When you’re in debt, there are shortcuts you can take to reduce the amount of interest you’re paying or even the amount of money you owe. They can be tempting but be aware that each of these shortcuts comes with a risk.
If the sweeping economic reforms planned by Chinese leaders during the Third Plenum can be our guide, it looks to be a promising decade for global investors. Details released recently confirmed President Xi Jinping’s concerted efforts to move China toward a market-based economy that mirrors the West.
The plan’s comprehensive nature and the level of clarity evidently pleased investors, as many Chinese stocks experienced a pop. We’re pleased U.S. Global Investors’ China Region Fund (USCOX) also participated:
One of the biggest advantages of Microsoft Excel is the ability of experienced users to barely touch the mouse. They accomplish this by learning simple keyboard shortcuts. Once you know a few shortcuts that you need to use all the time, you can save large amounts of time that would otherwise be spent doing mindless work. By learning these simple keyboard shortcuts to manipulate data formats, you can be well on your way to getting to that point of Excel ability.
Research 2.0 submits:
We published an update on LinkedIn yesterday which is available here, putting an Intrinsic valuation of $35-40 on the shares for 2011. It's true that in 2012 our IV goes up to $50 - but that certainly doesn't justify the $100 share price.
Susan Weerts submits:New Pricing MechanismAt the end of 2009 speculation started that the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) of China was contemplating implementing a new mechanism to price refined products during the first quarter of 2010. The NDRC regulates the Chinese domestic refined product market by imposing a “price ceiling” on the wholesale price.