Charlie Munger: The Strongest Companies In The World Are In China, Not America

Famed investor Charlie Munger, vice chairman at Berkshire Hathaway and longtime business partner of Warren Buffett, shared his investing wisdom at an annual address on Wednesday, speaking on a variety of topics, including China and why he’d never buy Tesla stock. While the U.S. has the largest economy, “the strongest companies in the world are not in America,” Munger, 96, said at the annual … http://bit.ly/2wf889M

Stunning Japanese Admission About China May Foreshadow Digital Currency Breakthrough

There are at least 18 central banks developing a form of sovereign digital currency, according to a recent survey from crypto news outlet The Block. Some such as China see the efforts as a way to reduce fraud, increase financial transparency, and support flagging economic growth. … http://bit.ly/318gifA

How Europe Can Learn From China On Blockchain

Despite a hardline on blockchain from the government, software companies in China continue to leap ahead. China is changing. That becomes clearer to see when we look at the field of financial technology and the talent that has emerged over the last few decades. But attitudes in China when it comes to blockchain still sway from a useful resource to a tool for gambling. So … http://bit.ly/2JRbP8q

Engaging With China: Eyes Wide Open

Later this month, I will be traveling to Hong Kong to present at Startup Launchpad, part of the Mobile Electronics Show. To make sure I’m giving the young entrepreneurs in attendance the most cutting-edge advice, I contacted David Willard, the founder and CEO of 52 Capital Partners, a strategic M&A advisory firm headquartered in Silicon Valley. Given Willard’s extensive M … http://bit.ly/2O60ZRk

Time To Buy China

China is a country many Americans love to hate, whether the subject is geopolitical rivalry, trade or jobs. For some investors, the enmity carries over into an aversion to Chinese stocks as well. That’s a mistake that will only magnify in coming years. The world’s second largest economy is consistently expanding at a rate more than 50 percent faster than U.S. second quarter … http://bit.ly/2D6lnwf