HNAs Fire Sale Isnt Offering Any Bargains
August 28, 2018

At HNA Group Co., everything must go. But peer through the noise, and it looks like this distressed seller isn’t offering bargain-basement prices.

The Chinese conglomerate remains mired in chaos and confusion after its co-chairman died suddenly. The billions of Continue reading

Banks Arent as Safe as They Think
August 24, 2018

In the decade since the collapse of Lehman Brothers, regulators around the world have taken steps which, they argue, have greatly strengthened the resilience of the financial system. Buoyant asset prices and rising bank shares suggest that investors largely believe Continue reading

Hong Kongs IPO Takeoff Is Running Out of Runway
August 17, 2018

Brace, brace. Hong Kong’s IPO takeoff is going to come to a screeching halt.

There’s a flood of deals still in the pipeline, it’s true, from food delivery giant Meituan Dianping to biotech unicorn Innovent Biologics Inc. But investor fatigue is Continue reading

Trump Is Right: China Should Stop Stealing the U.S.’s Best Ideas
August 14, 2018

Suppose a Chinese electric carmaker wants to win market share by selling cars with the best cutting-edge battery technology. How does it get that technology? It can hire some engineers, build a lab and try to develop it inhouse. It Continue reading

GM Can’t Wait Around for Trump to Win a Trade War
July 8, 2018

Last year, Corporate America was all about press releases announcing lofty U.S. hiring plans. The new fad is to threaten the reverse.

On Friday, General Motors Co. joined Harley-Davidson Inc. and bourbon maker Brown-Forman Corp. in calling out the negative impact Continue reading

Thailand Leads in Crypto by Skipping the Big Debate
July 5, 2018

Securities, or not securities. That is the crypto question.

Except in Thailand.

While regulators around the world have grappled with the issue of what category digital currencies and assets fall into, Thailand has skipped the debate altogether.

Instead, using an emergency Continue reading

Harley Hitting the Road Is Just the Start
June 26, 2018

As one Trump administration trade policy backfires, another looks set to.

On Monday, Harley-Davidson Inc. said it would shift some production out of the U.S. in order to mitigate the impact of European Union tariffs targeting its motorcycles. Those penalties — which Continue reading