What Is China Up to Behind the Scenes?

The Chinese are trying to spur action in their equity market as they look to catch up to the U.S. equity market.

Chinese Stocks Surge Suspiciously on Back of Patriotic Retail Buying

Chinese authorities spread the word that they see a bull market rally as a patriotic act, but how long can they back leveraged retail punters?

China's Kingold Jewelry Allegedly Used Fake Gold to Secure Huge Loans

Lenders to the Nasdaq-listed jewelry maker reportedly have discoverd that 83 tons of gold used to borrow billions appear to be copper alloy bars.

Hong Kong Free Speech Disappears With Imposed Treason Law

Beijing has forced a law on Hong Kong that slaps heavy penalties on "collusion" with foreign entities, which could mean just about anything.

Asia Faces $2.7 Trillion Bill From Covid-19

Several asian nations will experience significant economic damage from the coronavirus, according to forecasts by Standard & Poor's.

9 Bargain Stocks to Watch in Asia's Worst-Performing Market

Indonesian stocks have done poorly this year, but these nine stocks could rate attention if investors rediscover the market.

Indian Government, Consumers Vow to Cut Out Chinese Products

Indian state companies will cancel contracts with China after a deadly border clash, while a retired major tells consumers to throw out their Chinese goods.

Asian Stocks Falter and Are Likely to Correct Further

In Japan investors have priced in earnings a full six months too soon, while in China the coronavirus stages a bit of a comeback.

British Banks Pledge Loyalty to China on Treason Law; Shareholder Pushes Back

Beijing demands support from companies in Hong Kong for its treason law if they want to keep doing business there and some big names are complying.

Second-Wave Thinking, Owning Apple, Trading Thoughts

As the OECD builds second-wave pandemic modeling into its economic forecasts, small-cap action has been frothy and the market awaits Fed Chair Jerome Powell's press conference.