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04-13-2016 (Photo: Macao, China) -- Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. recently announced its Sheraton Hotels brand will be a key force in the company's growth in 2012) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules http://johnbatchelorshow.com/blog Twitter: @BatchelorShow Dead Panda Bounce. Cyberoffense Overpowers Cyberdefense. Frasier Howie, Red Capitalism. Bill Gertz, Washington Free Beacon. @GordonGChang, Daily Beast. “It has been a calm couple of months in China’s financial markets. That’s unlikely to last, and the turmoil is more likely than ever to spill over into the world’s still fragile financial system. “Until last summer, most of the world didn’t care much about China’s markets or banks. What mattered a lot was how much its factories produced and how much copper or iron ore it imported. “That changed in August when Beijing botched a currency devaluation. That was followed in January by a stock-market selloff that rippled across the globe. “We are likely to see much more of that,” said Gaston Gelos, who oversaw the International Monetary Fund’s Global Financial Stability Analysis Report, which came out last week. The IMF expects China’s connections to the global financial system to grow substantially in the coming years. “What is most worrisome is investors’ short memories of the havoc China played on the world’s markets. The idea that China is still an engine of growth, and that there are big profits to be made there, is dangerous for investors….” http://www.wsj.com/articles/why-china-still-makes-the-financial-world-anxious-1460561516 http://www.wsj.com/articles/chinas-anbang-tells-starwood-it-is-walking-away-1459455942 http://freebeacon.com/issues/fbi-warns-cyber-threat-electric-grid/