Economics of Manufacturing

This is nuts, what could possibly go wrong?

http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2015/06/17/2132085/this-is-nuts-what-could-possibly-go-wrong/

“Manufacturing is a very hard business these days,” said Mr. Dong, chairman of the company. “I want to make some money from the stock market and use the profits to restart my manufacturing business later, when the economy turns for the better.”