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The Bizarre Nature of The Chinese Real Estate Construction Boom

April 11, 2011

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China, as we all know, is a booming economy, having experienced GDP growth of above 6% per annum for each of the last 20 years.  The conventional wisdom is that this growth has been driven by the low-value manufacturing exports (mainly of consumer goods) that have been sold to the West.  However, the data tells […]

The Case for SINA Corporation

March 7, 2011

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SINA is an owner and operator of a number of online services in the People’s Republic of China.  These include SINA.com (a news portal), SINA Mobile, SINA Community (social services and games), SINA.net (search & enterprise services) and SINA E-Commerce (online shopping).  In FY10 SINA generated revenue of $402m (+12.3%yoy) and net profit of $109m […]