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Jim Chanos: China’s “Leveraged Prosperity” Model is Doomed. And That’s Not the Worst

Famed short-seller Jim Chanos is more concerned with political fallout from China's Evergrande than economic/financial woes.

Can China’s Outsized Real Estate Sector Amplify a Delta-Induced Slowdown?

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 21/09/2021 - 7:26pm in

Whether by accident or design, the implosion of China's Evergrande will take some air out of its inflated real estate sector. What then?

Behold the Watered Stock’s New Variant!

Back to the future! Welcome to the successor to a 19th century favorite, watered stock.

The Most Monstrously Overstimulated Economy & Markets Ever

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 27/08/2021 - 1:10am in

The Fed will trim back its stimulus, but it’s already pumped up markets and the unwind will be too little and too slow.

The Oil & Gas Inflation Trap That No One Wants To Talk About

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 13/08/2021 - 4:45pm in

So much for concerns about climate change. The Biden Administration is doing what it can to lower oil and gas prices.

Why Elon Musk Isn’t Superman

Why Elon Musk, despite having built significant operating companies, is still mainly in the bezzle business.

This Reddit Lament Sums Up Wonderfully What Lots of Home Buyers Will Grapple with as Housing Market “Normalizes” and Work from Home Fizzles

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 11/08/2021 - 7:19pm in

As Covid-exodus home purchases peters out, over-eager buyers are waking up with hangovers.

China’s Industrial Slowdown Could Kill The Commodity Rally

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 05/08/2021 - 4:59pm in

Many commentators have fixated on levitating US securities markets, ignoring softening growth in Asia that is now hitting commodity prices

Hubert Horan: Can Uber Ever Deliver? Part Twenty-Five: Didi’s IPO Illustrates Why Uber’s Business Model Was Always Hopeless

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 02/08/2021 - 8:08pm in

Didi has a more commanding position than Uber in a fundamentally more attractive market, yet has been hemmorrhaging money.