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The ABCs of Gratitude: An A to Z Guide to Giving Thanks

Along with friends and family, be thankful for everything from best friends to popcorn to wishes. Guide your child through our A to Z list and find other ordinary and extraordinary things to give thanks for this year!<p>Inspire your kids to be creative when sharing what they're grateful for this …

Malaise Is Ahead For Malaysia's Bubble Economy

(Correction: this report originally cited Robert Prior-Wandesforde of Credit Suisse for reporting that Malaysian housing prices were rising “30 to 40 percent annually in property prices, with some areas rising by 50 percent.” This quote has been removed as it refers to Indonesian property prices.)<p>I …

China's Richest Man Thinks London Property Is Cheap

China’s richest man thinks London property is cheap.<p>Wang Jianlin of Dalian Wanda group, who was minted as China’s richest man in the annual Forbes China Rich List this week, has been busy expanding his empire outside of China, to movie theaters in the U.S. and luxury yachts in U.K. In his core real …

Thailand's Bubble Economy Is Heading For A 1997-Style Crash

Thailand is part of the overall emerging markets bubble that I have been warning about in recent years, along with Indonesia, Malaysia and other Southeast Asian countries.<p>The emerging markets bubble started in 2009, when China launched a bold stimulus-driven economic growth strategy to counter the …

Singapore's Star 360 Holdings Creates a Global Footprint

Andy Chaw was in the car park of a Los Angeles beach hotel, heading to dinner in May of last year, when he got a game-changing phone call from Zurich. It was a former manager at Swiss shoe brand MBT. The footwear pioneer’s parent had filed for bankruptcy, he said, urging Chaw to save the company. …

Here's Why The Philippines' Economic Miracle Is Really A Bubble In Disguise

I am reluctant to write about the Philippines’ economic bubble after the devastation that the country has endured due to the recent typhoon. My heart goes out to all of the victims and their families. Please visit this page to learn how you can donate and help the victims of typhoon Haiyan. I have …

Bush-Backed Singapore Firm Snapping Up U.S. Real Estate At Throwaway Prices

Neil Bush, the brother of former U.S. President George W. Bush, is using Singapore as a springboard to bankroll his real estate ambitions. Early this week, he announced that Singapore-listed SingHaiyi Group of which he is a non-executive chairman, had outbid contenders at a trustee’s auction to bag …