33016329 submission Submission + - China: Reducing reserve ratio to loan more money? (reuters.com) Submitted by pointless_hack on Monday May 14, 2012 @01:37PM pointless_hack writes: "On Friday, May 12th, the Wall Street Journal announced that China will have access to the US Banking system in the capacity of lenders. -> http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304543904577394533978464876.html?mod=googlenews_wsj I speculate that they will leverage a reserve ratio more generous than anything they enjoy at home in China. Meanwhile, back at the ranch, they are actually LOWERING THEIR OWN reserve ratio THE SAME DAY! -> http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/05/12/china-economy-rrr-idUSL4E8GC03Q20120512 (Reuters links go stale in two weeks so they can monetize.) This boggles my imagination for this reason: if I had $700 M_illion per year, of pure profit, to invest, I would need literally two $1 Million dollar investment opportunities EVERY DAY FOR A YEAR, to invest it all."