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Central banks may have foolish policies, but central bankers are no dummies.
China is the world’s second-largest economy, a simple fact that underscores the importance of its financial health to investors worldwide.
And unfortunately, thanks to China’s subprime crisis, it’s not doing as well as we’re led to believe.
Nearly everything you’ve heard about China’s currency, the yuan, is dead wrong. It’s not undervalued and it’s not undercutting the U.S. dollar as the financial press and politicians like to point out. I’ll show you why.
You likely heard that China recently reported it had grown just 7.5 percent in the second quarter of 2013, the lowest level in over three years.
What you likely don’t know is, more than half of that growth came from wasteful infrastructure and property investments, such as this: http://www.ibtimes.com/worlds-largest-building-new-century-global-center-opens-chengdu-china-1330585.
China uses government investments as the main channel to pump money into its economy. The resulting monetary growth makes the Fed’s quantitative easing seem like child’s play.
This is a syndicated repost courtesy of Money Morning. To view original, click here. Reposted with permission. If you have any illusions, put them aside now. It’s the Yuan’s world – the West is just living in it, or borrowing from it as the case may be. Demand for the Yuan is growing at such…
This is a syndicated repost courtesy of Money Morning. To view original, click here. Reposted with permission. The world may not be engaged in a currency war yet, but it is engaged in a growth war. With domestic demand in most home countries anemic to moderate, the universal objective is growth by exports. Unfortunately, countries…
This is a syndicated repost courtesy of Money Morning. To view original, click here. Reposted with permission. Nobody was really shocked when Venezuela devalued the bolivar earlier this month from 4.3 to the dollar to 6.3. When it comes to the currency wars, massive devaluations are simply one of the keys to this “race to…