A key lending indicator signals the US economy is slowing

A measure of US bank lending is showing signs of stalling, suggesting the American economy could face headwinds in 2020. […]

PING AN RAMPING UP OUTBOUND DEALS BY 500%, HAS $22.5B TO SPEND

BY MICHAEL COLE Ping An and China Life are each investing $167 million into Tishman Speyer’s Pier 4 project in […]

The Affordability Crisis: What Happens When Millennials Can’t Afford to Buy Homes?

By Andrew Woo   Apartment List recently conducted a survey of more than 30,000 renters across the United States, asking […]

Animation: 100 Years of the Most Populous Countries

“I think ageing demographics is a bigger issue in China than people think. And the problems it creates should be […]

Is Russia Plotting To Bring Down OPEC?

  By Dalan McEndree  President Putin’s recent moves in the Middle East—to shore up Bashar al-Assad’s regime in Syria through […]

CHINA’S PING AN “JUST GETTING STARTED” ON OVERSEAS PROPERTY BUYS

  BY MICHAEL COLE   Ping An kicked off China’s overseas spending spree by acquiring the Lloyd’s of London building for […]

IS CHINA BUYING AMERICA?

  The east-to-west flow of funds is unstoppable trend, says a panel of experts. Sharon Kahn  A decade ago it […]

A Look At The Global Wealth in 2014 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Ever wondered how the other half lives? Get unparalleled insight into the world’s Ever wondered how the other half lives? […]

New York Drops to World’s 9th Largest City

By Douglas A. McIntyre  New York’s population barely puts it into the top 10 worldwide, and cities such as Dehli and […]

Happiest and saddest countries 2013

The Prosperity Index Everywhere you look in this world there are signs of instability, destruction, hopelessness. Syria is in civil […]