Cyberattack! Ransomware and The Future of Computing

The big news this week was the outbreak of a computer virus called "WannaCry". According to CyberSecurity company Symantec makers of Norton Security, WannaCry  is a "worm that spreads by exploiting a vulnerability in the Windows operating system. … [Read more...]

Why China’s Insatiable Appetite For Coal Has Likely Peaked

A recent report from Greenpeace found that China's coal consumption declined in the first half of this year and new Chinese government data suggests that the country's coal imports have dropped. Estimates indicate that by the end of the year, China's … [Read more...]

Tapering vs. Economy And Trends

Everyone is aware that the "recovery" is lame and is primarily an illusion due to the printing of funny money by the FED. What effect will it have if the FED shut off the spigot over night? Well just the thought of that idea recently sent shivers … [Read more...]

India’s Energy Ties with Iran Unsettle Washington

By. John C.K. Daly of India's relentless search for hydrocarbons to fuel its booming economy has managed the rather neat diplomatic trick of annoying Washington, delighting Tehran and intriguing Baghdad, all the while leaving the … [Read more...]

How Diplomacy Is Affecting Foreign Investments

The business world is closely tied to the world of politics, with trade liable to be put in peril or even shut down at a moment's notice if a nation's government puts a lid on it. Diplomatic efforts can either grease the wheels of individual … [Read more...]

Beijing’s Pollution Alarms Neighbors

By. John C.K. Daly of The good news for the Chinese leadership is that their fiscal policies have paid off, producing both the world's second largest economy and the globe's leading creditor nation in less than a generation. The … [Read more...]

China to Put 3 Million Americans Back to Work

Over the last several decades jobs have migrated to China as they have kept their currency undervalued and thus Chinese labor has been cheaper than it would have been (which was already significantly cheaper than labor in the U.S.) but now at … [Read more...]

China: Continued Boom or Bursting Bubble?

By James Quinn, Casey Research In a recent article, How China Ate America’s Lunch, Clif Carothers described what China has accomplished in the last thirty years: In thirty short years, China was able to accelerate her GDP from $216 billion to $6 … [Read more...]

Silvercorp Goes on the Offensive

By Jeff Clark, Casey Research I’m writing from China, where I’m attending Silvercorp Metals’ (SVM) mine tour with other analysts and reporters. We met with company principals the first morning, including CEO and Explorer’s League honoree Rui Feng … [Read more...]

China Stops Gobbling Resources

Over the last few years it seems that China couldn't get enough resources. All those U.S. Dollars were burning a hole in their pocket. Almost everywhere you turned China was buying up natural resources. An oil company here, natural resources there … [Read more...]