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Security may undermine Trump’s debt plans

As we entered the new year, all indications pointed to a remaking of the global order. Donald Trump was inaugurated as President of the United States, Chinese President Xi Jinping ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/2 18:58:40

Apple working harder to squeeze iPhone juice with new services, related products

Apple is working harder to squeeze juice out of its iconic iPhone. The company sold more units in the holiday quarter, yet profits fell. A saturated market and slowing innovation ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/2 18:53:40

Modi’s demonetization plan has been a failure

The demonetization of 1,000 and 500 Indian rupee notes by Indian Prime Minister Modi on November 8, 2016 has turned out to be a big failure.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/24 21:43:39

History shows US small-cap equities will continue stellar performance in 2017

Despite contentions over the sustainability of the Donald Trump stock rally, investors shouldn’t give up faith that US equities – particularly US small-cap stocks – will continue to be on ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/24 21:38:39

China needs to escape the ‘deindustrialization trap’

Manufacturing serves as the foundation for a nation’s economy and its development to a large extent affects the development of other sectors. A country’s advanced manufacturing can also guarantee a ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/23 19:23:39

Calm words won’t stop bankers from leaving London prior to Brexit agreement

An outbreak of common sense may come too late to stop bankers leaving London. The City is the European Union’s main capital market, and a big source of tax revenue ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/23 19:18:39

Economic analysis will enable good US policies

Most economies are seeking a recipe for inclusive economic growth, whereby high rates of investment, rapid innovation and strong GDP gains are pursued alongside measures to reduce income inequality. Conservatives ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/22 21:33:39

Trump protectionism double-down will face harsh global economic realities

Donald Trump is doubling down on protectionism. He used his first speech as the 45th president of the United States of America to echo his campaign rhetoric, presenting a dark ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/22 21:23:39

An open letter to President-elect Donald Trump

Shortly you will be sworn in and will officially become the new US president. Please accept sincere congratulations from a humble Chinese citizen. As you may have seen, since you ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/20 0:38:39

Samsung scandal, unclear fate leads Elliott outside its comfort zone

Samsung Group is leading US hedge fund Elliott away from its comfort zone. A national corruption scandal and the unclear fate of the group’s de facto leader Jay Y. Lee ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/20 0:33:39

Equality, growth won’t occur without globalization

I was recently in Chile and had a chance to travel south to the tip of Latin America. I also recently made a BBC radio documentary called “Fixing Globalization,” in ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/18 21:33:39

Trump health and human services nominee spreads congressional insider-trading disease

One of Donald Trump’s nominees is spreading the insider-trading disease. Georgia Representative Tom Price, tapped to be US health and human services secretary, has raised new conflicts-of-interest concerns. He bought ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/18 21:28:39

Calculating the damages of a Sino-US trade war

Donald Trump’s presidency is set to bring significant changes to US trade policy. While China and the US are mutually dependent in many aspects of their economies and a trade ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/17 19:58:39

LeEco’s $2.2 billion rescue rewards bad habits and adds doubt to restraint pledge

LeEco’s rescue appears to be rewarding bad habits. Hong Kong-listed property developer Sunac China is ploughing funds worth more than half its market value into the sprawling and overstretched TVs-to-electric ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/17 19:53:40

End to the ‘Trump rally’ could shock markets

The “Trump rally” has been astonishing in so many respects. Shocks, by definition, always move financial markets. This case is no exception. A nearly 10 percent surge in US equity ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/16 20:38:39

China Resources seals neat $5.4 billion exit from ownership brawl over China Vanke

China Resources has secured an elegant exit from an ugly fight. The State-owned conglomerate is selling its entire 15.3 percent stake in China Vanke for $5.4 billion to Shenzhen Metro. ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/16 20:33:39

The grim prospect of Europe without China

As Chinese President Xi Jinping flies into Switzerland for the World Economic Forum in Davos, he is sure to be concerned about a wide range of pressing issues for the ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/15 19:43:39

Donald Trump business-conflicts issue lines up possible gridlock in US Senate

Donald Trump just struck a bad deal for the US economy. The president-elect has decided that the way for him to avoid conflicts of interest while in the Oval Office ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/15 19:38:39