Foreign Investing

China’s Crash Could Set Off A Trade War In Asia And Cause Chaos In Capitals Across The Globe

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With stock prices plunging Monday and Tuesday amid growing concerns of an economic slowdown in China, A4A Panic Protection Coverage For Advisors continued on Thursday with a presentation from Mark DeWeaver, Ph.D., of Quantrarian Capital Management.   DeWeaver, who has previously lived and worked in China for about a decade and manages an Asian emerging market stock fund, said China’s stock market crash was just a sideshow for the upheaval that could occur in the months ahead, when countries that compete with China for exports follow China’s lead and devalue their currencies t

Move along. Nothing to see here.

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This guest post was written by my former editor at Worth and old friend, Jim Jubak, one of the best financial writers in the nation.   It sure has been fun—in a crash on the Interstate kind of way—to rubberneck as Greece threatened to leave the EuroZone/default on its debt/suffer through a meltdown of its banking system. But now that the crisis is over—until June anyway—it’s time to get back to the much less dramatic but much more powerful story that’s going to drive investment returns in and around the EuroZone for the rest of 2015 and into next yea

China Expert And Money Manager Mark DeWeaver Warns That A Chinese Economic Bust Is Likely And Could Impact Investors Worldwide

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  DeWeaver, who worked in China for eight years and is co-manager of a hedge fund investing in Asia, says China's economy is subject to boom-and-bust cycles and that the time is nearing for a down cycle. DeWeaver says local government officials in China are rewarded with promotions based on economic growth in their provinces or cantons. As a result, he says, China has overbuilt its infrastructure in many regions.      DeWeaver, in his recent book, Animal Spirits with Chinese Characteristics: Investment Booms and Busts in the World's Emerging Economic Giant, documents

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Could Japan's Long Struggling Economy Finally Be Pulling Out Of Its 25-Year Malaise?

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Japan has been running a monetary experiment--shock therapy for its ailing economy. It's highly controversial. While it's similar to the liquidity injected into the Ameircan economy by the Federal Reserve since the financial crisis, the amount of liquidity being injected into Japan's economy is much, much greater. What's interesting is that it is working.

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Financial Markets Haven’t Freaked Out Over Cyprus, But That Doesn’t Mean They Won't

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Financial markets were stable Monday, not really panicking over reports over the weekend that international authorities will force losses on depositors in Cyprus’s banks.

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