I admit to a bit of fascination with the viral Korean pop video, Gangnam Style.  My fascination stems from the following:

  • It has nearly 400 million views on YouTube.  Some kind of record.
  • I have been going to Gangnam 4-8 times a year for at least 15 years. It’s the wealthiest and trendiest part

In my previous post, Aussiewood Film Finance And China Co-Productions. Ever The Twain Shall Meet?  I explained how a cash rebate equivalent to 40% of feature film production costs is available from the Australian government for films with “significant Australian content” if the producer incurred “qualifying Australian production expenditure” when making the film. This rebate

By now just about everyone has a rough outline on the goings on surrounding Bo Xilai, Chonqing’s former power boss.  To grossly summarize:

  • Xilai and his wife were very powerful.
  • Businesses (including foreign businesses) were taken by Bo Xilai and his wife’s power and sought to ally with them.
  • A British businessman, Neil Heywood, who

Not saying all Chinese stocks are bad. Not at all.

But I am saying that if you are going to buy Chinese stocks, you should at least familiarize yourself with the bizarre things that can (and too often do) go wrong with them. If you are thinking about buying a Chinese company stock, first read