Tag: China

World Out Of Whack
Chris MacIntosh

World Out Of Whack: China Launches Official Investigation Into US Intellectual Property Practices

If you’ve a business built on IP, then may I suggest that looking NOW, ahead of trouble, for the best domicile could well provide you with the best ROI you’ll ever get. In this week’s World out of Whack we examine the lunacy of trade wars on IP, and what the underlying reasons may be for the latest spat between the U.S. and China.

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Focus On What Matters
Podcast
Chris MacIntosh

Determining What Matters

This weekend just gone, my wife and I drove our kids to a park on the other side of town for a kite flying contest. Let me just say that kite flying inspires me for all of 10 minutes. Maybe… just. I guess it’s sort of pretty but it’s completely pointless and,

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Emerging Markets
Chris MacIntosh

2016: The Year When China Put Trump On The Throne

Note: The following is a parody. Characters are fictional (some, at least) and any similarities that may exist with people real or imagined are purely coincidental. Really! December 10, 2015, around 2 AM Zhou Xiaochuan, governor of the PBOC, turns to his wife, unable to sleep: “We just spent $150 billion this

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Global Trends
Chris MacIntosh

Is Trouble Brewing in the Electricity Market?

After the series of articles discussing the shale oil industry I received a lot of feedback discussing both shale oil and energy in general, including the following from a reader discussing electricity in Europe: Chris, Here’s the puzzle I am trying to figure out: Will there be mean reversion with regards

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