Monthly Archives: January 2016

Doublewood: China’s Big Diplomacy Continues

Xi Jingping’s first foreign visit this year starts today. He is heading to Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Iran for a round of previously unplanned “work visits”. It was obviously hastily scheduled, and urgently necessitated by recent developments. The blow-up of relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran in the new year has raised the tension and […]

Doublewood: What’s Up With China? – Part 2

Economic Reform and Financial Environment There is a saying: “When Wall Street catches the flu, the world goes on a spin”. Now we should add a saying: “When China sneezes, the Federal Reserve freezes”. Turbulence And The New Normal The current state of global financial turbulence is in part a result of China’s major undertaking […]

Doublewood: What’s Up With China? – Part 1

Many are asking similar questions about China’s economic and financial stability. First, I will talk about the current financial market situation. ———————————————— Stock Market — There is still considerable excess leverage that has to be whittled down, before you get to a market in which valuation matters. Further selling pressure will periodically rear its head, […]

State of The New World Order in 2016

Financial markets turmoil. Middle East tension. Terrorism and the global war on terror. ISIS. Al-Qaeda. Cyber-attacks. Debt bubbles. Inflation/Deflation. 2016 political cycles. Climate change. Technology and the rise of the machines/artificial intelligence. Globalism and geopolitics. Currency wars. Geo-Engineering. Police state. Global economic slowdown. Oil and commodity collapse. The New World Order. Where do we stand […]

Liberty Blitzkrieg

The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion. - Albert Camus

Hidden Forces

"It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong." - Voltaire


"It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong." - Voltaire

Touch Stone Connect

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