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Chinese Corporate Defaults Reach Record
News Analysis Chinese corporate bond defaults reached a record this year. After decades of zero defaults, China has slowly been letting companies default on their debts. Chinese companies have binged ...
December 29, 2019
Will China Central Bank’s Debt Bomb Blow Up the Yuan?
Commentary On Aug. 5, the U.S. Treasury declared China a currency manipulator for allowing its currency, the yuan ...
September 12, 2019
China Resorting to Old Playbook to Prop Up Economy
As expected, China announced the first round of 2019 monetary easing measures on Jan. 4, the first in ...
January 6, 2019
India’s Modi Gives $1.4 Billion Aid to Maldives as it Struggles with China Debt
NEW DELHI—India will give financial assistance of $1.4 billion to the Maldives, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on ...
December 17, 2018
Chinese Household-Debt Levels Reach Record High
Household debt in China rose to a record high in 2017, putting another hole in the armor of ...
September 30, 2018
Can a China-HK Bond Connect Attract Foreign Investors?
Beijing and Hong Kong approved a cross-border bond trading program, called bond connect, hoping to attract a new ...
June 12, 2017
Bubble Watch: Experts Sound Alarm on Chinese Real Estate
When China’s richest man and its most successful real estate developer calls the country’s overheating property market “the ...
October 2, 2016
China: Forget About Rebalancing
Nobody believes the official Chinese economic data, but people still have to use it in their analysis because there ...
September 27, 2016
China Calls on Credit Default Swaps to Spread the Pain
China has a debt problem, and it’s desperate enough to employ drastic—and dangerous means—to counter it.
September 25, 2016
How China Pulls Off Running Double-Digit Deficits
For years the world has marveled at China's foreign exchange reserves ($4 trillion at their peak in 2014) ...
August 26, 2016
Why Have Private Chinese Companies Stopped Investing Altogether?
Previously the engine of relatively efficient growth, it looks like the private sector has given up in China. ...
August 17, 2016
Is China’s Corporate Debt Bubble Finally Popping?
One year after the mini-devaluation of the Chinese currency, China is getting desperate about its corporate debt situation ...
August 8, 2016
China Banking Regulator Tells Banks to Evergreen Loans of Troubled Companies
On the surface, China is talking the reform talk. But is it also walking the walk? There are many examples ...
August 4, 2016
Global Banks Are Staging a Bank Run in China
The more debt the merrier, the saying goes, at least until the party stops and the hangover starts. ...
July 26, 2016
China Admits There Is No Plan B for Economy
Chinese Chairman Xi Jinping seldom comments directly on the economy. Instead, he lets his premier, Li Keqiang, do the ...
July 21, 2016
Citi Chief Economist Names China’s Three Problems
The chief economist of Citigroup is not your average economist. Yes, Willem Buiter studied plenty of economic theory ...
July 19, 2016
Kyle Bass: ‘We Are Seeing the Chinese Machine Break Down’
He was right about subprime, right about gold, and early in his call for a Japanese crisis. Is ...
July 5, 2016
China’s Economy: Still Below 50
Any kind of improvement will have to start somewhere. For the Chinese economy, the starting point is ...
June 29, 2016
Analysts: China Bigger Risk Than Brexit
There is uncertainty about what happens if Britain chooses to exit and some risks, but many financial analysts ...
June 22, 2016
BIS Data Shows China Risk to Financial System
After market crises, it sometimes takes a while for the real picture to emerge, the reasons why Western ...
June 8, 2016
Too Much Debt, but No Lehman Moment for China
Not a day goes by without talk and commentary about China's debt situation. Yesterday, it was Société Générale's ...
May 25, 2016
China Won’t Avoid a Debt Restructuring
By now most people have realized that China is, one, addicted to debt and, two, its debt addiction ...
May 25, 2016
China Opens Another Avenue to Unload Bad Debt Onto Investors
Eight years after Chinese regulators halted its securitization market, Beijing is restarting the financial engineering in an effort ...
May 22, 2016
China’s Economy: Is There Something We Are Missing?
On the surface, things are quite straight forward: China has been growing fast thanks to a historic expansion ...
May 7, 2016
Debt Binge: China Did It Again
Let's start with the facts: During the first quarter of 2016 and during a time when the Chinese ...
May 2, 2016
Chinese Banks’ Bad Debt Masquerade to End Soon
Facing a challenging domestic and international economic environment, the banks’ underlying profits are deteriorating.
May 1, 2016
China Beige Book: Economic Slowdown Affects Labor Market for First Time
Every economy has themes. For the Chinese economy, the only theme up until recently was rapid growth. First ...
March 27, 2016
Senate Democrats Formally Ask for Delay in Supreme Court Confirmation
Facebook Bans Ads That Mention Voter Fraud or ‘Delegitimize an Election’
Senate Bill Proposes New Intelligence Office to Prevent Agricultural Tech Theft from China
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Computer, USB Drives Stolen From Philadelphia Election Machine Warehouse
US Marshals Rescue 11 Endangered or Missing Children in New Orleans Operation
American, United Airlines to Furlough 32,000 Workers After No Pandemic Stimulus Deal
Jobless Claims Remain Above Great Recession Levels as Another 837,000 Americans File for Unemployment
Democrat Ohio State Representative Endorses Trump for Reelection
Schumer Threatens to End Filibuster and Make DC and Puerto Rico States
McConnell on Pandemic Relief Deal: ‘We Are Very, Very Far Apart’