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De-crowning the Dollar

Michael Pento | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Michael Pento

The gradual erosion of the U.S. dollar's status as the world's reserve currency has been greatly hastened of late. This is due not only to the perpetual gridlock in D.C., but also our government's inability to articulate a strategy to deal with the reported $126 trillion of unfunded liabilities.

How China Is Beating The U.S.

Dr. Stephen Leeb | Posted 01.18.2012 | Home
Dr. Stephen Leeb

The world is entering an era of resource scarcity. China's leadership recognizes this and is beating us to the punch. They're racing to accumulate critical and diminishing resources vital to every aspect of modern life, from growing and transporting food to making and running the computers

Trade War Is Here -- and We've Disarmed

Robert Kuttner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Kuttner

American industry is so far into the tank with the Chinese, and the U.S. government is so heavily dependent on the Chinese to buy our bonds, that the administration can't imagine taking a hard line against Beijing.

We Need More Constructive U.S.-China Relations

Fred Teng | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Fred Teng

On the heels of the arms sales to Taiwan and at a time when we rely on China's geopolitical clout in Iran and North Korea, inviting the Dalai Lama to visit the White House will be instigating a destructive downward spiral in relations.

"Oba-Mao", What Do We Do Now?

Beth Nonte Russell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Beth Nonte Russell

Just before Christmas in 1999, I got off a flight from Hong Kong to San Francisco with a frail, 13-month-old baby girl in my arms. The future for her, I felt sure, would be far different now that she was in America.

Is China Headed Towards Collapse? | EAMON JAVERS | | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The conventional wisdom in Washington and in most of the rest of the world is that the roaring Chinese economy is going to pull the global economy out...

Meuse Muses On Being Obama In China

Joseph Meuse | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joseph Meuse

America and China represent two economies that have become so intertwined that neither can extricate itself without considerable harm. We must act as a partner; we must take responsibility.

Will The U.S. and China Ever See Eye-To-Eye?

Julie Farby | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Julie Farby

To show the world we're not going to risk relations with our favorite creditor on account of a couple of crushed Uighurs, Obama dropped the whole human rights spiel in favor of sports!

Anti-Dollar Contagion Gains Pace

Michael J. Panzner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael J. Panzner

As was the case with the now hobbled U.S. banking system, the dollar's fortunes have long depended on the confidence of others.

China's Wen Worried Over US Assets

Al Jazeera English | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Wen Jiabao, China's prime minister, has voiced concern over the outlook of US government bonds, calling on Washington to ease worries about US assets....