Pathlight Investors’ Top Recommended Reads - March 2014

  • Posted on: 9 December 2015
  • By: admin

Ready for some more great articles?  Here's our picks for March 2014:  
 

China – the country defended its population controls and said it won’t announce a time frame for completely ending the one-child policy – WSJ http://goo.gl/XoqOQe  

 

Companies rush to list shares – IPOs are occurring at the fastest pace in years.  In the first two months of this year, 42 companies went public in the U.S., raising $8.3 billion (at this time in ’13 only 20 companies had listed).  “investors are bidding more aggressively for newly minted shares this year than they have in more than a decade” – WSJ   http://goo.gl/bUoFNZ   

 

Crude by rail: The WSJ reports that pipeline companies are abandoning proposed projects in the Bakken Shale and that it is becoming clear that crude by rail isn’t a temporary phenomenon. WSJ http://goo.gl/ZqE2EQ   

 

Keystone pipeline - New Post-ABC News poll: Keystone XL project overwhelmingly favored by Americans (Washington Posthttp://goo.gl/bPrbnn). 

 

China suffers its first corporate bond default – three retailer holders of a bond from Shanghai Chaori Solar told the FT they received only a small fraction of the interest owed Thurs night and didn’t expect any more money.  FT   http://goo.gl/UALQuE  

 

China property markets – China Vanke, the country’s biggest property developer, said net profit rose 21% in ’13.  Vanke said housing demand was stronger than expected in many Chinese cities.  WSJ   http://goo.gl/yWsyHz   

 

China – a finance official suggested China could miss this year’s 7.5% GDP growth target – WSJ   http://goo.gl/SHgRF2   

 

And On A Lighter Note…

Rooster driving Michigan neighborhood bonkers: http://goo.gl/g3vLSh