Death by Chinareveals how thousands of Chinese cyber dissidents are being imprisoned in "Google Gulags"; how Chinese hackers are escalating coordinated cyberattacks on U.S. defense and America's key businesses; how China's undervalued currency is damaging the U.S., Europe, and the global recovery; why American companies are discovering that the risks of operating in China are even worse than they imagined; how China is promoting nuclear proliferation in its pursuit of oil; and how the media distorts the China story--including a "Hall of Shame" of America's worst China apologists.
This book doesn't just catalogue China's abuses: It presents a call to action and a survival guide for a critical juncture in America's history--and the world's.
If It's Raining in Brazil, Buy Starbucks quantifies how far-reaching factors affect stock prices, and how investors can trade more effectively by understanding the links between these forces and the stock market. It focuses on specific macroeconomic forces and which sectors of the economy react to different indicators, providing investors and traders with clear signals on whether to buy, sell, or sit on the sidelines.
Unlike more targeted investing titles, Peter Navarro's insightful book contains benefits for all investorsfrom day traders to long-term, buy-and-hold investors. Simulations and analyses, along with real-life examples and case studies, provide inside details on:How to profit from specific technological change Strategies to trade effectively in times of recession or inflation Which economic indicators to followand why
High-profile events and announcements can cause tremendous swings in stocks and sectors, and often point out tremendous opportunities to investors who know how to read them. When the Market Moves, Will You Be Ready? is a "how-to" for knowing which events matter versus which are meaningless, and how to take advantage of the former for consistent trading success.
Emphasizing the practical side of trading, When the Market Moves, Will You Be Ready? features exercises, Q&As, and checklists for using investing techniques in day, swing, value, or virtually any other trading or investing style.
This hands-on book explores:Techniques for finding the best stock in a given sector Methods for profitably combining technical and fundamental analysis Ways to continually assess market and sector trends
After the failures of Obama and Congress: a better, bipartisan route back to prosperity.
Mr. Bernanke is right that if the profligate policies of Congress and the Obama administration continue, we will face some hard choices. But he offers as the only choice harsh budget and program cuts and painfully higher taxes. There is a better way: to undertake the broad-based structural reforms we identify in our Seeds of Prosperity blueprint.
" Always a Winner is an important and timely guide to thriving in challenging economic times. Prof. Navarro deftly bridges the academic and business communities, showing corporate leaders how to read economic tea-leaves to anticipate business cycles. His "Master Cyclist" credo offers many practical tips and real-world case studies for steering companies through turbulent economic seas." —Mark Greene, Ph.D, Chief Executive Officer, FICO (Fair Isaac Corp.)
"Navarro’s Always a Winner shows why forecasting the economy with a ruler can be lethal for corporate executives and money managers. He demonstrates how to skillfully anticipate the ups and downs of the economy and successfully navigate through them. The current economic crisis clearly demonstrates why this book is so important to have on your bookshelf." —Mark Zandi, Chief Economist and Cofounder of Moody’s Economy.com
"Always a Winner is required reading for every entrepreneur, money manager, and independent investor hoping to outperform the market and retire one day." —Mark T. Brookshire, Founder of StockTrak.com and WallStreetSurvivor.com
" Navarro’s wealth of real world examples will show you how to make both economic recessions and recoveries invaluable allies in executing competitive corporate strategies. A must read!" —Lakshman Achuthan, Managing Director, Economic Cycle Research Institute
Why recessions are far more dangerous than any 10 competitors
Most companies make a lot of money during economic expansions-and lose a lot of money during recessions. That is the way it has always been. That is the way it need not always be.
This book will show you how to "always be a winner" over the course of the entire business cycle-not just when economic times are good. To do this job, this book will arm you with all the strategies and tactics and forecasting tools you will need to profitably manage your organization through the business cycle seasons-from the best of boom times to the worst of recessionary times.
In this book, you will learn toForecast movements and key recessionary turning points in the business cycle Implement a set of powerful "battle-tested" strategies over the course of the business cycle Rebuild your organization with a strategic business cycle orientation and thereby make it much more recession-resistant and resilient over the longer term
The forecasting tools and management strategies revealed in this book have been developed over the last five years by the author-the world's leading expert on managing the business cycle for competitive advantage.
By learning to strategically manage the business cycle, your organization will be able to create a powerful competitive and sustainable advantage over its rivals and thereby find the grail sought by every executive team in the world-superior financial performance.
In this way, Always a Winner provides you with the in-depth insight and practical advice you need to help your company survive and thrive in the increasingly risky conditions of the 21st century.
How China’s no-holds-barred race for oil is destabilizing the world and causing massive human misery.
China’s rapidly expanding thirst for petroleum sent gas and oil prices soaring. China’s brass-knuckled, amoral approach to securing its oil reserves is facilitating such tragedies as the slaughter of Burmese protestors and the Darfur genocide. China’s willingness to trade “blood and nukes for oil” is also rapidly accelerating the global arms race and nuclear proliferation.
China’s massive commercial piracy and counterfeiting industries: how they work and how they hurt you.
Consumers may find it hard to feel sorry for fat cat corporations like Louis Vuitton or Disney when Chinese pirates knock off their luxury handbags or first-run movies. But Chinese counterfeiting and piracy are hardly limited to upscale baubles and Hollywood entertainment. And Chinese counterfeiting and piracy expose every one of us to extreme health and safety risks....
How to win the inevitable, fast-arriving economic war with China: What consumers, businesses, and governments must start doing today.
Because of the “zero-sum” economic consequences and environmental fallout from China’s export-driven growth, the citizens of America, Europe, and other countries ultimately pay dearly for cheap Chinese goods--with lost jobs, stagnant wages, skyrocketing energy prices, unsafe products, lost sovereignty, and more pollution and global warming. To ensure a prosperous and peaceful twenty-first century, what can be done?
The horrific truth behind the “China Price”: dangerous, oppressive working conditions, and outright slave labor.
If China is winning on the basis of a cheap, well-disciplined labor force and superior manufacturing methods, that’s one set of facts. In fact, however, much of the “China Price” advantage is the result of slave-labor conditions coupled with a potent array of unfair trade practices that violate virtually every tenet and norm of international trade....