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China’s Holdings of US Treasuries Plunge at Historic Pace

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 Cinnamon    26,285

China’s holdings of US Treasury securities plunged by a stunning $66.4 billion in November 2016, after having already plunged $41 billion in October, the US Treasury Department reported today in its Treasury International Capital data release. After shedding Treasuries for months, China’s holdings, now the second largest behind Japan, are down to $1.049 trillion.

At this pace, it won’t take long before China’s pile of Treasuries falls below the $1 trillion mark. It was China’s sixth month in a row of declines. Over the 12-month period, China slashed its holdings by $215.2 billion, or by 17%!

Japan’s holdings of US Treasuries dropped by $23 billion in November. Over the 12-month period, its holdings are down by $36.3 billion.



They're not buying anymore. 

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 Jostler    2,216

unfortunately, this unraveling gives a lot  of powerful people even more incentive to start a world war to blame it on.  If China and Japan are selling, who is buying?

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