NOTHING TO SEE HERE. MOVE ALONG. CalPERS is Heavily Invested in Chinese Companies. “As NBA frets over PRoC, Yu Ben Meng bets big with dollars from America’s largest pension fund.”

via californiaglobe: California’s public employees should know that their retirement funds have invested in companies controlled by the Chinese military, which manufacture parts for the DF-41 missile, along with a range … Read more

These high valuations are coming at a time when investors are heavily invested in stocks

via @valuewalk: “Corrections happen during growth-rate cycle slowdowns, they don’t require a recession.” – Lakshman Achuthan, Economic Cycle Research Institute     valuewalkpremium.com/2019/05/these-high-valuations-are-coming-at-a-time-when-investors-are-heavily-invested-in-stocks/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Last month, Chinese-owned Tencent invested heavily in Reddit. Now, they’re shadow-banning VPN users. This is a scary chapter in Reddit’s war on freedom.

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Is Fed Pumping Stocks To Keep Pensions Solvent? With pensions now 50% or more invested in stocks, it seems pretty obvious that one way to inflate away the looming pension catastrophe is for the Fed to inflate the stock market.

via investmentresearchdynamics: The pension crisis is inching closer by the day. @CalPERS just voted to increase the amount cities must pay to the agency. Cities point to possible insolvency if payments … Read more