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Dr Andy Xie: China should consider jump-start the economy with solar power push

Dr Andy Xie

In a recent article for South China Morning Post, Dr Andy Xie tackled how solar energy could be helpful for China’s economy. Here are some highlights: This is likely to be another tough year for China’s economy. The path forward is to focus on productive and competitive economic activities. If stimulus is pursued, it should go into […]

Dr Andy Xie SCMP Article: A booming US economy and a Chinese crash? Think again

Dr Andy Xie

In his recent SCMP article, Dr Andy Xie opined that China is using its downturn to deflate bubbles and raise productivity while the US is doing the opposite – feeding the Bernanke bubble and hoping for an AI cure for falling productivity. Therefore, China’s economy is more sustainable than commonly believed. China’s economy has been […]

Dr Andy Xie: The US dollar super bubble may finally be popped – by the Israel-Gaza war

Dr Andy Xie, economist, shared his insights that the US dollar super bubble may finally be popped, by the Israel-Gaza war, in his recent article in SCMP. Here is an excerpt: The massive distortions in the global monetary system, which drives financial bubbles, come from the yuan-dollar peg. When China adopted the export-led development model […]

Dr. Andy Xie: When it comes to prices, what happens in China stays in China

Dr Andy Xie

In a recent SCMP article Dr Andy Xie opined that inflation will last for as long as confidence in the US dollar holds and that disinflation in China won’t help to moderate price rises in the rest of the world, as long as the drivers of inflation hold strong. Here are some highlights: The rising paper […]

Brett King: AI bank accounts to tell consumers how to invest

Brett King

A bank account that gives advice on managing money may be closer than you think. Banking futurist, Brett King, shared his insights on the future of finance in recent keynote presentation. Photo credit: Brett King’s FB page Brett King is a bestselling author and the founder of a breakout new retail banking concept, Moven. Voted as American Banker’s […]

Dr Andy Xie: Without reforms, China can still afford the time to muddle through its economic problems

Dr Andy Xie

In a recent SCMP article, Dr Andy Xie opined that without reforms, China can still afford the time to muddle through its economic problems. Here is a quick summary and some highlights: China won’t reach for harsh reforms, choosing instead to gently deflate its property bubble and absorb overcapacities as it waits for demand to return […]

Dr Andy Xie: China’s lead in electric vehicles is unassailable – the Global North simply can’t compete

Dr Andy Xie

In a recent article for the South China Morning Post, Dr Andy Xie opined that China’s lead in electric vehicles is unassailable – the Global North simply can’t compete. Key messages: China has the supply chains, better tech and cheaper costs that keep on falling Trade barriers would only force the world into two prices for […]

Dr Andy Xie shared in latest SCMP article: Fallout of US-China chip war could be global overcapacity across industries

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie, in his latest SCMP article, warns that the ongoing chip war between the US and China could have a global fallout, resulting in overcapacity and price wars across industries. China’s push for semiconductor self-sufficiency could lead to an oversupply of chips and lower prices. He further suggests that if China faces obstacles […]

Dr Andy Xie: How the Federal Reserve helped create and burst the FTX crypto bubble

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie, renowned economist, shared in his recent SCMP article that the Federal Reserve helped create and burst the FTX crypto bubble. The Federal Reserve’s liquidity tsunami, especially its response to the Covid-19 crisis, supercharged financial bubbles and Ponzi scams. The collapse of the cryptocurrency exchange FTX is just one of many inevitable failures, […]

Dr Dennis Khoo: All Digital Future on Digital Transformation and It’s importance

Dr Dennis Khoo

In a recent interview with Biztech Asia, Dr Dennis Khoo talked about All Digital Future and it’s importance on digital transformation. We are living in a time of exciting technological innovations – digital technologies are driving transformative change and economic paradigms are shifting. These new technologies are reshaping product and factor markets and are profoundly altering […]

Brett King: It is not crypto that will end the banking industry

Brett King

Brett King, banking futurist, shared in his recent keynote that it is not crypto that will end the banking industry. It is the fintech companies, the neo banks, the technologies companies that are rethinking banking that are going to challenge the industry. What does the future hold for crypto and DeFi? How do we prepare […]

Dr Andy Xie: Ukraine crisis could spell a drawn-out war that will hit financial speculators hard

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie, renowned economist, opined that Ukraine crisis could spell a drawn-out war that will hit financial speculators hard. With no swift resolution to the Ukraine war in sight and a risk of the conflict spreading, markets must wake up to the reality of massive energy and food supply shocks. The likelihood that financial […]

Chris Skinner Shared his Insights on the Financial Sanctions Against Russia, and How Effective They Are

Chris Skinner

Financial sanctions including throwing some Russians banks off SWIFT, and Visa and MasterCards, may not be as effective as the media in the West would like to claim, opined by financial futurist,Chris Skinner, in his recent blog post. There are alternatives, including cryptocurrencies and China’s UnionPay system. Over the last seven years, Russian banks have […]

Brett King Shared Insights on China’s Digital Yuan Outlook

Brett King

In his recent interview on Bloomberg, Brett King, Founder & Executive Chairman of Moven, discussed his outlook for China’s virtual currency – which is being rolled out to athletes and spectators ahead of the Beijing Winter Olympics. Watch Brett King as interviewed by Haslinda Amin and Rishaad Salamat on the sidelines of the Asian Financial […]

Brett King to Keynote at Asian Financial Forum 2022

Brett King

Brett King, Founder and Executive Chairman of Moven, and leading futurist, will be speaking at the Asian Financial Forum 2022. Learn more about it here. Photo credit: Brett King’s FB page Brett King is a bestselling author and the founder of a breakout new retail banking concept, Moven. Voted as American Banker’s Innovator of the Year in 2012, […]

Brett King Inducted into the Fintech Hall of Fame

Brett King

Brett King, futurist and co-founder of MOVEN, was inducted into the Fintech Hall of Fame in 2020 for his contributions to the fintech and digital banking industries, which include his radio show and six books on the future of banking. In 10 years, we’ll be living with smart bank accounts that help us manage our […]