China: They Built It, But Will They Come?

The New South China Mall in Guangdong Province was completed in 2005 and holds the title of largest shopping mall in the world. It features 5 million square feet of shopping space and, with capacity to accommodate up to 2,350 stores, it is more than twice the size of…

19 Mar 12:19 PM 4 Read More...

The Fiscal Cliff

Over the last 6 months, the term “fiscal cliff” has exploded in popularity; according to Google Trends, the phrase, coined by Goldman Sachs economist Alec Phillips and popularized by none other than the Fed’s Ben Bernanke, has increased in Google search volume at least tenfold since the end of…

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Capital Fight or Flight

 “If you’ve been successful, you didn’t get there on your own,” Obama stated on July 13th whilst completing a two day tour through Virginia and Pennsylvania. Obama is right; somewhere along the way, successful businesspeople have sought help, be it from a grade school teacher, their parents, or…

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The European Pendulum

Financial markets are fickle; they are fast acting, and can be ferocious in the pursuit of profit and the avoidance of loss.  A news article or a comment often send financial markets into a tailspin, or soothe them, albeit temporarily. In the markets, Europe functions as a hypersensitive pendulum. While…

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