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    Aug062014

    CHUBBLE? The Chinese Bubble Might Be About to Burst

    http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-08-06/chinas-prelude-storm-record-private-bonds-mature

    With Shanghai having limited retail exposure to high-yield bonds, and the Chinese corporate bond market has overtaken the United States as the world's biggest and is set to soak up a third of global company debt needs over the next five years, it is no wonder that, as Bloomberg reports, analysts fear "a prelude to a storm

    Sunday
    Jul142013

    Double Bubble Chubble Trouble: Thar she blows!

    So this is how it ends?  The undoing of Chimerica to borrow Niall Ferguson's portmanteau. Billy Shakepeare certainly  had a way with words.  Or at least whoever was posing as Shakespeare. Come on -- a guy grows in a one room school house,  leaves no artifacts whatsoever behind other than a signature with his named mispelled? He pens the definitive canon of  historical dramas  as though he were living in the court of King James.  Growing up where did you say?  You gotta hand it to those  Stratfordians, their Chamber of Commerce and travel bureau. Magnificently done genrtlemen (and ladies.)   You have hoodwinked us all other than a few of those nettelsome Oxfordians who hold that it was Edward De Vere who was the real Shakespeare.  
    When this issue comes periodically before the U.S. Supremes as a mock trial it is almost always a jump ball.  Split pretty much right down the middle. They even vote along 
    Monday
    Dec052011

    Chubble Trouble

    http://www.bloomberg.com/video/81455126/

    Chubble Trouble

    Most financial crises are born out of asset bubbles. Will China be the first bubble of a different nature-- a bubble derived from the failure of its institutions, norms, laws and transparency will be unable to keep pace with economic activity. Not to mention their accounting standards are non-existent.

     

     

     

    China Banks Built on Quick Sand  11-23-11

    Still bearish on China until they go through three complete financial crises.  

     http://www.bloomberg.com/video/81455126/