from Breakingviews:

Review: China fails to live up to luxury hype

April 10, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist.  The opinions expressed are her own.

from The Great Debate:

Why the United States is always the loser in any free-trade deal

By Charles R. Morris
April 10, 2015

The YM Bamboo, a container ship operated by the China Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO) is docked at the Port of Oakland in Oakland, California

The YM Bamboo, a container ship operated by the China Ocean Shipping Company docked at the Port of Oakland in Oakland, California, January 14, 2011. REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach

from MacroScope:

Emerging market stocks look more resilient to a Fed rate hike

April 9, 2015

Members of the Legio X Fretensis (Malta) re-enactment group take part in a display of ancient Roman army life at Fort Rinella in Kalkara, outside Valletta

Expectations may have been pushed to later this year for when the U.S. Federal Reserve will hike interest rates, but a repeat of another steep sell-off in emerging market stocks appears unlikely as much has already been priced in - and because of the stronger dollar.

from Breakingviews:

Hong Kong stock boomlet tests China’s capital dam

April 9, 2015

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Chief Executive Charles Li speaks in front of the logo of HKEx in Hong Kong

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Chief Executive Charles Li speaks in front of the logo of HKEx in Hong Kong. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

from Breakingviews:

Why silencing short-sellers is futile

April 8, 2015

Hong Kong Exchange

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

Rob Cox: Race to bottom of global subprime begins

April 7, 2015

 

U.S. Senator Paul announces candidacy for president during an event in Louisville

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own. 

from The Great Debate:

Obama’s pivot to Asia faces a changing Chinese military

By William Johnson
April 7, 2015

Soldiers of Chinese People's Liberation Army see off a fleet before it sets out for Aden, Yemen from Zhoushan

Soldiers of Chinese People's Liberation Army see off a fleet before it sets out for Aden, Yemen, from Zhoushan, Zhejiang province, April 3, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

from Breakingviews:

Tencent’s discount to Facebook harder to justify

April 7, 2015

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The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own. 

from The Great Debate:

Options for the U.S. if Iran breaks a nuclear deal

By Bennett Ramberg
April 1, 2015

lbj & mac President Lyndon B. Johnson and Defense Secretary Robert McNamara in the White House in Washington, July, 27, 1965. LBJ Presidential Library/Yoichi Okamoto

The success of any nuclear framework agreement negotiated by Iran and the P5+1 (United States, Britain, Russia, Germany, France and China) this week ultimately will be determined not by the signing of a final accord in June but by Tehran’s fidelity to nonproliferation in the years and decades to come.

from Breakingviews:

Philips earns credibility with lighting selloff

March 31, 2015

By Dominic Elliott

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.