”) of 125,000,000 American Depositary Shares (“ADSs”), each representing seven Class A Ordinary Shares of iQIYI, at a price of US$18.00 per ADS for a total offering size of […]

China Tax Cuts Will Lift Economy

China Tax Cuts Will Lift Economy

China will cut value-added tax (VAT) rates as part of a tax reduction package amounting to 400 billion yuan (about 63 billion U.S. dollars) this year. The decision was made at a State Council executive meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday. It is expected to boost high-quality development. The tax rate, starting from […]

China Horse Racing: Chengdu Dubai International Cup

China Horse Racing: Chengdu Dubai International Cup

China Horse Racing: Chengdu Dubai International Cup The 2018 edition of the Chengdu Dubai International Cup will be held on Saturday, April 7, 2018, and marks the fifth running of this highly successful partnership between Meydan Group, the Chengdu Municipal Government, the Chengdu Sports Bureau, the Wenjiang District Government and China Guangsha Group. The venue […]

China Makes a Move on World Markets

China Makes a Move on World Markets

The historic launch of the long-awaited trading of Chinese crude futures this week has stirred up a heated debate among analysts as to whether the new commodity product will prosper or flop. Some market analysts expressed doubts over the success of the petro-yuan, citing Beijing’s yearning for total control over trading as one of the […]

Chengdu Hi-Tech Zone

Chengdu Hi-Tech Zone

Chengdu Hi-Tech Zone On March 27th, Chengdu Hi-Tech Zone, Silicon Valley city clusters (Dublin, Mountain View, and Menlo Park), and Him Group, a management consulting company in Silicon Valley, signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperating to set up the “Chengdu-Silicon Valley Technology & Finance Centers” both in Chengdu Hi-tech Zone and Silicon Valley, aiming […]

Unicorns in China

Unicorns in China

The “Unicorn” has become a much chased creature in China’s investment world. In recent weeks, the country’s regulators signaled that they would fast-track new listings by “unicorn companies” — startups valued at more than 1 billion U.S. dollars — to “invigorate the country’s capital market and foster the new economy.” The Shanghai Stock Exchange, for […]

China Plans a Future with Xi

China Plans a Future with Xi

Xi Jinping was elected Chinese president by a unanimous vote Saturday morning at the ongoing session of the 13th National People’s Congress (NPC). Thunderous applause reverberated in the Great Hall of the People when the election result was announced. Xi, 64, stood up and bowed, while the voters responded by standing up and clapping vigorously. […]

DP World Strong Results

DP World Strong Results

DP World Strong Results DP World today announced strong financial results for the twelve months ending 31st December, 2017. On a reported basis, revenue grew 13.2% and adjusted EBITDA increased 9.1% with adjusted EBITDA margin of 52.4%, delivering profit attributable to owners of the Company, before separately disclosed items, of US$1,209 million, up 7.3%, and […]

China Can ‘Open Up’ More, We Expect it Will

China Can ‘Open Up’ More, We Expect it Will

China Can ‘Open Up’ More, We Expect it Will People’s Bank of China (PBoC) Governor Zhou Xiaochuan, 70 anni, said market access reforms should be accelerated and that the world’s 2nd-largest economy “ can be bolder in opening up.” Policy makers are now focused on achieving “quality” growth, rather than the pace of expansion, which […]

President Trump to Go Down in History as a “Great President”

President Trump to Go Down in History as a “Great President”

President Trump to Go Down in History as a “Great President” CNN’s Erin Burnett said Thursday night on TV that Donald Trump would go down in history as a “great president” if he denuclearizes NKorea as a result of meetings with the nation’s leader Kim Jong Un. On CNN’s “OutFront” Thursday night, Ms. Burnett led a […]

President Trump on NKorea’s Offer: ‘We Will See What Happens!’

President Trump on NKorea’s Offer: ‘We Will See What Happens!’

