So writes Tyler Falk (smartplanet.com) in edited excerpts from his original article* entitled China’s massive foreign investment, in one map.
[The following article is presented by Lorimer Wilson, editor of www.munKNEE.com and the FREE Market Intelligence Report newsletter (sample here) and may have been edited ([ ]), abridged (…) and/or reformatted (some sub-titles and bold/italics emphases) for the sake of clarity and brevity to ensure a fast and easy read. This paragraph must be included in any article re-posting to avoid copyright infringement.]
Falk’s article contains the following:
[Editor’s Note: The author’s views and conclusions in the above article are unaltered and no personal comments have been included to maintain the integrity of the original post. Furthermore, the views, conclusions and any recommendations offered in this article are not to be construed as an endorsement of such by the editor.]
China, Russia and other nations are exiting their dollar-denominated holdings in favor of gold. This action should put pressure on the dollar and U.S. treasuries, pushing not only central banks, but mainstream investors towards the safety of precious metals and other tangible assets that cannot be defaulted on. There will be a rush out of dollars and into assets with no counter-party risk, it is just a matter of how soon it happens. Read More »
The manipulated raids in the gold market since last April may be hurting the Precious Metals game players, weakening their confidence and “disproving” gold’s worth against a fiat currency, but they serve a greater purpose, as in Federal Reserve payback time to China. Here’s why. Read More »
In an odd twist of fate the future of the U.S. dollar is in the hands of Asian governments [and particularly China and Japan. Let’s hope they continue to put their own interests first.] Here’s why. Read More »
Most Americans simply don’t understand that Russia and China have the power to collapse the U.S. economy by going to a gold for oil system. All they have to do is pull the trigger. Let me explain. Words: 1515 Read More »
America’s GDP is still roughly twice as big as China’s (using market exchange rates). To predict when the gap might be closed, The Economist has updated its interactive chart below with the latest GDP numbers. This allows you to plug in your own assumptions about real GDP growth in China and America, inflation rates and the Yuan’s exchange rate against the dollar. [Plugging in our assumptive] numbers China will overtake America in 2018. [Share your prediction in the “Comments” section at the bottom of the page.] Read More »
The Heritage Foundation just put out a report full of charts and infographics highlighting “key economic and political indicators for Asia.” Here is one to watch – China’s foreign investment spending in other countries. Take a look!
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