Japan’s comeback is just getting started
It was one of the biggest stock market and asset price bubbles in modern history… I’m talking about the Japan economic bubble that burst in 1992. From 1986> READ MORE
Here’s why China could soon have a REIT market
Before long there's going to be some big news in a quiet asset class… Regular readers know I’m a big fan of real estate investment trusts (REITs). I consider> READ MORE
Here’s where China’s headed over the next five years
Every five years, China holds a big Congress where all the bigwigs of the Communist party gather and debate policy directions for the coming years. (Though to call> READ MORE
Copy the rich, become rich: 5 ways to do it
Rich people are doing something right: If nothing else, they’re good at making (or, at least, having) money. That’s why when it comes to money, it’s worth> READ MORE
What happens when the next recession hits?
Economies expand and contract as part of a natural economic cycle… growth, boom, slowdown, recession, recovery… repeat. The magnitude of the ups and downs> READ MORE
The truth behind China's credit "crisis"
A lot of people have been sounding the alarm about China’s credit situation. Many think tanks, academics, government officials, and even the (now outgoing) head> READ MORE
Here’s how to tell if property prices are crazy – or not
In today’s world of rising real estate prices, it’s common to hear commentary about bubbles or that “prices are crazy”. That’s a great way to get a> READ MORE
Why tomorrow is the the most fabulous (consumer) day of the year
It’s almost time for the world’s largest online shopping day… No, I’m not talking about America’s Black Friday or Cyber Monday. I’m talking about> READ MORE