Escalation Of Trade War Could Force Beijing To Roll Out Fresh Economic Stimulus Measures, PineBridge Says

Escalation Of Trade War Could Force Beijing To Roll Out Fresh Economic Stimulus Measures, PineBridge Says

Deleveraging efforts could be at risk if Beijing is forced to act to avoid an economic slowdown

Sears Gets Lifeline For At least One More Christmas; Smart-Speaker Wars -- ICYMI

Sears Gets Lifeline For At least One More Christmas; Smart-Speaker Wars -- ICYMI

Here's what you need to know now for Thursday, Nov. 15.

China Is Underestimating Its US$3 Trillion Dollar Debt And This Could Trigger A Financial Crisis

China Is Underestimating Its US$3 Trillion Dollar Debt And This Could Trigger A Financial Crisis

Property developers and other mainland companies and investors that have borrowed dollar-denominated debt at low US interest rates are now facing repayment problems due to Federal Reserve rate increases and stronger greenback

US-China Breakthrough At G20 Meeting Is Unlikely Since Tensions Go Beyond Trade, Analyst Says

US-China Breakthrough At G20 Meeting Is Unlikely Since Tensions Go Beyond Trade, Analyst Says

'If the two sides agree to anything, it will be partial and short-lived because it's not just about tariffs,' said Anne Van Praagh of Moody's The firm, which tracks geopolitical risks globally, also cut its estimate of China's growth rate in 2019 to 6 per cent from 6.7 per cent this year

Chinese Community In Papua New Guinea Prepares For Xi Jinping's Visit

Chinese Community In Papua New Guinea Prepares For Xi Jinping's Visit

Business owner rents out her kitchen so Chinese chefs can prepare food for the visiting delegation Others say they are planning to give leader a warm welcome at Stanley Hotel

Robotic Bartenders And Smart Hotels: Alibaba's Vision Of Future Consumption

Robotic Bartenders And Smart Hotels: Alibaba's Vision Of Future Consumption

The robotic arm takes orders via smartphone, where customers scan a QR code, select drinks off a menu and pay via mobile payments service Alipay By using algorithms and big data, TMIC is able to help global brands create products that appeal to Chinese consumers

Dow Ends Higher, Nasdaq Rises as Tech Stocks Rebound

Dow Ends Higher, Nasdaq Rises as Tech Stocks Rebound

The Dow ends higher Thursday, led by 3M, Caterpillar and Apple.

Striking Options: Holiday Volatility, WTI Crude Oil, & Equities

Striking Options: Holiday Volatility, WTI Crude Oil, & Equities

How are policies like Iran sanctions and other factors contributing to recent oil volatility?

Will Uber's Recent Numbers Support Its IPO Valuation?

Will Uber's Recent Numbers Support Its IPO Valuation?

Uber's third-quarter numbers are out and aside from more revenue growth, it's more of the same. Case in point? Losing over $1 billion.

IMF Sounds 'Alarm' on Junk Loans as Warren Presses U.S. Regulators

IMF Sounds 'Alarm' on Junk Loans as Warren Presses U.S. Regulators

Issuance of junk-grade corporate loans is surging, even as underwriting standards deteriorate, pushing the market toward a danger point, according to the International Monetary Fund.

PG&E Tumbles as Camp Fire Death Toll Rises

PG&E Tumbles as Camp Fire Death Toll Rises

Shares of PG&E continue to fall on Thursday as the toll of California's blaze grows grimmer.

The Toxic Business Of 'recycling' China's Electric Car Batteries Leads To Illegal Dumping, Pollution And Poisoned Water

The Toxic Business Of 'recycling' China's Electric Car Batteries Leads To Illegal Dumping, Pollution And Poisoned Water

Researchers estimate it will cost nearly US$3 million to reverse the damage caused by just one of the illegal plants

KB Home Tumbles on Lowered Fourth-Quarter Guidance

KB Home Tumbles on Lowered Fourth-Quarter Guidance

Shares of Los Angeles-based homebuilding company KB Home tumble Thursday on lowered fourth-quarter guidance.

Jim Cramer's Warning About Bear Markets

Jim Cramer's Warning About Bear Markets

Jim Cramer breaks down what a bear market means.

Tobacco Shares Lower on FDA's Proposed Ban on Menthol Cigarettes

Tobacco Shares Lower on FDA's Proposed Ban on Menthol Cigarettes

Shares of major tobacco producers take a hit Thursday on news the FDA is planning a ban on flavored cigars and menthol in cigars and cigarettes, and to prevent minors from buying flavored e-cigarettes.