President Trump on NKorea’s Offer: ‘We Will See What Happens!’ US President Donald Trump issued a cautionary response Tuesday to reports of progress in talks between NKorea and SKorea on the nuclear issues at hand . He Tweeted just after 8:00a EST, not long after SKorea reported that NKorea had promised a nuclear moratorium and […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN DJIA at 25410.03, -1.16%, and DAX at 12490.73, -0.29% dipped Tuesday Vs my expectation of further gainers. DAX could test 12400 while below 12600 as mentioned yesterday while DJIA could re-test 25000 near term. Nikkei at 22309.05, -0.36% has come off, and and see a move to […]

China Heats Up Global Agricultural Real Estate Market

China Heats Up Global Agricultural Real Estate Market

A Chinese tycoon’s purchase of vast wheat fields in France highlights China’s increasing acquisition of foreign farmland as the Asian giant seeks to keep up with its massive population’s growing appetite. With 1.4 billion mouths to feed — one-fifth of the world’s population — but less than 10 percent of the planet’s arable land, China […]

China’s Banking Regulator Cut ‘Red Tap’ to Promote Financial Sector Growth

China’s Banking Regulator Cut ‘Red Tap’ to Promote Financial Sector Growth

China’s Banking Regulator Cut ‘Red Tap’ to Promote Financial Sector Growth China’s banking regulator has introduced steps to cut the Red Tape for foreign banks, state media agency said Saturday, as part of the government’s ongoing effort to promote investment in the country’s fast-growing financial sector. The China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) has revised its […]

Bitcoin Investors Know Not to ‘Fight the Tape’

Bitcoin Investors Know Not to ‘Fight the Tape’

Bitcoin Investors Know Not to ‘Fight the Tape’ $BTCUSD, $CME, $CBOE Just at the start of Y 2018 Bitcoin began trending towards $20,000. Thursday, it marked $10,000 on a bounce after correcting to $7,500. At that mark it was down 65% from its highs. Currently, Bitcoin is trading at: 9,862.84, -170.91, or -1.70%, as of 7:00a GMT, the […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: DJIA looks stable to strong in here. PE Note: Overall major stock indices are mixed. While DJIA looks Bllish, DAX may trade sideways. Nikkei is trading near Key support which may hold or break to the Southside. Shanghai has recovered from deep lows and may now be in recovery […]

Horse Racing News: China May Make Gambling on Races Legal

Horse Racing News: China May Make Gambling on Races Legal

Horse Racing News: China May Make Gambling on Races Legal With existing exceptions on Basketball and Soccer, talk of Casino’s in Hainan and the move by Hong Kong Jockey Club into China there seems to be an increasing chance of live betting coming to China’s racetracks. China has embraced the sport with a passion over […]

The Chinese Hot Stocks

The Chinese Hot Stocks

The Chinese Hot Stocks $FXI, $YBAO, $BABA China keeps on growing and that is going to spill into individual equities for the next few years, here are 3 China Stocks worth owning. China’s economy grew at an average annual rate of 10 percent from 1979 to 2010. With the country shifting from export-driven growth to […]

Bitcoin US Vs Bitcoin Asia

Bitcoin US Vs Bitcoin Asia

Bitcoin US Vs Bitcoin Asia $BTCUSD Bitcoin and the other major cryptocurrencies rebounded after a steep mid-week selloff on concerns about regulatory crackdowns in SKorea. After briefly dipping to near $9,000 during the week, Bitcoin traded near $12,000 on Friday as investors turned their attention away from Asian government crackdowns and focused on some new cryptocurrency-related options […]

China’s Economy +6.9% in 2017, Beats Forecasts

China’s Economy +6.9% in 2017, Beats Forecasts

China’s Economy +6.9% in 2017, Beats Forecasts China’s economy finished Y 2017 on strong with a better-than-expected growth rate and improved structure, official data showed Thursday. The world’s 2nd largest economy expanded 6.9% Y-Y in Y 2017, higher than the 6.7% growth registered in Y 2016, data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed. […]

