The NBA could be on the verge of losing one of its largest fan bases -- China. The country's favorite basketball player, Yao Ming is set to retire and that would have huge implications for the $2.3 billion market.
The Obama administration has been pushing for major high speed rail investment. So far, the U.S. has invested $7 billion in the technology. In China, the country has spent $309 billion on building a futuristic bullet train system.