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The Root Causes of the U.S.-China Trade War

The world knows that China's GDP growth rate has recently fallen (although some are more worried about it than others). But what the world may not know is that while the U.S. capital markets have steadily grown for the past decade (see chart below), the Chine…
bubmag
August 6, 2019
Alibaba

Chinese rock, just another commodity

In Pictures Ltd · Corbis · Getty Cui Jian, godfather of Chinese rock, drew 30,000 fans to the Workers Stadium in Beijing on 30 September last year for a concert that was also a lesson in contemporary history. When he launched into his signature tune Yì Wú Su…
bubmag
August 6, 2019
Alibaba

How to Invest in China Stocks

In the history of the world, no economy has made as big of a leap in such a short time as China's has in the last generation. A nation of over 1 billion people that not so long ago relied on the bicycle as its primary form of transportation is…
bubmag
August 3, 2019
Alibaba

China’s herd of unicorns

James Zhu knew the time had come to join Fanli as full-time chief operating officer in 2010, when the Shanghai-based startup first began to raise money. At the time, Fanli was an online shopping rebates service cofounded by an acquaintance, Gary Ge Yongchang,…
bubmag
August 1, 2019