China Luxury Sales Rebound as Millennials Spend

China Luxury Sales Rebound as Millennials Spend

China Luxury Sales Rebound as Millennials Spend $LVMUY, $PPRUY, $BBRYF  China’s luxury goods market is back in fashion A new China is emerging with new consumers that were not there 5 years ago that have different profiles, different expectations and different tastes. Domestic sales of Gucci handbags to Chanel cosmetics, sluggish in China for years, […]

China Economy Continues to Grow

China Economy Continues to Grow

China, the world’s second largest economy, has eclipsed its official growth target of about 6.5 percent, expanding 6.9 percent last year. It’s the first time since 2010 that the pace of growth has picked up. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang also said last week he expected growth to be at “around 6.9 percent.” Official data showed […]

China Has Not Banned Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple

China Has Not Banned Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple

China Has Not Banned Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple It has been widely reported that Chinese authorities aiming to completely ban centralized trading of virtual currencies as well as individuals and businesses that provide related services. That seems to be more headline than fact. The report was based on an internal memo from a government meeting seen […]

China Economy Improves: Wages Rise

China Economy Improves: Wages Rise

Zhaopin Limited (“Zhaopin” or the “Company”), a leading career platform in China focused on connecting users with relevant job opportunities through their career lifecycle, released its 2017 fourth-quarter report on China labor market supply and demand for white-collar workers. While the competition for jobs was relatively stable in the fourth quarter, the average monthly salary […]

Belt and Road a Hit for China

Belt and Road a Hit for China

Last year brought steady trade growth to China thanks to domestic and global expansion, while behind the numbers, trends are emerging which tell of shifting engines of growth. China’s foreign trade rose 14.2 percent to 27.8 trillion yuan (4.3 trillion U.S. dollars), following two years of decline. Exports increased 10.8 percent to reach 15.3 trillion […]

Pakistan a ‘Pothole’ in China’s New Silk Road Initiative

Pakistan a ‘Pothole’ in China’s New Silk Road Initiative

Pakistan a ‘Pothole’ in China’s New Silk Road Initiative China’s plan for a modern Silk Road of railways, ports and other facilities linking Asia with Europe hit a $14-B pothole in Pakistan. Pakistan’s relations with Beijing are so close that officials call China their “Iron Brother.” Despite that, plans for the Diamer-Bhasha Dam were thrown […]

Bitcoin: Opportunities Abound in China’s Uncertainty

Bitcoin: Opportunities Abound in China’s Uncertainty

China’s regulatory clampdown on cryptocurrencies is sparking a mass exodus of bitcoin miners from the country, which has the potential to radically alter both global bitcoin and energy markets. According to a document leaked online, China’s internet-finance regulator has recommended that local governments squeeze bitcoin miners out of the country through electricity pricing, taxation, property […]

China Box Office: ‘The Last Jedi’ Opened Soft at Only $28.7-M

China Box Office: ‘The Last Jedi’ Opened Soft at Only $28.7-M

China Box Office: ‘The Last Jedi’ Opened Soft at Only $28.7-M $DIS The Force was not with Star Wars: The Last Jedi in China at the weekend. The Disney (NYSE:DIS) Lucasfilm was dominated by a local comedy ‘The Ex-File 3: The Return of the Exes,’ which earned a huge $86.7-M in its 2nd frame. The 8th installment […]

China’s President Xi’s New Year Speech Heralds ‘Golden Age’ for China

China’s President Xi’s New Year Speech Heralds ‘Golden Age’ for China

China’s President Xi’s New Year Speech Heralds ‘Golden Age’ for China The New Year’s speech given by Chinese President Xi Jinping  Sunday promises a Golden Age for China and shows a global vision to brush aside challenges hindering prosperity for humanity. Bangladeshi Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed said that President Xi once again made a historic speech, saying […]

China Horse Racing: Rui Severino Takes the Training Championship

China Horse Racing: Rui Severino Takes the Training Championship

China Horse Racing: Rui Severino Takes the Training Championship Rui Severino has claimed the Championship Crown in China’s Kunming Province home of the Rider Horse Club CITIC RIDER JIALIZE Jockey Club. Rui has had a golden run since leaving Australia to train in China, he has claimed 2 Group 2 races and finished an unlucky […]

