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Fitch says China credit bubble unprecedented in modern world history

China's shadow banking system is out of control and under mounting stress as borrowers struggle to roll over short-term debts, Fitch Ratings has warned.<p>The agency said the scale of credit was so extreme that the country would find it very hard to grow its way out of the excesses as in past …

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Retiring Wall Street Strategist Gives Amazing Investment Advice Just Before He Quits

This is a bummer. Minack's work was lucid and helpful.<p>But as a parting gift to clients, Minack wrote a two-page farewell note that contains the best investment advice you will likely ever receive.<p>What is this investment advice?<p><b>Don't try to pick stocks</b>• <b><br>Don't try to time the market</b>• <b><br>Just invest in a</b> …

How a Bitcoin Transaction Actually Works

At this point, you probably have a working understanding of what bitcoins are (at the very least your handle of bitcoins is like how you can kinda, …

The Collapsing Yen Is Near A Major Milestone That Hasn't Been Seen In 4 Years

As we've been saying for awhile now: Get out your 'USDJPY 100' hats.<p>The diving yen -- the result of a new push to ease monetary policy at the Bank of Japan -- has pushed the dollar vs the yen to around 99.50. Just last week it was below 93 and just last fall it was in the 70s.<p>It could happen as …

Gold settles at highest level in over a week

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Gold futures climbed Tuesday, as a weaker dollar and losses in four of the previous five sessions enticed bargain …

Billions of pounds of QE unlikely to cause inflation - IMF

Central banks can unleash billions of pounds more quantitative easing with little threat of stoking inflation, according to analysis by the International Monetary Fund.<p>Work by economists at the Washington-based institution found the historic link between unemployment and inflation has weakened …

Greece enters deflation for first time in 45 years

Greek consumer prices fell year-on-year in March, taking the battered economy into deflationary territory for the first time since 1968.<p>March prices slumped 0.2pc year-on-year, according to <b>figures from the Greek government's statistical agency Elstat</b>.<p>The fall was widely expected as a consequence of …

Walmart Has A New Strategy For Tapping Into The Millennial Market

The retailer recently announced its plan to open a new concept store at Arizona State University. The initiative is part of the chain's new "Walmart On Campus" initiative. A similar store is already open at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, and a third is planned at Georgia Tech.<p>Arizona …

KYLE BASS: On Friday, The Market Gave Us The First Glimpse Of The Japan Blowup

It's known as the "widowmaker" because Japan's outsized stock of government debt - the largest in the world as a percentage of GDP - leaves only one conclusion for many traders.<p>The market <i>has</i> to blow up eventually, right? Except it never does.<p>Bass has been vocal about his call since 2010. Now, …

A New Way Of Calculating The Brutal Arithmetic Of Fund Fees

John Bogle of Vanguard Group has been telling investors for years that fees are the enemy: The difference between a lump sum of $10,000 invested in a fund with 1.12% annual management fees versus a 0.06% index fund, after 10 years, is $2,568.<p>Active managers say ah, yes, but we deliver alpha — …