TDI Podcast: Jim Rogers’s Best Ideas (#424)

August 9, 2015

Guest: Jim Rogers discusses some of his best ideas. Russia, gold, Iran and even the agriculture sector is on the table. We also get into why he thinks that the U.S. dollar is doomed and how other currencies may eventually take its place as the go-to currency for world trade.

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TDI Podcast: China’s Want Generation with Eric Fish (#423)

August 2, 2015

Guest: Eric Fish, author of China’s Millennials, The Want Generation helps us understanding the changing demographics in China. We also look into how socioeconomic changes are under way as well as some of the benefits and problems it is creating.

In this episode we also take a look into what is happening with wages in The U.S. and the latest GDP revisions.

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China Economic Series – (Charts)

July 15, 2013

China reported GDP over the weekend and it was a disappointment in that there is a considerable slowing continues. Even though most countries would be happy with a 7.5% level, that is far below what has been expected for China.

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Big Trouble in Little China

June 25, 2013

The reality that China is slowing much more than had been anticipated in reverberating throughout the world. With the latest “recalibration” of the import/export numbers there is now a sense that none of the numbers can be trusted. Even worse, if those that are manipulating the reports are still at it, the latest set of information could actually be much worse than is reported.

A look at the data that we watch on China.

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Economic DataWatch: China (Quandary for the Government)

June 4, 2013

China released their manufacturing and service industry reports on Sunday night. Manufacturing came in very soft and the service sector seems to be holding up. Once again this adds more questions regarding the export numbers that they reported last month.

Take a look at the Economic DataWatch:China that we included below and notice that there is a trend lower for the economy while housing prices are skyrocketing. This leaves a quandary for the government as they would like to slow the rise in home prices and still help the economy grow.

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