Tuesday, April 22, 2014
The most interesting slow-motion bubble popping...
...continues. We note many sources (in an informationally "centralized" country) "leaking" bad economic figures, in a deliberate attempt to manage the inevitable. However, this is not a case of legitimate numbers being reported...but rather an effort to buy time in the hopes global demand picks up.
It also buys time for the elite party members to move assets and family members to safer locales, or at least have a plan to do so at a moments notice.