Whereas the stock markets in Japan, South Korea and Taiwan have performed extremely well in 2023, Chinese markets are suffering from geopolitics and a whole host of uncertainties.
New Covid infections appear to be surging in China due to the rise of the XBB sub-lineage of the Omicron variant.
If only this were a drinking game and 'productive' was the keyword.
There appears to be little worry that a deal won't be made, but traders can't do much until the headlines hit.
Debt, markets, inflation and growth are what to watch.
These shares allow you to make a call about the future prospects of the U.S. equity market while getting paid in the interim.
The focus this week will once again be on political posturing and political theater and its impact on the US and global economies as well as on financial markets.
There's a key thing to be on the lookout for with the stock.
President Biden has disappointed Pacific Island nations by shortening his Asia spin, with AI a new topic on the docket for the G7.
Conditions for a 'sell the news' reaction are building.