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AsiaBull

Peter Brandt, “classical chartist,” professional commodities trader, and one of Barry Ritholtz’ 30 most influential finance sources believes his charts (view here and here) are screaming that Asian equity markets are either in or will enter a “parabolic bull trend” for the ages. Mr. Brandt is a technical analyst not...

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USDYuan

The central bank of Malaysia’s deputy governor, Dr. Sukhdave Singh, believes it highly probable that the 21st century will belong to the Chinese yuan (also referred to commonly as the renminbi). According to Malaysia’s The Star, Dr. Singh believes that if liquidity was supported by more currencies, then the...

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GIC, Singapore’s dynamic sovereign wealth fund, warns in its annual report of a more “challenging” investment environment ahead. The next decade could be tough, according to the S.E. Asian SWF, as global central banks change policy, raise interest rates, and wind down QE (Quantitative Easing) programs. In other words,...

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Thai Best for Expat1

Although still under military rule after a coup d’état launched in May of this year by the Royal Thai Armed Forces, led by General Prayuth Chan-ocha, Thailand is still a place of value for those looking to set up a base in Asia. Bangkok, the capital city, dropped 22...

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Annette Heuser

Imagine for a moment there existed a handful of companies (an oligopoly) whose sole intent was to calculate, judge, and rate you. Your likes, your appearance, everything you’ve posted on your social media accounts, hell everything you’ve ever posted online (in addition to various “non-disclosed” means)… all would be...

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China Air

Who says air pollution doesn’t pay? Apparently, the American beverage behemoth Coca-Cola is treating its expat staff living and working in China to an “environmental hardship allowance” to help entice new and retain current members in country. Chronic air pollution is making many cities in China the least favorite...

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