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  • What a Recovery! [View article]
    Business as usual, US increase consumption, China increase production. Is that not what got them into trouble in the first place?
    Jan 16 09:54 AM | 11 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Outlook 2011: Is the Smart Money Right About China? [View article]
    China is growing by over 9%, oh, you think this is a lie. China's international trade is at an all time high and growing. This can not be a lie, we can trace this figure from outside China. China is buying resources and resource companies all over the world. This is also traceable. China is lending money to many, many other countries. This is also traceable. China is in trouble? If growing too fast mean trouble, then, in your definition, China is in trouble. To China, it need to manage its growth, but it is not trouble. China is collapsing? You got it all wrong, China is over heating, the opposite of collapsing.
    Dec 26 09:40 AM | 11 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Here's a Third Way to Determine When You Have Enough to Retire [View article]
    You do not need $ 2-3 million to retire comfortably. If you have $ 1 million, and if you draw 4% of it yearly, you can draw down $ 40 000 yearly for 25 years assuming you earn no real interest. If you have any kind of company or government pension, you do not need $ 40000 extra per year. For the average person, if you have $ 500000, you should live comfortably in retirement.
    Dec 2 07:10 AM | 11 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Foreign Oil Dependency: The Root Cause of America's Economic Pain [View article]
    In Hong Kong and China, all new taxis have to be using natural gas. The cost of conversion can be recovered in 2 years or less. Natural gas reduce pollution by 30-50% compared to gasoline or diesel.
    Nov 29 12:01 AM | 11 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Fuel-Thirsty China, The One Thing Investors Can Rely On [View article]
    There is another country other than China has a thirst for oil, India. India's auto industry is growing even faster than China's. $ 72 oil is a bargain. If it wasn't for the recession in the developed world, We might be looking at $200 oil.
    Aug 31 07:23 PM | 11 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Rio Tinto: Commodity Prices Could Drop to New Lows [View article]
    Mr. Albanese want to cover all the bases. He is a very smart person. China will indeed slow down, but there are over 100 developing countries may speed up their development. If India will be anything like China, the demand of commodities will grow and grow.
    Aug 22 05:34 AM | 11 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Watch Out for a Possible Melt-Up [View article]
    China is growing at 10% and has trouble reducing its growth down to 8% but its stock market keep going south, why?
    Jul 29 05:39 AM | 11 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is a U.S.- China Economic War on Its Way? [View article]
    In the last 2 years, China has proven that its dependent on export to the US only reduce its growth only slightly. The US can do what it want to do, China will not allow the US to tell China what to do. China is not Japan.
    Jul 5 06:56 AM | 11 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 5 Reasons the U.S. Will Likely Emerge From the Great Recession Stronger Than Ever [View article]
    Are Keven Grewal's 5 reasons why the US will come out of this recession stronger than ever correct?
    1. The US has the largest economy by far. The US will remain as the world's largest economy for another 10-18 years but its % of world output is dropping. Its debt is growing. Its trade deficit is and will remain by far the largest in the world.
    2. Keven Grewal is wrong about the US is the biggest exporter. China is and Germany is No. 2. The US is the biggest IMPORTER.
    3. The US is the greatest foreign invester in the last 9 years because China was not in the game seriously until the last 5 years. Its will be a matter of time China will take over this too.
    4. There are no alternatives to the $US as a reserve currency. Is it a blessing or a curse?
    5. The US is still the most inovative but at the present rate of growth, if China double its # of inovations every 3-4 years, the # of inovations coming from China will out # the US in 10 years or less.
    Jun 10 05:57 AM | 11 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Disagreeing With Dr. Doom About China [View article]
    Chinese authorities have many tools at its disposal. I have no idea why some think the Chinese economy will collapse. The stock market may collapse, the property market may collapse, but the whole economy will not collapse. Chinese authorities went through the Asian crisis, 2007 inflation crisis, 2008-2009 world recession crisis, went through oil at $ 147. They saw Hong Kong property bubble for 20 years. There was an earthquake that killed over 70000 people. What will be the cause to make the Chinese economy collapse?
    May 7 04:54 PM | 11 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • China Shows Classic Symptoms of a Great Speculative Mania [View article]
    China will buy anything and everything to reduce its holding of US $ before it tanks. If you consider how many people in China and how much savings there is, the Chinese bubble will have quite a way to go before collapse.
    There is a difference between Chinese debts and US debts. Chinese debts are investment debts, US debts are consumption debts. What is the difference? Investment debt will generate future return. Consumption debts do not generate future return.
    Apr 8 03:48 AM | 11 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Top 10 ETFs for a Rising China [View article]
    This article made one huge mistake. Between 1840-1860, China lead the world in manufacturing. The demand of Chinese product was so great the the West ran out of gold and silver. Because China was Not militartly strong, unequal treaties were forced upon China after the Opium wars and the West started to divide China up like a pie. After WWl, German holdings in China was given to Japan as a price in helping to win the war. Japan used that as a footing and made a full scale invasion of China later.
    The West was wondering why China is building up its military. China does not want history to repeat itself.
    Jun 9 09:27 AM | 11 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Are We Turning Japanese? [View article]
    Are we turning Japan.
    Japan has 3.6% unemployment rate.
    Japan still has $ 1.3 trillion in foreign reserve.
    Japans trade deficit is only 2% of GDP in spite of having to import almost all its energy and other raw materials.
    US trade deficit is 5X Japans.
    Japanese live longer, better educated than we are.
    Feb 10 09:00 AM | 10 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Must-Know News [View article]
    What the poor people need are jobs, not charity. Even in charities, the money should be use to create jobs. As in the Bible, give a person a fish, he has one meal, teach the person to fish, he will have fish to eat for his whole life.
    Jan 21 09:33 AM | 10 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Real Threat For Investors: U.S. Population [View article]
    Before we worry about not enough babies or workers, why don't we worry about finding enough jobs for the people that we have.
    Nov 4 08:29 AM | 10 Likes Like |Link to Comment