China Economic Data

China Economic Data

China Economic Data China’s manufacturing activity edged down in December, official data showed Sunday, but largely maintained momentum despite increased curbs on heavy industry aimed at taming the country’s chronic air pollution. The manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI), a gauge of factory conditions, stood at 51.6 in December, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said, […]

The Hot China Stocks

The Hot China Stocks

The Hot China Stocks There are a few Chinese companies listed in the USA that still represent value. NetEase Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ:NTES) Just before Christmas Lockheed Martin Investment Management Company increased Netease Inc (Adr) (NTES) stake by 243.44% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Lockheed Martin Investment Management Company acquired 4,343 shares as Netease Inc (Adr) […]

Luxury Stocks Rally, Heightened Spending Goes Global

Luxury Stocks Rally, Heightened Spending Goes Global

Luxury Stocks Rally, Heightened Spending Goes Global $RACE, $PPRUY, $MAR, $HLT, $AXP The rise of Chinese middle class is helping drive luxury ownership trend. Investors have driven up the price of luxury-brand stocks around the world, expecting opulent consumption to increase amid the global economic recovery, high stock prices and the growing ranks of the […]

Fueling the Fire of Bitcoin: Knowledge is Power

Fueling the Fire of Bitcoin: Knowledge is Power

Fueling the Fire of Bitcoin: Knowledge is Power $BTCUSD, $CME, $CBOE, $GS 1st Main Street, then LaSalle Street, and now Wall Street bring new interest to the Bitcoin market The futures markets have shown that investors want to gain exposure to Bitcoin in a regulated manner without having to store the underlying asset, aka price […]

China Plans the Future of the Economy

China Plans the Future of the Economy

Xi Jinping Thoughts on Socialist Economy with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era has taken shape, said the statement. The tone-setting meeting described the thought as the “theoretical crystallization” of the past five years of practice in pushing forward China’s economic development, the “latest fruit” of socialist political economy with Chinese characteristics, and the “extremely […]

Chinese Leaders, “More Imports, Less Financial Risk”

Chinese Leaders, “More Imports, Less Financial Risk”

Chinese Leaders, “More Imports, Less Financial Risk” Chinese leaders have promised to increase imports and reduce risks in their financial system following an annual planning meeting amid slowing economic growth and pressure from trading partners to open their markets wider. The 3-day meeting that ended Wednesday is a throwback to China’s era of central planning, […]

China says, “We are rising, accept it.”

China says, “We are rising, accept it.”

China says, “We are rising, accept it.” Tuesday, the Chinese government criticized US President Donald Trump’s decision to label Beijing a strategic rival and called on Washington to “abandon a Cold War mentality” and accept China’s rise. President Trump’s decision reflects a “victory of hardliners” in his administration, the official news agency said. It warned […]

China Upgraded

China Upgraded

The World Bank has raised China’s growth forecast for this year from 6.7 percent to 6.8 percent, based on rising household income and improving external demand, according to its latest report Tuesday. It was the bank’s second upward revision for China, after it revised up the projection from 6.5 percent to 6.7 percent in April. […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Portofino Debuts in Mainland China

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Portofino Debuts in Mainland China

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Portofino Debuts in Mainland China $RACE When Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) California T production, it signaled that the Portofino was about ready to launch. Just recently, the new GT (grand touring) Ferrari. 1st unveiled in Frankfurt on 17 September, was officially launched in China at a gala. The California T was named for the West Coast vibe, […]

Hong Kong SAR and Chinese Mainland Advance Horse Racing in China

Hong Kong SAR and Chinese Mainland Advance Horse Racing in China

At the opening of the International Conference on the Equine Disease Free Zone (ICEDFZ) today (12 December), Hong Kong SAR and Chinese Mainland authorities signed four memoranda of understanding reinforcing policies and procedures governing the operation of the biosecurity zone in the Conghua District of Guangzhou and related horse movement arrangements between the Club’s new […]

