Data for investment demand comes from the WGC reports shown here.
Results are here.
Sharesleuth has posted the first 2 parts of a 3-part series on Chinese frauds. I found their research to be interesting, particularly because they discovered that a lot of the money that was stolen from investors did not go into Chinese hands, but rather it ended up in the hands of people like Paul Kelley who facilitated the listings of the fraudulent companies on US exchanges. In an earlier story, they explain that people like Kelley received millions of shares in the newly listed companies, at very low, pre-listing prices. [more]
Disclaimer: This has nothing to do with investing, and none of this should be taken as medical advice. It's just a blog. [more]
"Government must step up to the plate, as it should have in early 2009."