Category Archives: investments

Paul Gillis joins China Speakers Bureau

The China Speakers Bureau is happy to announce that Paul Gillis, professor of practice and co-director of the IMBA program at the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, will join its group of acknowledged speakers.

US investors can slowly enter Chinese stock markets – Shaun Rein

One of the financial markets off limits for foreigners were China’s stock markets. But that might slowly change, and Shanghai-based business analyst Shaun Rein explains in Marketplace what is happening on the ground.

Confidence back in China’s economy – Shaun Rein

Consumer confidence is back on track, and investors see China again as a safe haven, argues business analyst Shaun Rein on Bloomberg TV. Consumers are spending money again, after the government made small, but significant moves to shore up confidence.

China tourism creates investment opportunities – Wei Gu

More than 100 million Chinese will travel abroad next year, creating huge investments opportunities. WSJ’s Wei Gu discusses those chances with fund manager Jim Rogers, who picked shares from airline and hotel companies, to bet on this massive development.

What can Detroit learn from China? – Michael Justin Lee

Can Detroit learn from the way China pulled its economy out of misery, wonders lecturer Michael Justin Lee in ChinaUSFocus. “There actually was no great secret to the success of China’s SEZs. The government butts out to incent private capital in. That’s pretty much it.”

The future of online education in China – Wei Gu

Is e-learning a good way to deal with China’s shortage of qualified teachers? One of the questions in the debate on the future of online education, moderated by WSJ’s Wei Gu, with Yat Siu, chief executive of Outblaze, and her WSJ colleague Jake Lee.

Why China’s growth model makes sense – Heleen Mees

Location makes a difference for successful industries, but government can help, argues NYU economist Heleen Mees against New York Times columnist Paul Krugman. In Post-Syndicate, she explains why China’s growth model makes sense, and uses the trade explosion province of Yunnan as an illustration.

China’s rich invest more conservative – Wei Gu

Chinese investors were among the more daring, but have become more conservative over the past two years. WSJ wealth editor Wei Gu discusses the change with Jennifer Zeng, Partner at Bain & Co., as wealth management products take over from stocks and real estate.

Doubling Apple stores is just not enough – Shaun Rein

Battling a slowdown in Apple’s China sales by doubling the number of outlets might just not be enough, tells retail analyst Shaun Rein in Bloomberg. Apple is facing “serious political headwinds”.

The booming luxury car market – Rupert Hoogewerf

China’s millionaires have discovered luxury cars as a favorite hobby, and own on average three cars per family. Hurun Rich List founder Rupert Hoogewerf got the figures together in his latest Hurun Report, he tells AFP.