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Pitchforks Come Out As Chinese Bust Kleptocrats

Unlike in the West, being a kleptocratic crook in China is now becoming a higher risk proposition. One gets the sense that as the credit monster collapses in China, and as auntie’s wealth management product is shown to be a loss, out will come the pitch forks. Seizures, arrests and even executions will become the […]

Earth-Moving Geopolitical Moves To Watch For In April

What follows is a point-by-point review of key events to anticipate during the month of April: An energy crisis in Ukraine: Russia has time on its side in Ukraine crisis. During a press conference Tuesday, Ukrainian Minister of Energy Yuriy Prodan said “oil reserves will last for 28 to 29 days” in Ukraine. Fuel prices […]