China

Mexico might be the place to be, but if you’re looking for some volatility or to relive the excitement of 2007-08, you’ll want to look to our largest creditor. Read more »

  • 16 Apr 2014 at 2:50 PM

The Bitcoin Bugle: Sinobits!

The Chinese may not like bitcoin. And they may not want their banks doing any kind of business with anything bitcoin-related. But they aren’t going to be so vulgar as to ban it. In fact, they’ll even let their citizens waste their hard-earned yuan on it. Read more »

If the Mt. Gox founder would like to avail his company of all of the wonderful protections offered by Chapter 15 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, he’s going to have to spend a bitcoin or two on a ticket to Dallas. Read more »

  • 05 Dec 2013 at 3:33 PM

China Identifies Real Threat To Global Stability

Pay no attention to unilaterally-instituted no-fly-without-permission zones or alleged violations of human rights. In fact, just ignore Joe Biden entirely, please. Read more »

  • 03 Dec 2013 at 1:26 PM

How To Be More Like Goldman Sachs, Part Four

Kicking off this week, ignore history and gamble that Chinese companies will grow—but that their favorite metallic addiction will get cheaper, anyway. Read more »

Earlier this week, SAC Capital agreed to plead guilty to insider trading and pay a $1.8 billion fine. Some people– namely, the Department of Justice, Steve Cohen and those who work for him– are, if not wildly pleased with the terms, at least prepared to go along with them, assuming it is approved this afternoon . Others, namely shareholders of Wyeth and Elan, feel differently. They want U.S. District Judge Laura Swain Taylor to reject the agreement outright and as for what kind of punishment should be dealt out instead? “Eddy N” has some ideas. Read more »

Just kidding. It’s the usual suspects. Read more »