Category Archives: China

Who Is Winning The Trade War?

China on Wednesday urged the Trump administration to “make up its mind” about reaching a trade deal with Beijing, warning that additional tariffs could send negotiations further off track. — South China Morning Post, July 17 We state emphatically, Nobody … Continue reading

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Huawei’s American Suppliers Set To Rock The Casbah, Or Not?

Here are some of the top American suppliers to Huawei that should Rock the Casbah in Monday trading after Trump’s rethink the Chinese company is a national security risk. It’s still not clear what the Trump-Xi Osaka handshake and agreement mean, … Continue reading

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US and China relationship has forever changed

At times you will still see some volatility, says Catherine Yeung, investment director at Fidelity International.  – CNBC International

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When 50 Percent Of U.S. Households Were Insolvent

Not that long ago, by the way. My good friend, David Jones, sent over some new data this past weekend.  We have been busy. Our First Take Not a lot of prose tonight as we will let the data and … Continue reading

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Will The S&P Hold The Line?

Will the S&P hold its May 13th low of this current sell-off at 2801.43? Glad you asked.   The market is currently trading at its low of the day, 5 points above that support level. Tuesday’s Post The stock market took … Continue reading

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Stress Testing Apple

Goldman finally getting around to stress testing Apple as the trade war escalates.  They are out today warning Apple is in a world of hurt if China targets the iPhone maker in the trade war. The U.S.-China trade war could … Continue reading

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The Case For Free Trade

The Marxists and Socialists are winning the day, folks.   Apologies for the simpleton buzzwords but they are all the rage these days. The escalation of the trade war is bad, bad, bad news and could if we are not careful, … Continue reading

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On This Day In History: Opium War II Officially Begins

March 3, 1857 – France and the United Kingdom declare war on China Opium Wars CHINESE HISTORY Opium Wars, two armed conflicts in China in the mid-19th century between the forces of Western countries and of the Qing dynasty, which ruled China from 1644 … Continue reading

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The Elusive China Trade Deal

Forbes asks the $382 billion question this morning,  Is A China Trade Deal Slipping Away? President Trump and Chinese leaders are trying to put a positive spin on their marathon trade talks, but the fact is that there is little … Continue reading

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Trade Talks & The Chinese New Year: The Year Of the Pig [In A Poke]

  ‘Don’t buy a pig in a poke’ might seem odd and archaic language. It’s true that the phrase is very old, but actually it can be taken quite literally and remains good advice. The advice being given is ‘don’t … Continue reading

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