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In the event that the Trump administration forces Alibaba and others to delist, shareholders will still hold their shares. However, in the absence of an efficient stock exchange acting as a secondary market, monetizing those shares may become difficult for shareholders. There may not be a counterparty to buy the shares. If the delisting happens with a warning, investors may flock to sell their shares in these companies before the formal delisting, driving stock prices down. Having already raised the capital, the companies won’t be affected much unless they have plans to raise more in the near term.
The extraordinary episode was the order, more or less, from the US administration that a $600bn US federal pension fund should drop a long-planned investment in Chinese shares. Strictly speaking, the intended investment by the Thrift Savings Plan was merely a re-allocation of a portion of its portfolio into a global share index that includes China. But it was enough to enrage the White House.
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The more the climate crisis develops, the more that a certain idea has the potential to gain traction. This is the idea that for the species to be saved, a great deal of people-especially poorer and nonwhite people-will need to have the population numbers in their communities reduced, whether through birth reductions or through more drastic means.