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Josephine Valeske

The rise of China

China’s dominance in global manufacturing and more recent shift to high-technology goods production. Why the US-China trade war has everything to do with China’s rapid technological advancement. The battle to sell in China’s fast growing retail market has begun It is becoming increasingly evident that China is replacing the rapidly weakening US economy as the engine of the global economy.… Read More »The rise of China

Getting paid to borrow: The phenomenon of negative-yielding debt

The phenomenon of negative interest rates explained. The current situation outlined. Some of the likely consequences for global financial markets and economies in general. Imagine a world in which the basic laws of physics are turned topsy-turvy and gravity is no longer working. You wake up to see your furniture hovering in front of your eyes. This is a rough… Read More »Getting paid to borrow: The phenomenon of negative-yielding debt