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Hong Kong & the Continuing Protests

By admin / October 4, 2019

There is no question that the rioting in Hong Kong has been violent as protesters even set cars on fire. Business is very concerned for as this continues, it does threaten the shift of the financial hub to Singapore. We have clients on every side of this issue over here as we have three offices […]

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Indonesia Riots Over New Laws

By admin / October 2, 2019

The contagion of discontent exists. I have studied this interesting phenomenon from ancient times to the present. We have witnessed massive rioting in Hong Kong and that does spill over into other societies who then protest similar but local issues. In ancient times, Rome overthrew its Tarquin king and the Republic was born. Within a […]

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Hong Kong & Risks in Asia

By admin / September 27, 2019

Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. suffered a 12% drop in passengers due to the Hong Kong protests. Airfare prices are dropping in an attempt to win back visitors. Consequently, Cathay Pacific Airways is looking to sell a U.S. dollar bonds as there are rising fears that the Hong Kong peg may break with the protests. The […]

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Asia 2019 Crisis

By admin / August 19, 2019

COMMENT: when you showed FX and stock markets of Asia in Rome, the computer did forecast quite some panic cycles for this summer – here we go ! JO REPLY: I know. That’s why I am here.

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The Rising Tensions: Kashmir – Hong Kong – Korea

By admin / August 19, 2019

The War Cycle is by far on schedule. We have tensions rising almost everywhere. In Asia, we have the Kashmir Crisis as hundreds of people took the streets in Srinagar, the main Indian city, to protest New Delhi’s decision to lift the special status of the territory. In Hong Kong, there are fears that China […]

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Crisis Ahead

By admin / August 15, 2019

The world is in a complete midlife crisis or some may say an end of life crisis. I am overseas as the world is simply going nuts. At times, I feel more like a shrink having to reassure people that it will all be OK. Both Europe and Asia are having a very bad string […]

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Hong Kong Peg & Riots

By admin / July 3, 2019

Civil unrest is continuing to rise in Hong Kong after crowds of mask and helmet wearing demonstrators fled the area to escape hundreds of riot police firing tear gas. The entire issue has arisen from Lam’s government pushing legislation that would allow extraditions to China, a move that alarmed locals and multinational companies. The clashes […]

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The Hong Kong Peg under Attack

By admin / May 22, 2018

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; The Hong Peg is under fierce attack. You said at the Hong Kong WEC that the peg would break but not before 2018. Are we getting close? See you in Singapore PB ANSWER: Yes. They are spending almost $2.5 billion per week to defend the currency. No peg will stand. This is […]

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Real Estate in Decline

By admin / February 18, 2016

Real Estate is in crash mode. London and Hong Kong look the worst after both were off 15%+ in the first month of the turn from September 30, 2015. The Miami market has been flooded with money from South America whereas New York has been the target for Asia and Europe. The U.S. market is […]