China’s Geely Motors Buys Lotus, Hopes to Compete with Ferrari

China’s Geely Motors Buys Lotus, Hopes to Compete with Ferrari

China’s Geely Motors Buys Lotus, Hopes to Compete with Ferrari $RACE, $GELYF, $POAHY Lotus has a new owner in Chinese automaker Geely (OTCMKT:GELYF), who’s declared ambition is to turn the struggling British sports-car maker into a rival of Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) and Porsche (OTCMKT:POAHY). A bit far-fetched in that Lotus sold less than 1600 cars globally last year, […]

China Industrial Profits Rise

China Industrial Profits Rise

China’s major industrial firms saw stronger profit growth in the first ten months of this year, the National Bureau of Statistics(NBS) said Monday. China’s industrial sector has been boosted by a year-long, government-led construction spree, which helped lift demand and prices for building materials, especially over the first half of the year. Prices of industrial […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE)Portofino Receives a Mandarin Welcome on China Launch

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE)Portofino Receives a Mandarin Welcome on China Launch

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE)Portofino Receives a Mandarin Welcome on China Launch $RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) has brought its Portofino to China, as part of their 70th Anni celebrations that featured a program covering 60 nations. The Portofino is the successor of the California T, the Supercar will have a starting price of RMB Yuan 2,908,000, or $438,382, including luxury tax, at today’s […]

President Trump, “I Should Have Left UCLA Players in Chinese Jail”

President Trump, “I Should Have Left UCLA Players in Chinese Jail”

President Trump, “I Should Have Left UCLA Players in Chinese Jail” President Donald Trump says he should have left the 3 Black UCLA basketball players accused of shoplifting in China in jail. President Trump’s Tweet Sunday comes after the father of player LiAngelo Ball aka Big Baller, minimized President Trump’s involvement in winning the players’ […]

NEEQ: China Stock Markets are Expanding

NEEQ: China Stock Markets are Expanding

NEEQ: China Stock Markets are Expanding A total of 30 new small and medium-sized enterprises debuted on China’s National Equities Exchange and Quotations (NEEQ), also known as the “new third board,” in the past week. The newcomers brought the total number of companies on the board to 11,649, data from the NEEQ showed. Turnover on […]

China’s $38-T Off-Balance Sheet Items Poses Little Risk

China’s $38-T Off-Balance Sheet Items Poses Little Risk

China’s $38-T Off-Balance Sheet Items Poses Little Risk $CNY, $UBS, $MCO The Chinese finance sector’s RMB 253-T ($38-T) of off-balance sheet items pose little risk because more than two-thirds of them are relatively harmless components such as custodial funds and untapped credit-card limits, said UBS Group AG (NYSE:UBS). Despite the size of the number, a […]

President Trump Showcased America as Strong, Proud and Confident

President Trump Showcased America as Strong, Proud and Confident

President Trump Showcased America as Strong, Proud and Confident President Donald Trump said Wednesday that his 12-day trip to Asia showcased “a strong, proud and confident America” to the World. “Everywhere we went, our foreign hosts greeted the American delegation and myself included with incredible warmth and hospitality and most importantly respect,” President Trump told […]

China Sending Special Envoy to NKorea

China Sending Special Envoy to NKorea

China Sending Special Envoy to NKorea China sending special envoy to NKorea, state media said Wednesday, after US President Donald Trump concluded an Asian tour to rally support against Pyongyang’s nuclear threats. President Xi Jinping’s special envoy, Song Tao, is going to NKorea Friday to discuss the Chinese Communist Party’s congress, which took place last […]

China: e-Commerce Boom Highlights Strong Consumption

China: e-Commerce Boom Highlights Strong Consumption

China: e-Commerce Boom Highlights Strong Consumption $BABA November 11 shopping spree is a commercial miracle for the world The record sales at major Chinese e-Commerce sites Saturday offer an insight into the robust domestic demand in the world’s 2nd-largest economy. November 11 has become an online shopping spree since Y 2009 when Alibaba’s Tmall made […]

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