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Chuck DeVore: America's China blindspot -- What 'responsible' investors must realize before it is too late

Added: 16.10.2019 14:37 | 6 views | 0 comments

With the Chinese Communist Party and its official mouthpieces calling foul on the NBA over free speech issues, how might that lesson apply to American investors? Specifically, so-called 'ESG' investors?

Tags: NBA, HP

Hong Kong protesters are punishing brands that take China's side

Added: 16.10.2019 13:44 | 1 views | 0 comments

Whether it's the NBA or American businesses like Starbucks, corporations are forced to walk a fine line between principles and profits


Hong Kong protesters outraged over LeBron's China comments

Added: 16.10.2019 13:13 | 1 views | 0 comments

Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam was shouted down as she tried to deliver an important annual speech. That chaotic scene follows controversial comments by NBA star LeBron James, who appeared to support China rather than pro-democracy demonstrators. His remarks outraged protesters, who are also punishing brands that appear to take China's side. Ramy Inocencio reports.

Tags: NBA, Hong Kong

These 3 factors explain why the NBA and other companies struggle to push back against Chinese censorship.

Added: 16.10.2019 11:19 | 7 views | 0 comments

But banning foreign companies also poses a risk to Beijing.

Tags: NBA, Beijing
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LeBron James responds to NBA-China fallout, says every issue shouldn't 'be everybody’s problem’

Added: 16.10.2019 8:41 | 14 views | 0 comments

Lebron James on Tuesday attempted to clarify his position after his critical remarks about Houston GM’s Daryl Morey’s pro-Hong Kong tweet was widely rebuked on social media and tried to explain that "we're not politicians."

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Technical foul: Chinese traders in online sneaker market punish NBA after HK controversy

Added: 16.10.2019 8:25 | 27 views | 0 comments

On Oct. 4, a Chinese trader noticed a sharp drop in the price of crypto tokens backed by Nike's Air Jordan sneakers on a U.S.-based exchange after the general manager of the NBA's Houston Rockets tweeted support for the protests in Hong Kong.


Doubts grow over Merkel's heir apparent as German chancellor

Added: 16.10.2019 7:58 | 12 views | 0 comments

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer's path to succeed Angela Merkel as Germany's chancellor seemed clear when she replaced her as leader of the governing Christian Democrats (CDU) last December.


NBA-China rift could hit players where it hurts: Their wallets

Added: 16.10.2019 0:21 | 2 views | 0 comments

As LeBron James suggests, some of the league's top stars have millions of reasons to hope the controversy dies down

Tags: NBA, Players

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