Tag Archives: China

You Sell 33 Tons, and What Do You Get, 7 Percent Down and Deeper In Debt

Someone in China sold 33 tons of gold in 5 minutes yesterday. What does that look like on a chart? Continue reading

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NYSE Floor Halted, China halted 1300 Stocks, What A Mess

China has halted trading in 1300 individual stocks in an attempt to prevent a crash from continuing, while the NYSE floor traders are shut down from “technical problems”. What a day… Continue reading

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A Bit Of Worry on China Economics

It looks to me like the global demand for commodities is bottomed, mostly, but certainly not ramping up yet. All in all, not very encouraging and with China having a down real estate market and low iron ore demand. Continue reading

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China, Roads, Shipping, Pipelines, and Placing a Go Stone

China is on a roll playing strategic position games while the USA whines about the weather. Continue reading

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Some Thoughts On Russia

Is it useful to look at the present world stage through the lens of prior Empires? Continue reading

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