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  1. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW JAKE

    Jobs cry an excuse to continue income disparity

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 01:15am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... yourself, how many times have you seen a self-serve petrol station in Hong Kong? How many times have you seen a full-service one in the United States? Every day here presents evidence of people ... Government sees 188,000 jobs with no one to fill them by 2022, and a big educational mismatch. SCMP headline, May 20 I don't want to seem culturally elitist about these things ...

  2. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Rise in interest rates is something to welcome, not worry about

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 04:05am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... rise in interest rates, welcome it Homeowners do not have to worry about a sudden surge in interest rates, which would further hit an already ailing property market after the United States ... Business, June 30   I am sure Professor Chan is right. All this talk of tapering by the Fed is just that, talk. The United States is so addicted now to ultra-low interest rates that going into rehab ...

  3. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong's hi-tech love affair can only end in heartbreak

    Posted May 27th 2014, 12:37am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... to me one evening when I had arranged to host a dinner for a visiting fund manager from the United States, a refined and intelligent woman, with a representative of Conic Industrial. The man ...

  4. The penny is yet to drop on false economy of Asia's dollar delusions

    Posted Jan 13th 2005, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... the foreign reserves of the United States, less than 4 per cent of what East Asia has and yet the US economy is 50 per cent larger than the economies of all of East Asia combined. Yes, odd indeed ... door and all the way back home I got the usual homilies about a penny saved is a penny earned and a wise man is a prudent man and just think of how you may be investing in your own education ...

  5. Business - Banking & Finance - JAKE'S VIEW

    FSDC adviser Bill Strong has weak argument for stopping reit profit tax

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 05:45am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... It was invented in America and picked up elsewhere by copycat regimes that set great store by doing what everyone else does. There are few listed real estate companies in the United States. Residential ... of them as all of the United States. The argument fails on two counts. The first is that it baldly makes this assertion but fails to support it anywhere in the position paper written on the matter ...

  6. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    HKMA's Norman Chan easily spooked by what the US probably won't do

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 04:17am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... of the risks of an outflow of funds and a sharp rise in interest rates if, as expected, US monetary policy changes next year. SCMP, November 26 But it is not expected to change next year. The United States has addicted itself so completely to rock-bottom interest rates that any change back to normalcy would threaten vast swathes of the US economy. The talk now is that 2015 is the earliest ...

  7. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Question of balance for fund managers

    Posted Nov 14th 2013, 01:13am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp Question of balance for fund managers Industry executives say the focus should be on the application of capital. For example if a mutual fund is sold in Hong Kong and that mutual fund invests in European and US equities, that money disappears from Asia. And the capital supports companies in Europe and the United States. SCMP, November 13 I entirely agree ...

  8. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    China's export strength does not lie in the yuan

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 01:42am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp Export market share continues to flow to China despite yuan strength against Asian currencies China's export strength does not lie in the yuan Export woes may spur yuan  rethink SCMP headline, November 4   To the pictures. In one line the first chart shows you the import growth rate of the United States and Europe combined and in the other line the export ...

  9. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW JAKE VAN DER KAMP

    Beijing ABS on beaten path to nowhere

    Posted Sep 26th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... were killed for all time because ignorance and credulity brought it low in the United States. The underlying idea is a superb one. Why did it go wrong? Hundreds of books have now been written ...

  10. Asia no longer an economic basket case if US sneezes

    Posted Jul 08th 2008, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... for evidence that the recession everyone speaks of in the United States has finally started to have a big effect on Asia and particularly on the mainland. I don't see it yet. The retreat ... Even in the United States itself, I see conflicting signals about how hard this US recession could hit Asia. The US consumer expectations index is at a record low for all data on record ...




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