Archive for the ‘China’ Category

Chanos Goes for Chinese Large Caps

November 17, 2014

Chidem Kurdas

Renowned short seller James Chanos has been famously bearish on China for several years. (more…)

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Is Asia a Haven for Investors?

August 13, 2014

Chidem Kurdas
It used to be said that (more…)

Paulson Boosts Bet on Metals

July 30, 2014

Chidem Kurdas

Gold’s glitter may have dimmed but (more…)

China Investing: Local or Foreign Manager?

June 11, 2014

Chidem Kurdas

Although China, the world’s growth (more…)

China Commodity Trades Turn Tricky

September 18, 2013

Chidem Kurdas

If economic growth in China, the largest user of major commodities, (more…)

Cerberus, Tower and China

August 26, 2013

It was six years ago that Cerberus Capital bought (more…)

China Short Squeeze; Chanos Hedge

December 11, 2012

Chidem Kurdas

Bullish versus bearish views on China (more…)

China in Yale University Endowment

July 9, 2012

Chidem Kurdas

China’s Shanghai Composite index is at a six-month low after premier Wen Jiabao said there is “huge pressure” on the Chinese economy.  This is (more…)

Chanos Holds China Despite “Quicksand”

June 5, 2012

Chidem Kurdas

Jim Chanos is one of the very few managers who has succeeded over the long term with a predominantly short strategy. What’s his secret? (more…)

Oil Cool, Precious Metals Hot

March 22, 2012

Chidem Kurdas

Barclays forecasts high but stable-to-slightly-lower oil prices in the next quarter, assuming the Iran nuclear stand-off does not get worse. The reversal of the rising price trend could mean losses (more…)