Chanos shares his thoughts on the world emerging from the election of Donald Trump and the tumultuous political events of 2016.
For the past several years, well-known hedge fund manager Jim Chanos of Kynikos Associates has been an outspoken China bear. He explains how he became concerned that the world's second largest economy is headed for trouble.
Whatever else is going on in the business world -- sluggish economy, Washington budget battles, Cyprus bank runs -- the stock market doesn't seem to care. Why is this?
I tried to identify the specifics of our disagreement, what assumptions both of us were making. And then tried to focus the discussion on these more precise points of disagreement. In the end we each learned from the other.
"People don't want to think that the Chinese growth model might not have as much to it as they thought," Chanos says in Bloomberg's
The asset-purchase plan, in which the central bank will acquire up to $600 billion of new U.S. government debt, will not
The people in the know know that nothing has been fixed, know that all the stimuli have barely been stimulated, and that the new jobs bill will never generate the number of jobs that are needed.
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The bubble in China's real estate is unprecedented and companies exporting for the country's construction sector should be
SHANGHAI -- James S. Chanos built one of the largest fortunes on Wall Street by foreseeing the collapse of Enron and other