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US Economy (EoD Review): 3 year Auction, Santorum quits race

The hiring reports were the toast of the market with the 3.5 mln new hiring in February creating a new rush order interest in the markets, volumes rising 60% on … Continue reading

April 10, 2012 · 1 Comment

US Economy (Friday Blanks): Personal Income data worries are back, Chicago PMI

Personal income data rang a few alarms despite a positive disposition, that is spending for the year is up 4.1% with income only up 3.2% and that should worry anyone … Continue reading

March 30, 2012

Xi Jinping tries to revive the South China Sea phantom? | China Review & Insight

XI Jinping’s military background and his closeness to the PLA may have been brushed off, after talks yielded him a segue into the US military intentions questioning US’s new push … Continue reading

February 15, 2012 · 1 Comment

Expectations from Xi Jinping’s visit to USA | China Review & Insight

The future President of China flew into Andrews Airbase this afternoon looking to add a schedule of basketball in Los Angeles and visit a family in Iowa. He will also … Continue reading

February 13, 2012 · 2 Comments

US Economy: A late tax deal gets the GOP Elephant

Like all things Economics, we keep the quantitative analysis independent of the mind benders, like Boehner’s wierd antics that cost US another week of brand equity while spending enough to … Continue reading

December 23, 2011 · 3 Comments

China in Brazil:: Moving Beyond Resources :: Increasing FDI to $27 bln

China’s own FDI has been increasing exponentially since 2006. In 2007 itself, much at aa time when Euro and Dollar were the only active currencies with a global acceptance, China, … Continue reading

December 4, 2011 · 3 Comments

China in last phase of solving ongoing liquidity / solvency crisis | Advantage China

DIMSUM BONDS and MORE!  Just six months away from targeted easing of monetary policy, China is navigating a potential liquidity and solvency crisis as Big 4 banks get new Capital … Continue reading

November 29, 2011 · 9 Comments

Moving China's governance models – Investments, Splits and higher FDI

Even as China’s Huijin invested more in September in China’s big four banks to bring them to add back their LGFV exposure (Local LSFs) to the balance sheet, FDI growth … Continue reading

November 6, 2011 · 3 Comments

Another $404 bln for Operation Twist

The Fed closed out September’s FOMC meeting with a new $404 bln allocation of stimulus to sell its short term holdings and buy loneger dated 10 y US treasuries. Some … Continue reading

September 22, 2011