In China's Motown, Dongfeng Motor Epitomises How State Ownership Thrives, Evolves Under Capitalism

In China's Motown, Dongfeng Motor Epitomises How State Ownership Thrives, Evolves Under Capitalism

For five decades, Second Auto - now called Dongfeng Motor - has been the evolving face of China's state-owned enterprises Now it is facing pressure to change again, as private automobile makers provide a nimbler competition for this massive organisation

Changing Trade Policy On Hong Kong Will Hurt United States Just As Much, City's Leader Carrie Lam Says In Response To Critical Congressional Report

Changing Trade Policy On Hong Kong Will Hurt United States Just As Much, City's Leader Carrie Lam Says In Response To Critical Congressional Report

Report recommended reviewing arrangement to treat Hong Kong and mainland as separate customs areas in export of dual-use technology

Cisco Shares Rise on Earnings and Revenue Beat

Cisco Shares Rise on Earnings and Revenue Beat

The networking giant issues a solid quarterly earnings report.

Singapore Leader Lee Hsien Loong Warns Region May Have To Choose Between China And US

Singapore Leader Lee Hsien Loong Warns Region May Have To Choose Between China And US

Prime minister says 'circumstances may come when Asean may have to choose one or the other' as he wraps up summit in city state US Vice-President Mike Pence tells gathering 'we all agree that empire and aggression has no place in the Indo-Pacific'

Cisco, Walmart, Brexit, Warren Buffett and JPMorgan - 5 Things You Must Know

Cisco, Walmart, Brexit, Warren Buffett and JPMorgan - 5 Things You Must Know

U.S. stock futures rise on Thursday, while shares in Europe tumble after the U.K. lawmaker tasked with leading Britain's exit negotiations with the European Union resigned; Cisco jumps after profit and sales top Wall Street estimates; Walmart, Nvidia report earnings; Warren Buffett buys $4 billion stake in JPMorgan.

Global Stocks Reverse Gains as UK Government Plunges Into Brexit Turmoil

Global Stocks Reverse Gains as UK Government Plunges Into Brexit Turmoil

Global stocks traded higher Thursday, following a five consecutive session of losses on Wall Street led by declines for tech and financial shares, as investors reacted to reports of further progress in U.S. China trade talks and the first step towards clarity in Britain's long exit process from the European Union.

Short-seller Blue Orca Puts Pinduoduo In Its Sights, Betting On A 59 Per Cent Plunge In Stock Price

Short-seller Blue Orca Puts Pinduoduo In Its Sights, Betting On A 59 Per Cent Plunge In Stock Price

The shares of China's third-largest e-commerce platform could plunge 59 per cent as Pinduoduo's business model is "faddish", short-seller Blue Orca said

US$288 Million Shanghai Hotel Is The World's Deepest - Just Two Of Its 18 Floors Are Aboveground

US$288 Million Shanghai Hotel Is The World's Deepest - Just Two Of Its 18 Floors Are Aboveground

InterContinental Shimao Hotel rises 88 metres from an abandoned quarry on outskirts of city Its 336 guest rooms cost from 3,400 yuan (US$490) a night

China Pledges More Support For Private Firms Investing Abroad, 12 Months After Clipping Their Wings

China Pledges More Support For Private Firms Investing Abroad, 12 Months After Clipping Their Wings

Beijing keen for companies to become 'renowned global brands', Commerce Minister Zhong Shan says Outbound investment growth eases to 3.8 per cent in January-October period from 5.1 per cent in first nine months

Chinese Private Investment In Belt And Road Projects May Be Losing Steam

Chinese Private Investment In Belt And Road Projects May Be Losing Steam

Investment share of Chinese private firms fell 12 per cent in first half from a year ago, US think tank finds American Enterprise Institute says decline in forex reserves has further complicated efforts to finance roads, railways and ports under the initiative

Global Investors Buy Chinese Equities At Record Pace, Have Spent US$514 Million On Average Every Day In November

Global Investors Buy Chinese Equities At Record Pace, Have Spent US$514 Million On Average Every Day In November

Foreign buying in November set to surpass that of May, when foreign investors bought Chinese equites worth 2.7 billion yuan on average

Foreign Investment In China Stable In October, But US Investment Weak Due To Trade War

Foreign Investment In China Stable In October, But US Investment Weak Due To Trade War

Investment from US up 4.1 per cent in the first 10 months, well below investment increases of 36 per cent for South Korea, 24 per cent for Japan and 176 per cent for Britain

Bitcoin Cash "hard Fork": Everything You Need To Know About The Latest Cryptocurrency Civil War

Bitcoin Cash "hard Fork": Everything You Need To Know About The Latest Cryptocurrency Civil War

Bitcoin cash, the world's No. 4 cryptocurrency, set to split into two separate entities on November 16 Bitcoin prices plunged over 10% on the eve of the event as investors fear split in the community

Finally, a Real Fed Chairperson Presides Over the Economy

Finally, a Real Fed Chairperson Presides Over the Economy

Thank you, Powell, for avoiding the opioid market fix of constant monetary accommodation and quantitative easing.

AlipayHK Wins Bid To Provide QR Code Payment Solution For Hong Kong's MTR

AlipayHK Wins Bid To Provide QR Code Payment Solution For Hong Kong's MTR

The new mobile payment system will be rolled out to 91 MTR stations across the city by mid-2020