Eric Johnson

Eric Johnson is a journalist with 30+ years of experience. He's a graduate of the University of Missouri and Western Illinois University. He was a United Press International bureau chief in Detroit, a Deutsche Presse-Agentur foreign correspondent in Prague, and an editor at the Chinese business magazines Caijing and Caixin in Beijing. Chinese business-financial news has been his mainstay since 2006. He is on Twitter at @ej_street.

Recent Articles By The Author

How to Play China Stocks Like the Institutionals Play in Shanghai

How to Play China Stocks Like the Institutionals Play in Shanghai

Major institutional investors have stepped up buying mainland Chinese stocks in recent months. But retail investors who want to play have to use the backdoor. Psst, we have the key.

Playing Shanghai's Stock Market? China's Largest Dairy Shows the Risks

Playing Shanghai's Stock Market? China's Largest Dairy Shows the Risks

Stocks listed on mainland exchanges such as Yili's can behave in mysterious ways.

Chinese Suppliers May Grab Apple Biz From Bankrupt GT Advanced

Chinese Suppliers May Grab Apple Biz From Bankrupt GT Advanced

The U.S. maker of sapphire glass may be on the ropes, but Chinese rivals are investing $335 million in plants to make the glass for Apple products.

UPS and FedEx Just Got a Major Boost in the Chinese Market

UPS and FedEx Just Got a Major Boost in the Chinese Market

By relaxing restrictions on foreign delivery services, the Chinese government wants to make package delivery more efficient through an open market.

Automakers Great Wall, BYD Put Investors in China’s Fast Lane

Automakers Great Wall, BYD Put Investors in China’s Fast Lane

Some major Chinese automakers are accessible to stock traders through Hong Kong listings, giving investors access to the world’s biggest auto market.