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Goldman Sachs' Manhattan headquarters. (The real one.)

Haven't read "Harry Potter and Porcelain Doll" yet?

Aug 28, 2015
Neither have we. Add it to a growing list of Chinese counterfeits.
Posted In: China, knockoffs, Goldman Sachs, Oreos, consumer goods
Triathletes took part in the 3800 m swimming leg of the Ironman Copenhagen 2015 in Copenhagen on Monday.

China's Wanda buys Ironman race series

Aug 27, 2015
Conglomerate says it paid $650 million for the company that owns the triathlon.
Posted In: China, Ironman triathlon, consumer
Wang Tao, a fruit vendor in Shanghai.

No worries on China's streets

Aug 26, 2015
The country's economy is one of the fastest-growing in the world.
Posted In: China, stock markets, street vendors
A Tiffany & Co. windows design inspired by "The Great Gatsby" at the company's flagship store on Fifth Avenue in New York City. The battle for Chinese luxury buyers is fought on areas such as Fifth Avenue.

China's luxury buyers are an endangered species

Aug 26, 2015
Market turmoil could hit makers of high-end products particularly hard.
Posted In: China, luxury, financial markets

London's luxury housing mirrors NYC's upscale push

Aug 26, 2015
Low income housing is being demolished for high-end developments.
Posted In: affordable housing, London, gentrification
A man stands in front of an electronic board displaying financial information in Hong Kong on Tuesday. Hong Kong shares closed 0.72 percent higher on August 25, clawing back early losses after a slump in Chinese shares left global equity markets trembling

China's struggle for a free (stock) market

Aug 25, 2015
The government's hand is quite visible at the Shanghai exchange.
Posted In: Shanghai, stock market, China, Chinese economy

China cuts interest rates yet again

Aug 25, 2015
China's Central Bank has stepped in after another index drop.
Posted In: China, stock market, interest rates
A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Monday in New York City. As the global economy continues to react from events in China, markets dropped significantly around the world on Monday.

The stock market freaks out ... but you don't have to

Aug 24, 2015
Listeners are handling the chaos a whole lot better than the media, ahem.
Posted In: stock market, China, shares
Traders signal offers in the Standard & Poor's 500 stock index options pit at the Chicago Board Options Exchange on Monday in Chicago, Illinois. Uncertainty among traders after big losses in the Asian markets caused a sharp drop in the S&P at the open.

Stop worrying about China

Aug 24, 2015
The U.S. is not dependent on the Chinese economy.
Posted In: China, Economy, stock markets, U.S.

Shanghai Composite posts biggest one-day drop in years

Aug 24, 2015
China 'should have been prepared for it.'
Posted In: China's Economy, stock market, Shanghai