Gold Futures Shoot Up to Nearly 5-Year High
Gold futures are now seeing their largest jump in speculative net long positioning, ETF Securities said Monday in its Precious Metals Weekly report.
Tim Guinness: China, Energy and Really Good Beer—Weekend Interview
“China is the best-run country in the world," the Guinness Atkinson Funds CIO says.
China Looks for 13% Increase in Minimum Wage
Worries about the possibility of social unrest have made the government wary of employment levels.
Home Prices Fall in China
Prices of homes fell in China for a fourth straight month as the Chinese government repeated its determination to keep property restrictions in place.
Fitch Ponders Cut to Asian Ratings
China's exports and imports have exploded since it joined the WTO in 2001, but the world economy is slowing things down forcing Fitch to ponder cuts to its ratings of Asian countries.
Data Suggests China May Ease Monetary Policy
China saw its official purchasing managers' index drop to 50.4 in October from 51.2 in September, against expectations that it would gain ground instead. Beijing's National Bureau of Statistics said the fall was because of troubled U.S. and European economies. The index came in at its lowest level since February...
Burton Malkiel Is Bullish on China, Says U.S. Double-Dip Unlikely
‘Random Walk’ author and index investing champion is ‘not negative on U.S.’ but says over long run, ‘too much debt is associated with poor economic growth."
Chinese Banks Take Beating by Investors
China’s credit boom appears to be on its way out, and it may take its banks along with it.
Top Portfolio Products: PIMCO Launches New Fund; Credit Suisse Plans New ETN
Putnam launches new advisor site; AlphaShares offers yuan bond index; Invesco launches yuan bond ETF; Russell expands investment discipline indexes
China Adjusts Reserve Ratio Again to Fight Inflation
The Chinese government moved again on Monday to battle inflation, but instead of an outright increase in the required reserve ratio (RRR), this time it clarified policy on margin deposits.