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10 Implications of the Coronavirus on the Chinese Economy

With parts translated from an article by 水木然 The 2019 novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19, has been in the headlines for a few weeks. The deadly virus originated from Wuhan, Hubei right before Chinese New Year (CNY), and has since spread over China and subsequently the world. As of February 21st,

Commercial Banking in Hong Kong

Written by a Vice President of Commercial Banking in Hong Kong Commercial Banking Career Path in Hong Kong Despite what you may see in the news, commercial banking in Hong Kong is booming still. If you go on LinkedIn, eFinancialCareers or indeed.com, you will find too many jobs to fill, from entry

Investing in Pressure Pumper Stocks

Written by an energy investment banker Pressure Pumping Industry Introduction Pressure pumpers provide hydraulic fracturing services for oil and gas exploration & production companies. Hydraulic fracturing (or fracking or fracing) increases the flow of oil and gas via improving conductivity of the hydrocarbon (oil & gas) zone within an oil or gas

Depressed Oil & Gas Stocks

Written by an ex-bulge bracket oil & gas investment banker Recent History of Oil & Gas Stocks US shale players, so hot before 2014 and trading at tech multiples under a growth at any cost scenario, have peeled back tremendously. Shale and other unconventional forms of oil extraction had seen huge breakthroughs in

Commercial Real Estate Valuation: Cap Rate Approach

Fundamental valuation of commercial real estate is similar to fundamental valuation of a stock, the intrinsic value of the property depends on the cash flows that it generates. This is known broadly as the income approach to valuation, which can be further broken down into 3 variations: Cap rate approach

Luxury Goods Industry Primer

The luxury goods industry is a core industry within Consumer & Retail. Depending on its definition, specifically whether or not it includes luxury cars and hospitality, the market size of the luxury goods industry ranges from $200 billion to $1.2 trillion. We will focus on the core luxury goods industry

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