"The iPhone 6 goes for 5,288 yuan ($864) at the Apple Store. That's a pricey phone no matter where you're from, but especially in China, where the most popular Xiaomi smartphones go for about a third of the price. Yet, the Chinese are buying iPhones. "
THEY ALSO BUY A LOT OF MERCEDES
MY FAVORITE BUILDING IN BEIJING, MAYBE THE WORLD ... A REAL BEAUTY (covered in dust)
"you may remember John Ross, from Socialist Action, a Trotskyist entryist group into the Labour Party. If you do not remember him, your taxes still paid for him. Ken Livingstone hired Socialist Action activists on six-figure salaries because he knew they would be loyal to him in all circumstances: cultishness and subservience to the leader being natural bedfellows. Ross and the rest of the clique went on to take redundancy of around £200,000 a head from the London taxpayers when the voters threw out Livingstone in 2008."
WHO COULD HAVE PREDICTED IT?
NEVER SAY NEVER
THEY HAVE SOME REAL KNOW-HOW HERE, INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL
"Pastor told police before she died on May 21 that she had no idea who would want to attack her ... ordered the ambush in order to access the 77-year-old matriarch’s estate" ... SUNNY PLACE FOR SHADY PEOPLE
"owns thousands of apartments in the city-state" ... DON'T TELL BILL GATES ABOUT THESE RENTIERS
"The result was a frenzy. U.S. government debt volume surged to an all-time high of $946 billion at ICAP Plc, the world’s largest interdealer broker, more than 40 percent above the previous record. About 11.9 billion shares changed hands on U.S. equity exchanges on Oct. 15, the most since the European debt crisis of 2011." ... HAVEN'T SEEN A (BOND) BUYING PANIC LIKE THAT IN AWHILE
"deep anxieties" stirred by "brown migrants sneaking over from Mexico,"
WHO'S GOING TO MOW LAWNS AND PICK BEANS THEN?
"While the company still offers several items for $1, its menu is quietly getting more expensive."
OR THE PACKAGES ARE SHRINKING
SCRUBBED FROM WEIBO AND ALL THE OTHER MAJORS IN CHINA
"President Xi’s praise for Zhou has raised eyebrows on both Weibo [Chinese] and Twitter"
XI IS PROVING THE CHINA FANTASY THESIS CORRECT
'Chinese planners, real estate tycoons, and citizens alike appear to share a passion for gated communities.'
SI HE YUAN THE ULTIMATE GATED COMPOUND OF COURSE
"Conclusion: When fǎzhì 法治 is being used to designate the application of law as it is conceived of by the Chinese Communist Party, I would be very careful always to translate it as "rule by law". When we are referring to the application of law as it is conceived of in the West, then I would be careful to translate it as "rule of law"."
"“The Chinese government could no longer sniff traffic, so they intercepted that traffic between the browser and the iCloud server,” Mr. Sutton said."
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Travel: Tuanjiehu (Line 10)
English address Unit 10, Electrical Research Institute (Next to Home Plate), Nan Sanlitun Lu, (next to Home Plate) Chaoyang district
Chinese address 朝阳区北京机电院南三里屯路10号
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HMMM ERRORS HAPPEN
DOESN'T MATTER, EVERY REAL ESTATE DEAL I'VE EVER SEEN DONE IS ALL CASH, SAME AS IT EVER WAS
THE CONTENTS OF ANOTHER BALD BUT GOATEED GEN X GUY'S BAG
WHAT'S IN YOUR PURSE, DEAR?
Unitedhealth Group Inc
Crown Castle International Corp
L Brands Inc
Davita Healthcare Partners Inc
Monster Beverage Corp
Genuine Parts Company
Hormel Foods Corp
Advance Auto Parts Inc
Church & Dwight Company
American Water Works
Tesoro Petroleum Corp
Extra Space Storage Inc
W.R. Berkley Corp
Domino's Pizza Inc
Springleaf Holdings Inc
Equity Lifestyle Properties
Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp
Michaels Companies Inc.
Amtrust Financial Services
Jack In The Box Inc
Pebblebrook Hotel Trust
Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc
Marriot Vacations Worldwide Cor
American Realty Capital Healthc
Acadia Realty Trust
Om Asset Management Ltd.
Churchill Downs Inc
Chesapeake Lodging Trust
Kite Pharma Inc.
Great Western Bancorp Inc.
Consolidated Communications Holdings
Natus Medical Inc
Diplomat Pharmacy Inc.
Sage Therapeutics Inc.
Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc
Chatham Lodging Trust [Reit]
Zoe'S Kitchen Inc.
Heritage Insurance Holdings
Immune Design Corp.
Dave & Buster's Entertainment Inc.
Biospecifics Technologies Corp
Townsquare Media Llc
Atara Biotherapeutics Inc.
FLATTERY WILL GET YOU EVERYWHERE
IS THAT ALL?
KID HAS A PRETTY MOUTH
CLIMBER FOR SURE