Why China Will Not Surpass the United States as the Next Global Superpower

Many global market observers look to China as the next great bastion of structural economic growth.  With one-fifth of the world’s population and an emerging consumer class, many believe that China’s rise to economic dominance is inevitable.  While China is currently, and may remain for some time, an engine of global economic growth, there are some fundamental weaknesses underneath the[…]

Is this the start of a Lost Decade, or a prelude to post WWI Germany?

The hottest topic on financial news networks these days is the question “To which brand of economic collapse do you subscribe?” This is where academic economists and market pundits come on TV to point to similarities to the United States’ current environment to that of various other economic horror stories through-out history. And while this[…]