Asian people buying things

Lining up in front of Louis Vuitton in Hong Kong. Photo by Anne Roberts (click on image for original).

Lately, the US media seems to be obsessed with Asian people spending money:

Chinese and Vietnamese are not the only newly conspicuous spenders in the US; Brazilians have been buying up comparatively cheap properties in New York and Miami.


  1. Random Reader

    Go to the outlet mall near the town of Barstow, California, There are busloads of frenzied Mainland Chinese tourists spending their hard-earned cash there.

    • Chinese American tourists, too! My parents make it a point to stop in Barstow every time we go to Vegas, and there are many families that visit with far more regularity that mine.

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