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Watchdog Warns of Coming China Banking Crisis

Debt-to-GDP stands at 255 percent. And the troubles don’t end there.

The China Bubble

It’s probably bursting, one way or another. And the world hasn’t figured out what to do about it.

China’s Economic Crisis Gets Political

China’s Premier Li is in trouble. The country’s economic crisis may be spilling over into its political system.

What’s Behind China’s Devaluation?

China’s renminbi devaluation is huge economic news, and according to a keen bit of analysis it also tells us something important about how bad the real Chinese economic figures, as opposed to the inflated official ones, are looking right now.

China’s Sly Devaluation

China has made a savvy but risky play by abruptly devaluing its currency at a moment when it needs to boost exports while claiming success at moving away from an export-driven growth model.

Rattled Investors Tank Chinese Markets

Despite aggressive intervention from Beijing, Chinese markets opened to a broad sell-off, with 1,500 stocks falling by the maximum daily amount of 10 percent.

A Quarter-Trillion Bucks Pours Out of China

We should expect Chinese money to be going global, but the sheer pace of it might be going beyond what we’d expect from a healthy market. Is this capital flight?

Big Trouble in Big China

Signs that the Great China Bubble may be bursting have more and more of the world’s smartest investors fretting.

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Trouble in Brussels

After threatening Putin with new sanctions over Syria, European leaders discover they lack the political will to deliver.

The United States is now going to have to figure out how to help Venezuela avoid completely melting down, with the Venezuelan strongman still at the helm.

Fear the Airpocalypse

Companies are defying orders to cut back on air pollution.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Philippine officials sought to clarify Duterte’s comments on separating from the U.S., but the situation is still murky.

Reefer Madness

Is it Gary Johnson’s world? Not necessarily.


Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin thinks Moscow can add 4 million barrels per day in the coming years.

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