China Business & Economy

China’s Debt Bubble in Perspective (Video)

A man points to the skyline of Xiamen, China, on Oct. 25, 2013. (Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)
A man points to the skyline of Xiamen, China, on Oct. 25, 2013. (Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)

How big is China’s bubble?  China appears to be in the late stages of a debt-fueled investment bubble. It’s not that we haven’t seen this...




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