While the US has long provided arms to Taiwan as part of the 1979 Taiwan Relations Act, Beijing has frequently chafed at those sales, protesting them as a violation of China's sovereignty despite the Chinese Communist Party having never governed the island. … [Read more...] about US finalizes sale of 66 F-16 fighters to Taiwan as China tensions escalate
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Hong Kong (CNN Business)Auto sales in China grew last month for the first time in nearly two years, providing some much-needed relief for the world's biggest market, driven by increased demand for commercial vehicles. But the industry is still in serious trouble this year, according to a prominent trade group. … [Read more...] about China’s auto market just snapped a 21-month slump. But car sales are still dire
The company's iPhone trade-in program provides it with used devices that can be re-sold, typically in emerging markets for a fraction of the price of new iPhones. In those markets, Huberty said, Apple holds a much smaller slice of market share than its global and developed markets positions — meaning it has significant room for growth. … [Read more...] about Apple stock split: Should you buy now or wait?
This is something that will not make rich buyers or the real-estate market happy — if you can’t buy up the seemingly endless supply of ungodly expensive real estate anonymously, how many people left will be interested in making the purchase? … [Read more...] about The U.S. Treasury Wants to Know Who’s Buying Up All Those Ritzy Condos in NYC
"The median takes into consideration the middle value of the set of data. However the mean/average takes into consideration all of the values. Therefore high or low values will effect the mean/average. If the mean/average is a lot higher than the median, there is an unusually high value that pulls the average price up. If the mean is a lot lower than the median, there is an unusually low value that pulls the average price down. … [Read more...] about Home Sales and Prices in Manchester CT are Down But Steady!