The Xinyuan Real Estate Company (XIN) appears to be coming into its own as a global real estate development company. But like all such companies, there are plenty of risks ahead. The management team will have its hands full going forward.
The Labor Saving Effects of Switching from Store to Online Purchases: Amazon vs. Department Stores and MallsMay 10th, 2016 | © Elliott R. Morss, Ph.D. 1
Labor saving is taking place in service as well as goods-producing industries. This article looks at the effects of growing online sales on malls and department stores.
In the US, unemployment is only 5.5%, a near-full employment level. But workers’ wages have not grown much while incomes at the top have increased rapidly. What is going on?
Xinyuan Real Estate (XIN) recently released its SEC-required annual report for 2015. I have reviewed the report. There are a number of points worth noting.
The article examines US government policies to curb the most dangerous addictions: smoking, drinking, drugs, and overeating. Bans never work. It concludes by recommending that for all addicts should pay an increasing share of the health costs they incur.