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Investing in China: Famously Volatile, Richly Rewarding

July 21, 2007

By Tomoeh Murakami Tse and Ariana Eunjing Cha
Washington Post Staff Writers
Sunday, July 22, 2007; Page F01

It’s the money tree that keeps on giving.

Despite warnings about the lack of transparency, corruption scandals and companies with shaky financials, the Chinese stock market has leaped 300 percent in the past two years.

No other major market in the world has rewarded investors as generously. Consider: Brazil, Russia and India — the other fast-growing countries that make up the so-called BRIC economies — gained at most 170 percent over the same period. The Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index rose 24 percent.

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/07/21/AR2007072100113.html

Related: We at Peace and Freedom believe that despite the terrific potential for wealth; China’s record on human rights and corruption detracts significantly from her opportunities.  Before investors enter the China market, we recommend they review her overall record in the international community.  See:

Chinese dissident was tortured

Frightening Scenes: Beijing’s Brutal Dirty Laundry

China Planning a Surreal Facade for Summer Olympic Games: Beijing 2008

Despite outcry, many Americans can’t live without China goods

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