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  • Navigating China's Potential Debt Bomb

    By Daniel Cawrey - May 28, 2013 | Tickers: BIDU, LFC, CHL

    China has a serious problem on its hands. Its issues are starting to be heavily exposed in the media, and could have effects for investment prospects in the country. The problem lies in its real estate sector -- it is a systematic problem that threatens China's economic growth. 

    China has built too much infrastructure

    Much like what can be compared to the United States' housing boom and bust, China has more »

  • This Insurer is a Long Term Buy

    By Anh HOANG - March 12, 2013 | Tickers: AFL, LFC, MET

    Aflac (NYSE: AFL) was featured in Today’s 3 Worst Stocks of The Motley Fool when it dropped by nearly 2.8% in one trading day. However, since the bottom of 2009, Aflac has gained more than 270%, from $13.50 per share in Mar 09 to $50.15 per share currently. Interestingly, the company has been known as a consistent and increasing dividend payer for the past ten years more »

  • Panic Over U.S.-China Accounting Rift May Be Overblown

    By DJ Krieger - December 27, 2012 | Tickers: BIDU, LFC, PTR, SINA

    Baidu (NASDAQ: BIDU) has been jumping around lately as if it were an unknown small cap with inexplicable financials targeted by a short-selling web site. It fell from a 52-week high of $154 last spring to a low of $86 in early December, then bounced back above $100, at least briefly, this week.

    But stay tuned: Each day is a grand new adventure for one of the most widely-held Chinese more »

  • A Billion Waiting to Be Served

    By Nick Slepko - December 24, 2012 | Tickers: BIDU, LFC, HSC, IDCBY.PK, PNGAY.PK

    Prior to joining Global X Funds, Alex Ashby lived and traveled extensively throughout Asia.  He currently manages a group of six ETFs covering the consumer, energy, financial, industrial, material, and technology sectors of the Chinese economy.  The Global X China Financials ETF (NYSEMKT CHIX) provides investors with exposure to financial companies in China and is designed to be a transparent, cost-efficient way to get access to the growing demand for more »