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The Boom in China Is Over BUT the “Bust Talk” Is Far Overdone. Here’s Why

China has decided to try and walk back from the edge of a Minsky moment and engineer a soft landing. They have made a decision to pop the bubble deliberately, allow defaults to instill market discipline and remove the moral hazard currently in place. They are moving into the modern world as fast as possible based on the enormous tasks they have embraced so we probably can expect no more booms but probably not a bust either. Let me explain.

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China Can’t Compete Economically With the U.S. – Here’s Why

Since the launch of economic reforms in 1978, China has become the world's second-largest economy, the largest merchandise trader, the largest manufacturer and the largest creditor of the U.S...BUT the nation is still a laggard in so many respects that it still can't compete with the United States. Let's take a look at why that is the case.

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